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Blueberry Yogurt Cake

Blueberry yogurt cake pieces stacked with jug of milk.

Bursting with fresh lemon flavor, tenderness from yogurt, and sweetness from berries, this Blueberry Yogurt Cake is the most delicious breakfast or snack—or dessert—to share with the kids. Plus: It’s so easy to make! Blueberry Yogurt Cake I took inspiration from my beloved Yogurt Muffins and turned them into this easy snack cake—because it’s easy, […]

Best Tips for Cooking with Toddlers (Plus Recipes)

woman and toddler cooking in kitchen together.

Having the kids in the kitchen can be fun, productive, and delicious, but how exactly does cooking with toddlers work? Learn how to channel their “I do it myself!” spirit into fun cooking activities and basic kitchen skills. Cooking with Toddlers Most people I know fall into one of two camps: They either find the […]

Final Thoughts on Food and Feeding

Revisiting ‘In the Heat of a Meltdown’

In the last episode of the season, the cohosts revisit some highlights of this season and share more tips and insight for raising our kids to be healthy and independent eaters. Mackenzie Johnson Parent to a little one with her own quirks. Celebrator of the concept of raising kids “from scratch”. Learner and lover of […]

Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Olive oil cookies on pink plate with glasses of milk.

Made with a base of olive oil instead of butter, and whole wheat flour for extra flavor, these dairy-free Chocolate Chip Cookies are lower in sugar than most and just as delicious. They’re a perfect cookie to bake with the kids! Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies In searching for a cookie that my entire family could […]

Easy Gingerbread Cake

Stacked squares of gingerbread cake.

With mellow, yet flavorful warm spices and a super easy method, this easy Gingerbread Cake is perfectly spiced and super simple to bake. Serve it with decorative sprinkles or add whipped cream or cream cheese frosting. Gingerbread Cake We’ve long loved Gingerbread Muffins as a festive holiday muffins (or just as a spice muffins whenever […]

Best Learning Towers (For All Budgets!)

guidecraft kitchen tower learning tower for toddlers in natural

Learning towers bring toddlers and little kids up to counter height, protect them from falling backwards with their smart design, and let the kids help cook, play, or eat up where the action is. They’re SO useful! Today, I’m sharing my favorites to fit a range of budgets and spaces. Learning Towers for Toddlers We […]

Persevering Through Picky Eating

Persevering Through Picky Eating

If you are dealing with picky eating, you know the struggle is real. But you might be asking “Why?” and “What can I do?”. Get research-based answers and reality-centered solutions in today’s episode! Mackenzie DeJong Aunt of four unique kiddos. Passionate about figuring how small brains develop, process, and differ. Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life […]

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