The Pantry’s Always Open + DIY Clif Bars

The Pantry’s Always Open + DIY Clif Bars

Is it just me, or are we all hearing this phrase “can I have a snack?” approximately 875 times a day? Maybe it’s because we are on week 3 of non-stop family time or because trips to the grocery store add a new level of anxiety, but not only is the...
Kids and After-Dinner Snacks (I.E. Fourth Meal): Friend or Foe?

Kids and After-Dinner Snacks (I.E. Fourth Meal): Friend or Foe?

[5 minutes into dinner] “I’m full! Can I be done?” [15 minutes later] “I’m hungry! What can I have for a snack?” After-Dinner Snacks: The Fourth Meal  Sound familiar? An after-dinner snack can be a blessing and a curse. It can help some kids get in nutrients that are...
Immune-Boosting Instant Pot Chicken Soup

Immune-Boosting Instant Pot Chicken Soup

It’s February, and officially the time of the year when I like to believe that Winter is over and Spring is practically here. Judging by the sub-freezing temperatures outside and the feverish little one sleeping in my bed as I write, this is most definitely not the...
Perfect Portion Meatloaf

Perfect Portion Meatloaf

You’re heard us say it a million times. . . any food can fit into a healthy diet. Meatloaf is surely no exception. The key with most comfort or indulgent foods is portion size, which is exactly why I love this recipe (adapted from MyRecipes.com). You don’t have to...