I am officially in my third trimester. And it feels like it. Once the sun goes down I turn into this cranky old woman who has a sore back. But I guess
Do you have any athletes living with you? Spouses with insane work hours? You need some of these portable power snacks. When I say snack, I really mean, too-busy-to-take-15-minutes-and-eat-an-actual-meal snack. These are snacks that pack a punch. Many days,
Shifting attitudes isn’t tough – it’s crazy tough. And when you’re talking about attitudes toward kid snack foods – that is the King of Crazy Tough. I stopped being naive when my son entered public school. My carrot-coated bubble was popped.
Motherhood is a grand adventure in problem solving. I learned last year that the kindergarten classes at our school have snack time everyday. Most teachers sent home a plastic tote that rotated through the families. Other teachers asked for donations of dry, non-perishable snacks. (Picture cabinets overflowing with Apple Jacks, Saltines, and graham crackers.) I knew […]
I can’t and won’t make everything from scratch. This may seem surprising. We make a lot of foods from scratch like mozzarella, paneer, bread, muffins, waffles, pancakes, crepes, granola, jams, jellies, applesauce, chutney, marinara, ketchup, salad dressing, chicken stock, and veggie stock. Heck, we even grind our own white whole wheat flour. But if I […]