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Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

The rainy weather makes everything more difficult. Each morning I fight the urge to pull myself deeper under the covers. Once I finally extract myself from the bed, I try to give myself things to look forward to throughout the day, even if it’s something as little as a grabbing a little cuddle from Zelda before I head out the …
Gluten-Free Pasta

IPS Chips Walking Tacos

Inspired by the Cooking Channel’s Junk Food Flip, I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen to try and put a healthier spin on some of my favorite junk food (sadly, I haven’t found a substitute for Oreos). As a mom, I really strive to make sure Zelda eats as healthy as possible, and lucky for me, she isn’t at …
IPS Chips

Fit Mom Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

After seven straight days of eating dessert over the holiday break my body was begging me to take a serious sugar detox. On my quest to a nutritious 2017 I started thinking while I love leafy greens, there’s only so much lettuce, kale and spinach a girl can eat. I began doing a little research into healthy grains. …
Champagne Vinegar

Thanksgiving Leftover Bagel Sandwiches

If your family is like my family try as we might, we never seem to finish all the food at Thanksgiving. However, we have no problem polishing it off over the course of the weekend. In years past we’ve dived right into Thanksgiving sandwiches the day after, but this year I wanted to add an unexpected twist. I started thinking …

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Little’s Lunch More Magical

What do my rabbit Shakira, rainbow cheese and puddles have in common? Zelda thinks they are all hilarious. These three things always evoke a series of full belly laughs from my babe. Zelda will spend hours chasing Shakira around the house giggling, and never misses the opportunity to splash in a puddle while smiling from ear …
Gel Food Coloring

How to Make Scary Monster Nacho Tacos for Halloween!

I think I could eat a taco every day if I ever decided to relinquish all self-control. So it only seemed appropriate to include Scary Monster Nacho Tacos on my Halloween table. And let’s be honest – when are tacos not appropriate?  I will say aside from eating them, the highlight of this recipe was when Zelda sat on hers …
Black & White Plate

How to Make Back to School Kebabs Three Ways

Zelda has been carrying her OmieBox around the house for the last few days. I literally had to propose a trade for a package of bracelets to get it out of her tiny hands for my most recent WCIU You & Me segment. I was super psyched when I realized our newest creation -- a trio …
Skewer Set

Goat Cheese & Pomegranate Kale Salad

This Goat Cheese & Pomegranate Kale Salad meets somewhere in the middle of summer and fall, which is exactly where I feel like my brain is located. With the warm weather, it feels like the height of summer but with back to school, Halloween decorations popping up everywhere and the close of fashion week, things are feeling more autumnal every …
Champagne Vinegar

Back to School Sandwiches

Exercising your culinary creativity doesn’t always mean spending hours in the kitchen – especially when making lunch for your back to school babes. And while Zelda and I haven’t quiet reached this major life juncture I have been making a concentrated effort to jazz up her lunches. She was all for these Back to School Sandwiches shaped like animals and …
Cookie Cutter Set

Red & Blue Slushies with Star Sliders

It’s time to get your red, white and blue on! Kick your barbeque up a notch (and your rad mom status) when you serve Red & Blue Slushies with Star Sliders. This adorable lunch with have your littles feeling super patriotic and they will have the energy to stay up for the fireworks. To make the slushies we used our …
KitchenAid Blender
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