It’s not all about the “What”


I went for a hair cut last week and found out that for all these years I had been washing my hair wrong... Well not wrong per se, but that there was definitely a better way to do it and that was was...
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Tahini Nutella


So many of the kids I work with talk about Nutella.  Now, personally I’m not a huge fan of the stuff, but I know lots and lots of kids who are and lots of kids who are devastated to find out...
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2 Minute Cinnamon Buns!


Ingredients for the buns: 1 loaf unbaked challah dough, defrosted 1 tbsp cinnamon + 1/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp butter/margarine/ canola oil Ingredients for the glaze:  2 cups icing sugar 1/4 cup...
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Oh So Crunchy Granola


I’ve tried to make granola many a time, and as many as I have tried to make crispy crunchy granola with the perfect little clusters….It’s just never worked. Even as I cover my eyes...
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No Bake Date Balls


Ingredients: 250 grams pitted dates 1.5 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup peanut butter optional add ins (pumpkin seeds, cranberries, chocolate chips, sesame seeds, I can really keep going!!!) Directions:...
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It’s okay to be a Little Bit Selfish


Some of the moms that I work with break my heart. As in, I want to cry listening to them talk they break my heart so much. There have been many times during a session that I just want to give the mom...
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Why Cook Twice When You Can Cook Once?


Tuna OR Salmon Burgers Ingredients: 3 15 oz cans salmon 2 tsp garlic powder 1 cup pureed pumpkin 2 frozen dill cubes salt and pepper to taste Directions: mix all ingredients together and form into 12...
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Do we need New Years Resolutions….


Sometimes I wonder if on New Years the count down is really to the new year or to the “new you” we are all thinking that we are magically going to find on the other side. Year after year...
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Weaning my baby onto a Vegan Diet


When you work with as many parents as I do, you see people from all walks of life and who maintain a wide variety of speciality diets for any number of reasons. I’ve been asked many a time by a new...
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The focus of all Holiday Meals (or any family meal)


When talking about managing children’s weight, addressing picky eating, or promoting healthy relationships with food one of the most notable factors is how frequently children are exposed to...
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