Good nutrition starts with milk and whole grains. {giveaway}

Do your kids eat whole grain cereal for breakfast? Do they finish the milk in the bowl or do they leave it on the kitchen table as they dash for the bus? Did you know that simply drinking the leftover milk from cereal bowls may help them work towards fulfilling their body’s daily dairy, calcium, […]

Bistro Boxes from @Starbucks – MMM Delicious {Review}

Starbucks cooler

Before heading to the zoo this morning we stopped by our local Starbucks for lunch. More specifically, their Bistro Boxes. We wanted lunches that were both convenient and nutritious. These eight new Bistro Boxes have less than 500 calories – whether you opt for the snack or entrée size – and each box contains daily […]

@SenecaFarms Oatmeal & Fruit Review & Giveaway (ends 7.31)

Seneca Farms

Raise your hand if you’re guilty of skipping breakfast. Or having coffee for breakfast. Considering our children develop their eating habits by watching us, this isn’t a good thing. Here are some important stats about families skipping breakfast: It’s not groundbreaking news that breakfast provides us and our kids with the nutrition and fuel our […]

It’s time to eliminate artificial food dyes…

Artificial Dyes

Last month my good friend Melissa found out her preschooler was allergic to artificial food dyes. Since then her world has turned into scrutinizing labels and a new level of menu planning. She had a rude awakening after her son ate a raspberry cheesecake yogurt that if yogurt isn’t all fruit, it probably contains dyes. […]

Life is a Picnic Pack (and sometimes a box of chocolates)

Life is a Picnik Pack

Are you ready for Earth Day next week? I was so excited to receive a “Life is a Picnic Pack” from the other day. What’s a Picnic Pack you say? Green Toys, one of our favorite sponsors is participating, along with 4 other outstanding earth-friendlly brands in a fun limited edition pack for Earth […]

4/6 CHALLENGE: Give a meal an easy makeover!


Your family’s food should be safe and nutritious because what’s more important than the health of your child? Choosing certified organic food is a simple way to help promote health. You can do it by taking small steps that have a big impact. Your challenge: This week, prepare a meal for your family that includes […]