Apricot & Banana Baby Food with Cinnamon

Apricot banana with cinnamon baby food

I’ve been having fun introducing new foods to my littlest this Summer. Bananas were one of the first foods I introduced to him, aside from rice cereal. This apricot and banana blend, with just a small pinch of cinnamon, was a hit. I made a medium batch using 2 ripe bananas and 2 ripe apricots [...]

Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

healthy chocolate milkshake

My almost-three-year old is chocolate-obsessed. The moment he had a bite of a brownie, it was game over. With the Summer heat blazing on us, I can be easily persuaded to get an ice cream cone (chocolate for Oliver, of course). But to save my husband and I from a growing waistline, and more importantly, [...]

Strawberry-Banana Bread

strawberry banana bread 3

We always have bunches of bananas at our house. Especially when Oliver gets on a banana kick, then we make sure to have even more of them on hand. Sometimes they’ll get eaten before they turn brown and sad looking, and sometimes I just have to make delicious banana bread with the ones that don’t [...]

Sneaky Marinara Sauce (FULL of vegetables)

sneaky veggie marinara sauce3

My toddler is a picky eater – and I’m sure I am not alone here. I never thought a kid of mine would be a picky eater, but finding something that he will actually eat can be daunting at times. For the most part, I have to hide vegetables in his day-to-day food. Hands down [...]

Banana Fudge Pops (No sugar added!!)

Chocolate Banana Fudge Pops

It’s hot hot hot, here in Tucson. These banana fudge pops help to deal with all of that heat. Oliver calls them his “Chocolate milk popsicles.” They take minutes to whip up before they are off to set in the freezer. I found this mold at Costco last summer, but any popsicle mold will work [...]

Rainbow Fruit Salad

rainbow fruit salad

This is a healthy and colorful way get your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables. I’ll have to put a similar dish together with veggies. It makes for such a pretty display at parties. Play around with different fruit combinations to make your favorite fruit rainbow salad combination. Rainbow Fruit Salad – Pick one [...]