Articles · Children and Vegetables · Feeding Baby · Mealtime

Feeding Baby: Minced Vegetables

I don't always have energy to cook full, fresh meals. Often, I just make a new grain or soup and add it to the mix of leftovers available. One thing I do prioritize is having a fresh vegetable dish at every meal. This can get tricky when I am feeding adults, a four-year old and a… Continue reading Feeding Baby: Minced Vegetables

Articles · Mealtime · Mindful Eating for Children

Bringing Nature to the Table

A big component of creating health throughout our lives is our ability to align with nature. Children are the same way. Showing them the cycles of nature and how to connect are very important ways we can teach children how to guide their own health. One of the ways I bring nature to the table is through… Continue reading Bringing Nature to the Table

Grains · Mealtime · Recipes

Satisfying Cravings for Richness

Lena has started requesting certain things in her lunch, specifically manna bread and field roast rounds. Both foods are similar in that they give her body some richness and a chewy texture. This has caused me to rethink a bit about what I need to be providing in her meals so that she feels nourished and satisfied.… Continue reading Satisfying Cravings for Richness

Articles · Children and Vegetables · Lena's Lunchbox · Mealtime

Lena’s Lunchbox 6

Lena will be four-years-old  in a few weeks. An exciting thing she has learned recently is how to make her own nori rolls. Her favorite filling is rice and avocado, but we were out of avocado this week, so she got creative. These nori rolls are filled with pressure cooked brown rice, steamed kale and currants. Yum!… Continue reading Lena’s Lunchbox 6

Articles · Mealing Planning · Mealtime

Meal Planning Part 2: My Personal Strategy

A few months ago, one of my blog followers asked me to create a menu plan for her and her family. I had made plans for myself before, but never for someone else. It was harder than I thought it would be, especially because menu plans have never worked for me no matter how many… Continue reading Meal Planning Part 2: My Personal Strategy