Banana Pancakes (Gluten Free & Dairy Free)

Q: What’s better than homemade pancakes on a snowy day?! A: Homemade pancakes that are actually HEALTHY – yet still delicious! Not only are these pancakes amazing, but they are gluten free and dairy free, too. I kid you not. Give ‘em a try and see for yourself. You and your kids will love them! […]

Healthy, Kid-Friendly Smoothie

Sometimes I wonder if other people get as much pleasure as I do from seeing their children eat healthy food. There is just something so reassuring about it, knowing that vitamins and nutrients are being flooded through their growing bodies. Luckily, on these hot, summer August days, smoothies are a big hit in my home. […]

Laura’s ‘Go-To’ Smoothie

With July 4th behind us, we are now in full swing of summer! And nothing says summer like a cool, refreshing smoothie. Smoothies are a brilliant way to start your mornings. They are healthy (if you make them that way), filling, and scrummy! Yes, smoothies can be healthy AND delicious – I promise! The key is […]

Vegetable Obsession

For those of you who don’t know, I am obsessed with vegetables. Specifically with making sure I eat enough of them on a daily basis. Experts agree that for an optimal diet you need between 5 and 13 servings of vegetables per day. That works out to 2 1/2 to 6 1/2 CUPS of vegetables […]

Cauliflower Banana Smoothie

I never could have imagined there would be a day when I ate cauliflower for breakfast and was OK with it – let alone LOVE it! No, this cauliflower wasn’t a topping on my oatmeal, nor was it a side dish to go with my morning coffee. This cauliflower was FROZEN and in my morning […]

Tofu Veggie Bowl

I don’t know about you, but the thought of cooking with tofu used to scare me. I knew I liked the taste because I’d had it in miso soup, but I had NO IDEA how to prepare it. One day, I was talking to a friend who makes tofu regularly, and she insisted it was […]

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Hello Mommybites Moms! Anyone as excited as I am about the impending snow? It’s about time, right? To me, the best part is being home-bound with my family, with nowhere to go and nothing to do – just complete relaxation and togetherness! And I love cooking up some good old comfort food. Hot chocolate for […]

Sweet Alternatives

Hi Everyone! As you know from Heather’s announcement a few weeks ago, I have become a Certified Health Coach. I am looking forward to providing you with lots of useful tips on nutrition and managing mealtime and snacks on a busy schedule. I’m sure by now, you have all dug deep into your leftover Halloween […]