raw chocolate oat cookies!

since josh and i have been working hard the last few months at keeping all added sugar out of our diets (if you missed it, see our video and post here. also, thank you to everyone for the great tips and comments and feedback!). but anyway, since we aren’t eating added sugar right now, we’ve been trying to limit the amount of sugar the kiddos are consuming as well (while not taking it away entirely....

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homemade sno cones!

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so summer in new york city is great, truly, i’m like a broken record and i know. BUT, there aren’t really any places to get sno cones in the city! just a whole lotta ice cream trucks and smaller helado stands near the playgrounds. but everyone knows that sno cones are where it’s at! (especially if you dump a bunch of condensed milk on top, but i’m trying to be better and not do that.)  we used to trek down to the meatpacking district for some new orleans style snoballs but they have since moved back to new orleans (we visited them when we were there last summer!...

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kids and kale smoothies!

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i know many of you have requested josh’s green smoothie recipes over the last few months that he makes for the littles. and finally, i have my act together enough that i got one up on the blog for you!

i snapped a few pictures of the kiddos making one with him last week.  they make a green smoothie together almost every day and my kids always devour it.  ...

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toddler eats – holiday pancakes!

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kelsey nixon is back today sharing her favorite go-to pancake recipe and the most darling food art ideas, too! pancakes are always on high rotation over at our house (especially around dinner time, nothing beats breakfast for dinner!) and since the most adventurous we usually get is adding blueberries to ours, we’re excited to try out some of these ideas below together this month!...

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toddler eats: sweet potato pumpkin rolls!

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i’m so excited about this recipe kelsey nixon is sharing today and just in time for thanksgiving next week! any kind of homemade roll is a major must on my thanksgiving plate and bonus points if it has pumpkin! i also love how this recipe incorporates a little gratitude scroll craft as well! very cute. we’re looking forward to making these next week with the kiddos.  ... Read more