10 Valentine’s Day Lunch Ideas for Kids

Most days, I pack my girls a lunch to take to school. And every once in a while, I try to add something fun. Valentine’s Day in particular is the perfect time to add a sweet surprise to their lunches. Now, I don’t have a ton of time in the morning to prep lunches, but these […]


11 Detox Recipes to Help You Start the Year Off Right

If you’re anything like me, you need a holiday detox. But not necessarily a diet ; just a few detox recipes to restart your system. Delicious and easy to prepare recipes that will cleanse, purify and and boost your metabolism. You’ll be surprised at how quickly the fatigue, headaches and bloating will subside once you start […]

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Top Tips For Packing A Quick, Healthy Lunchbox

Over the course of the primary school years you are going to pack around 1200 lunches per child. That’s an incredible number of lunchboxes! So the best thing you can do is get organized and have some tips and tricks up your sleeve for making them quickly. These are my 6 top tips for packing […]


12 Healthy Salads that are Loaded with Fall Flavors

It’s inevitable, from October through December you’re tempted with sweets at every turn. Instead of feeling guilty when you do indulge in a trick or treat (or two, er, well let’s be honest, four), which we all do, load your weekly meal plans with up with these fall salads that are full of seasonal flavors. […]


10 Easy Halloween Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

The Halloween season is in full swing. And come the big day, your kids will be decked out in their silly or creepy Halloween costumes, your house will be decorated and the amount of sugar everyone consumes will be over-the-top. So why not try and get your kids to eat a halfway decent lunch before […]


Easy Homemade Pretzel Buns for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

We love all things pretzel related in my house. Giant hot pretzels from street carts are a family favorite, as are pretzel bites and even pretzel chicken for dinner. But one of the best things to ever come out of my oven – and I’m not exaggerating when I say this – are easy homemade pretzel buns. Soft and […]


15 Easy Toddler Lunch Ideas to Pack For Daycare

There are a few tricks we moms have to master for sheer survival. For toddler moms, it’s having an arsenal of toddler lunch ideas at the ready. When my children became hungry when they were toddlers, it meant meltdown city. Even now, they get what I call “hangry” (angry + mad) when they haven’t eaten […]