Kids Favorite Food Made Healthy: Fish Sticks

All the attention around the health benefits of fish may have more families choosing fish sticks for dinner, and while there can be a lot of lean protein and some Omega 3s in boxed fish sticks, this make-at-home version is even healthier! If you have a picky fish eater at home and the battered, boxed varieties in…

When a Noodle is Not a Noodle: Zucchini Noodles

I am always looking for creative ways to get more vegetables into our weekly diet and when I saw Zucchini ‘noodles’ I was skeptical.  Not a huge fan of plain zucchini, I do buy it and will put in soups, muffins, stir fries and puree to sneak into the kids homemade mac n cheese, but…

Breakfast Makeover: Oatmeal Pancakes

Every kid looks forward to lazy weekends when Mom or Dad can make pancakes! Hot off the griddle and smothered in syrup, what is not to love about pancakes? Turns out . .  a lot! Most pancakes are made from nothing more than bleached flour, hydrogenated oil and sugar. Top that with syrup made from sugar,…