Many Feed Our Families readers know that I published a book in May this year which was designed to help parents identify whether food sensitivities or artificial ingredients were impacting their child’s behavior, sleep or focus. Well, I’m thrilled to let you know that the book is now available at Amazon for just $4.99! Oh, […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Many years ago our son went from being the happiest, most excited kid on the block to the squirmiest kid in the class. He wiggled in his chair so much that he wore holes in the back pockets of his pants. Thankfully, he was still a happy kid, but his activity level in class was […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Just this weekend I received three different requests for cookbooks I’d recommend for holiday gifts. What fun it’s been to reflect on the favorites from my own pantry, and visit my wish list for those I’m hoping make their way under the tree this year. I hope you’ll add to this list in the comments […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
How many times have you heard from one of your parents, “we fed you this food and you turned out ok”? We’ve lost track, right? Sometimes we hear a similar comment from daycare providers, school staff, and others who aren’t aware that food today is different from 20+ years ago. The reality is that wheat […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on We Turned Out Ok, Right?
My kids love the different root vegetables that are in season right now in the northwest. They’ve brought purple carrots to school for lunch and had all their friends wondering “what’s that?”. We love fall squash, golden beets, parsnips, and sweet potatoes. Last weekend we celebrated our first fall meal with this recipe for Braised […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
What child doesn’t like to mix up meals and have breakfast for dinner, or dinner for breakfast? Well, mine had breakfast for dessert – and loved it! Alright, let me explain. My friend Michelle shared her new cookbook with me, The Whole Family Cookbook, which is a beautiful book with great recipes that are nutritious […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
I’ve been a big fan of family dinners for a long time. Maybe since I was a child and gathered around the table with my parents and brothers. I have memories of my brothers drinking half a gallon of milk at dinner alone! And some of my favorite dishes today, are ones that my mom […]Continue Reading... 28 Comments.
When our son was ready to dabble in foods, the first book we turned to was Annabel Karmel’s Baby and Toddler Meal Planner. Her recipes were just what we needed to take us from first foods to solids and into toddlerhood: easy, healthy and the right texture at the right age. Annabel Karmel has […]Continue Reading... 7 Comments.
Congratulations to Melinda S. who’s won a free copy of Robyn O’Brien’s The Unhealthy Truth. Her comment read: “We keep trying to make healthier choices…not always an easy thing to deal with. Sad how the junky foods are the ones on sale all the time…and the healthy items seem expensive. Would love to read this […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.