What I buy at Trader Joe’s


Readers have been asking more and more what real food products to buy at Trader Joe's, so I thought I'd just turn the discussion into a blog post! First of all, I don't do all my shopping at Trader [...] Keep Reading

Recipe: Whole Grain Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Spelt Muffins

  I finally did it. I’ve been wanting to bake with some alternative flours for some time and this weekend I finally made Pumpkin Muffins using whole spelt flour! And they are deeeelicious. We’ [...] Keep Reading

Why are Americans so concerned about protein?


You may have noticed that almost every time I post one of my child’s lunches on Facebook quite a few readers leave comments such as…”Where’s the protein?” or “I personally need a lot more protein to fe [...] Keep Reading

Why my kids don’t take vitamins


A lot of readers have been asking me lately what kind of vitamins my kids take and the answer is…none at all. Vitamins aren’t necessarily harmful or going to cause medical problems when they're used pr [...] Keep Reading

School Lunch Roundup II

Triple decker waffle sandwich

Our first "School Lunch Roundup" post quickly became one of the most popular pages on the blog so I thought I'd put together another one for you! For those who are newer to our site be sure to check [...] Keep Reading