Tag Archives: Recipes

How to Make Valentine’s Day Healthy

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to fill up on sugary, unhealthy treats. We are bombarded from all avenues with baked and packaged goods at this time of year. But it’s super easy to make Valentine’s Day healthy and delicious at the same time! All you need is a heart-shaped cookie cutter, a little creative […]

Children’s Cook Books

Engaging little ones in cooking their own food and snacks is a great way to teach them about nutrition, reading and following steps, patience, and the reward of seeing a task to completion. Below are some child-friendly cookbooks to get you started the next time you are looking for kid assistance in the kitchen. Bon appétit!

Banana, Oat and Egg ‘Pancakes’

As busy parents and nannies, we need to have an arsenal of quick, healthy and delicious recipes up our sleeves. I stumbled across this recipe on Pancake Tuesday and I must have made them a hundred times since.   It is my ‘go to’ when I can’t get my daughter to eat much else.  They […]

Summer Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 3 roma tomatoes 1 orange bell pepper 1 1/2 cups corn (I use zucchini instead of corn!) 4 green onions {For the dressing} 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, or more to taste 1 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh basil

Summer Snacking

Summer time is here, kids are out of school, ready to play and of course SNACK! Snacks are a big part of any child’s life, so they should be something that will fuel their fun! Here are some easy, healthy snacks for the kiddos to enjoy this Summer season! SAY CHEESE! This one may be […]


These yummy treats are sure to be a hit this summer! What you’ll need: –       Sugar Cones –       Peanut Butter –       Mini Marshmallows –       Chocolate Chips –       Bananas –       Aluminum Foil

Baked Salmon

Baked Salmon

Quick and Easy Leftover Roast Beef Wrap

Lunch can be a delectable deli-like wrap when you’re using the leftover roast beef, steak or brisket from the last night’s dinner. No matter how small the amount of leftovers are, you can definitely enjoy it the next day at lunch, and the wrap only takes a few minutes to throw together.