15 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

I don’t really understand how people can skip breakfast and still function.  Even though I’m not always hungry when I wake up, I know my body needs fuel in the morning before I exercise and work, especially when I haven’t taken in any calories for 12 hours or so.

Thought we’re not always together, my whole family (usually) sits down to eat a healthy breakfast in the morning, no matter how early we have to leave the house (or how quickly we have to chew!). Unlike lunches and dinners, at

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Saying Thanks with Food

This year marks a milestone in my family: my oldest is graduating from high school. I can’t help but think about the many teachers who have made this possible, who have helped to shape him into the young man he is.

And I want to say thanks to them. It’s natural for me to want to use food to say thanks.

And on that note, I’d be remiss not to share this promotion from The Six O’Clock Scramble, my meal planning service.

We’re offering 30% off all memberships until June 15. You’ll also get a

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Surviving the Afternoon Hunger Attack: 10 Healthy, Energizing Snack Ideas

I am not one to miss a meal. Ever.  Even with three regular meals a day, I have to throw an extra little mini-meal in there to get through the seven or so hours between when I eat lunch and my family eats dinner.  Besides, I can’t cook when I’m super-hungry, so having an afternoon snack enables me to refrain from snacking while I’m making dinner.

Some people can work through their hunger pangs. My husband Andrew is one of those people. If he’s hard at work on a legal brief, he can

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Easier than You Think: How to Make Baby Food in 5 Steps

Guest Post by Riche Holmes Grant, BambiniWare

Riche Holmes Grant

So your baby is now about 6 months old, and you think it’s time to introduce solid foods. Perhaps you’re excited.  Perhaps you have a ton of questions. Perhaps you’re terrified. Or perhaps you’re all of the above, like I was.  All of this is completely normal.

Whether you choose to make all of your baby’s food like I did or combine a select few staples with store-bought baby food, here’s a quick 5-step guide for how

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20 Meatless School Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Running out of Ideas? Here are 20 meatless school lunch ideas that your kids will love!

The school year is winding down, but do you feel like you are running out of ideas for what you can pack in your child’s school lunches? Perhaps your child is a vegetarian or your school has a meat free policy (they exist!).  Here are my 20 best ideas for meatless school lunches.

20 Meatless School Lunch Ideas

Fresh mozzarella, basil or pesto and tomato (or tapenade) on a soft baguette Egg salad with

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