It seems as if time continues to pass faster with every year. And now, being a mother, blinking is quite dangerous. With every bat of an eyelid, my son is five steps closer to the next season of his life. Then I watch my dearest friend’s curly headed, blue-eyed doll face with his backpack and stories of kindergarten, a baby I once held in my own arms, just yesterday it seems. Across the street I see my neighbor kids, no longer in need of hand-holding and back-patting to get onto the yellow bus. ... Read More about Mom, The Travel Agent.
Every once in a while I get a wild hair and decide I want to try new recipes. Who am I kidding? It is all the time! I wanted to share with you one of my tried-and-true recipes for satisfying the sweet tooth of even the smallest member of the family! Banana Coconut Muffins Yield: 12 muffins 4 Eggs 2 Egg Whites ¾ c. Coconut Flour 1 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Salt ½ c. Melted Coconut Oil ½ c. Agave Nectar 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 4 Ripe Medium Bananas 1/3 c. ... Read More about Gluten Free, Dairy Free Banana Coconut Muffins
Have you ever had a phrase or word which drives you? Maybe just a thought or a desire for a short while, or for months and years. With the arrival of the New Year, and today being my birthday, I wanted to share a few thoughts on a desire from 2017. It was not a goal I set myself, rather one which came to me during my daily readings and quiet time. Please note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us ... Read More about It is Well
There are a few things in life which cause me to lose my patience quite like my child not eating his food. Sometimes I think it is just ironic, a dietitian would have struggles with a picky eater. At first I thought this is not right, I cannot have a picky eater, I did all the right things! I am a food expert, I KNOW what I am doing. Insert prideful smirks. I am pretty certain every parent knows just how humbling the experience of raising tiny people can be on a daily basis. I wanted you to ... Read More about Five Common Mistakes Food & Kids
Picking the brain of an RD. Is it possible to restrict my diet and caloric intake too much? Time and time again I get the response, “If this makes me gain weight…” or “this is so much more food than I am used to eating. Inside I chuckle a bit, because for far too long they have deprived themselves and reaped little reward from their efforts. Why? Our bodies are extremely efficient machines, and will do just what they are told. What am I referring to? If we restrict ourselves too much, too fast ... Read More about Three Nutrition Questions Answered