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Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Don’t let bright orange mac and cheese land on your kids’ plates””that is, unless the color comes from roasted butternut squash instead of a packet of chemical powder! This creamy, comforting homemade version is made with fresh (or ...
Vegan “Bird’s Nest” Carrot Muffins

Vegan “Bird’s Nest” Carrot Muffins

Spring is in the air! What better way to celebrate the start of the season than to surprise your family with a fun, healthy treat? These moist and spicy carrot muffins are studded with plump raisins (or dried cranberries””your choice!) then top ...
How to Have a Healthier Easter

How to Have a Healthier Easter

I’m going to be perfectly honest here, I LOVE SPRING. The sun is out earlier and longer, the weather warms up and my favorite plum trees out in front of my house blossom with incredible pink flowers that brighten every morning. My family celebr ...
Get Fresh for Spring

Get Fresh for Spring

Spring Break, not for naught, is typically seen as the time when college kids disconnect their brains while us grown-ups get stuck doing terribly unglamorous things like cleaning closets and washing the walls. And Bombshells with younger kids are fac ...
Curing the Big Sibling Blues

Curing the Big Sibling Blues

I will never forget the look on my oldest child’s face when he walked into the hospital room and saw me holding his baby sister for the first time. It was a look of pure betrayal–Oh, so this is how it’s going to be, now?”  Un ...
Healthy Cooking with your Kids

Healthy Cooking with your Kids

Today is Food Day! Speaking of food, your kids would probably rather eat mozzarella sticks than spinach, right?  That’s certainly no surprise. But there is one easy (and fun!) way to get them on board with healthy eating. Invite them into the k ...
I Want (Organic) Candy!

I Want (Organic) Candy!

I’ve become a bit of a food snob in recent years, and I’m proud of it! If you’re going to look down your nose at anything, fattening, processed foods with GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and artificial flavors and colors seem ...