Mealtime resistance…don’t give up!

There are days that every meal goes amazingly well. Where the girls are thrilled with everything on their plates and the boys eat without hesitation. And…there are days when it takes a little more encouragement or mom trickery to get them to eat. Those are definitely the days when it would be easier to appease

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Cacao pancakes with coconut flour and gelatin (Grain Free)

Friday marked the end of Cameron and William’s first week of first grade. I thought we would celebrate with a super yummy breakfast treat. So, I took our typical pancake recipe and added a twist. I doubled this recipe and made 35 pancakes. They freeze really well and it will save me some cleanup later.

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Tricksters, marketing science…Part One!

I was talking to a mom the other day and she said her major barriers to cooking real food were being not knowing what to choose and frustration with the food battling at the table. How fantastic that she was so honest and was able to verbalize that to me. Motherhood is an intensely personal

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Carob and Cacao Sprouted Chickpea Flour Muffins/Cupcakes (gluten free)

The boys had a birthday party to go to the weekend before school started. I knew I had to make them a cupcake to bring to the party and I also needed muffins for school. So, I decided to make both in one batch! For the party, I added a quick icing made with melted

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Real food vacation with two sets of twins!

This was our most successful beach trip yet! Those of you with children know what I am talking about. Some vacations are more work than they are relaxation. Not this one! We had extra help from my amazing in laws, a beautiful place to stay, great food and happy kids. The girls went three days

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