I am a lover of all baked goods, but tarts are really something special to me. There is something elegant and almost magical about serving up a tart for dessert. Plum tarts are my absolute favorite. They are simple to make, look gorgeous, and when they're fresh out of the oven you will inevitably feel like a master baker. My husband is not a big cake eater. He doesn’t like many desserts and is a tough critic when it comes to anything pie or cake related. I also have three small children ... Continue Reading
Plum tarts are the perfect, elegant dessert for any occasion.
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is MOMables – where lunch is streamlined for even the pickest eaters.
Congratulations to MOMables™: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Looking for innovative ways to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch? Feeding your kids wholesome food doesn’t have to be complicated. MOMables picky-eater, kid-tested recipes are made quickly — in ten minutes or less — with simple and fresh ingredients. They even streamline the lunch making process with a weekly menu and a shopping list. I recently chatted with Laura Fuentes, chief mom of MOMables about running the ... Continue Reading
Add vegetables to your smoothies for great nutritional value and to boost your immunity.
While health trends are often changing, the one message that has always remained consistent is how important it is to get plenty of fresh, whole fruits and vegetables for optimal health. Add in some small and notoriously picky eaters to manage and it can often be difficult to make sure that your family is getting the right amount and the right variety of fruits and vegetables that they need to stay healthy and boost immunity. One easy way to get the proper amount is in a green smoothie. What ... Continue Reading
In a culture where children are increasingly sedentary and obesse, adding healthier habits to your child’s routine can be easy and painless.
Raising healthy kids is not easy. Picky eating, video games, piles of homework and fast-food campaigns are just some of the challenges facing parents today. Some days it may seem nearly impossible to instill healthy habits in our kids. The very best, and easiest way, to pass on healthy habits is to model them ourselves. And here are some other simple ways to sneak healthier habits into your kids' routines. Hide the veggies If your kids are notoriously picky eaters, the easiest way to sneak in ... Continue Reading