Healthy Chocolate Pancakes

When your girls want chocolate pancakes… you make high protein, low sugar chocolate pancakes and they love it!!!

Because I’m that kind of mom, haha.

When Adam and I changed our whole way of eating… it was before we were parents. We knew that being healthy wasn’t just for adults – it was something for the whole family! We had to show our girls how to eat to feed their body.

As a mom, I have learned that finding healthy recipes that the kids LOVE to eat is key… they are excited to eat healthy (and they are learning how to cook too!) I know you are going to love this recipe: read more

8 Top Trim and Healthy Pancake Recipes

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8 Trim and Healthy Pancake recipes

Pancakes bring up so many warm and fuzzy feelings inside me. They just scream Saturday mornings with the family. Traditional pancake recipes are full of carbs and sugar (with fat too!). All these together do not help a mama stay Trim or Healthy. 

These Trim and Healthy Pancakes are the perfect solution for you and your family. Keep the traditions going with slow Saturday mornings and gather around the kitchen table with some yummy pancake goodness without the guilt or blood sugar swings. These will leave you satisfied and not crashing in an hour. read more

Chickpea Grainfree hotcakes

20120506-112612.jpgI made these Chickpea Hotcakes for Aidalyn last night. It was an experiment for sure! I think it is something that I can modify and come up with different recipes from.

Two things that I value: easy and a non-messy finger food for a toddler.

So here it is:

Ingredients:

1 can of chickpeas, drained (Mine were organic)

1/4 cup of milk

1 tablespoon of coconut oil

2 eggs

Optional: cinnamon, 1 tsp of vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon of honey

Directions:

I just blended everything together in my Magic Bullet and made little rounds of batter in a hot lightly oiled skillet. I flipped them once they set on one side (could see small bubbles on the edges when it was time to flip them). And they were done! read more

What we feed babies

Everybody loves feeding a baby. Is it the cute little plates and spoons? Their little mouths opening up for a big bite? Who knows!

As soon as they are out of the itty bitty stage – everyone asks – so what are they eating?

I did some research on this: when to start? what to start with? how will I know what’s right????

Why would you want to delay solids?

Baby’s have their whole life to eat food, this is the one time in their life for them to be given the perfect food designed for them, breastmilk. Even if they aren’t able to breastfeed, baby’s are also still developing and formula is designed for them to break down. read more