The hardest decision I’ve ever made

This weekend my littlest one Naomi turned a year old.  And what a glorious year it was. Today marks the beginning of her second year, and the end of my maternity leave. So at this very moment I should be packing my lunch and making my first drive back to my full-time...

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The Ultimate Chicken Nuggets (gluten-free)

I don’t typically post on weekends because I try to keep these two days focused on family.  I’m also usually in bed at this time (11:30pm on Saturday night).  But tonight there was some drama which is now keeping me awake. I’m visiting my parents in...

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Why kids LOVE carbs

It’s no secret. Kids LOVE carbs. Many of the children I meet and work with (especially the ‘picky’ ones) are guaranteed to have at least one of the following foods on their list of favourites: Bread Cookies Crackers Chips Pancakes Waffles Pizza Pasta...

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Instant Chocolate Chia Pudding

Admittedly, I grew up in household with all the sweet treats readily available.  That includes everything from Twinkies to Instant Jell-O Pudding.   If only I knew that a simple Chocolate Chia Pudding would make me just as happy. My sweet tooth lives on today but...

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Spanish Rice (made with cauliflower)

May I vent for a moment?   I’m supposed to be on a beach right now, in a bathing suit, eating Spanish rice and Chimichangas.   Instead I’m in a hoodie, sipping tea at my kitchen table.  And I’m kinda bummed about it.  We’ve had to cancel three...

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