Category: Toddler Health & Nutrition

OMG - Homemade Superfood Gummy Bear Recipe (I must make these)!

Homemade Superfood Gummy Bears

This was such a fun project. Donovan absolutely loves them and I can be happy that he is getting vitamins galore. I will definitely be making these more often. I want to experiment with different flavor combinations and natural colors. I will need a ton more molds though or it will take all day. I […]

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Leprechaun Pancakes Recipe with Matcha & Coconut

Leprechaun Waffles | Coconut Matcha Waffle Recipe

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day…  I made Donovan (our little Irish boy) some healthy Leprechaun Waffles!  We will be sailing in Thailand for St. Patrick’s Day so I posted this a tad early.  I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.  This would make an excellent St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. We […]

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A Simple Trick to Brushing your Toddler's Teeth!

A trick to brushing your toddler’s teeth!

Every night it is the same ole, same ole.  We have him “brush” his teeth first, then we beg and plead with a moving toddler to open his mouth, say Ah, let us get the top ones, let us get the bottom ones, add more toothpaste, pretend add some more toothpaste, add only water, repeat, […]

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Sugar Free Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream

Sugar Free / Superfood Rich Chocolate Ice Cream

Let me repeat, Sugar Free & Superfood Rich Chocolate Ice Cream!  This is an ice cream that a mom can feel good about serving! I recently learned from a friend of mine that it is rather easy to make Nana Ice Cream (banana ice cream). I have been looking for a way to introduce Donovan to the […]

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Toddler Approved:  Matcha Green Tea & Chia Pudding

Toddler Approved: Matcha Green Tea & Chia Pudding

OMG – I have found one of the best foods for Donovan and it is super easy to make!   I have made it twice already. Introducing Matcha Green Tea & Chia Pudding! It is so simple to make.  I use 3 tablespoons of Go Matcha Green Tea Latte Powder, 8 ounces of water, and two […]

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Essential Oils for your Toddler

Essential oils for your toddler.

This week has been great!  The happy people at Gio Naturals sent us a starter kit of carrier oils to try out.  I have been busy researching and testing ways to use them. Gio Naturals carrier oils are 100% Organic and USDA certified.  Included in the gift pack, was Tamanu, Argan, Castor & Jojoba Oil.  I […]

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Unique ways to add more iron to your child's diet.

Unique ways I have added iron to my toddler’s meals.

After hearing from our pediatrician that most babies are iron deficient, I made it a priority to monitor my son’s iron intake.  At first it was a pain, but once I realized just how many ways I could get him to enjoy eating iron fortified foods, it was simple. Everyone has heard of spinach, cooking in […]

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A simple, but effective way to make spinach fun to eat.

My son is obsessed with fresh fruit. While I am happy about that, I struggle to get him to eat his veggies. No, I am not that mom that hovers or begs him to eat them. I am the mom who watches all veggies fly across the room before the first taste. When he was […]

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How to get your toddler to eat beets starting with beet juice!

How to get your toddler to eat beets!

The other day at the farmers market, I noticed a vendor with multiple fresh squeezed juices.  When I saw the beet juice, it was like a light bulb went off.  My thoughts were that if my son drank beet juice, then he will get past the taste of beets and eventually eat beets! I try […]

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Homemade Yogurt – Only the best for my son!

Homemade Yogurt – Only the best for my son!

One day while browsing the yogurt aisle at the supermarket, I became frustrated beyond belief.  Normally I can read a label.  I can usually tell which ingredients that I will not eat, much less, feed my son.  However, with yogurt labels, it is increasingly difficult.  Not only do you have to look for the thousand different ways […]

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