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5 Healthy Breakfast and Brunch Recipes for Picky Eaters

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day… But it can also be the biggest struggle of the day for those of us with kids! You coax your kids out of bed, try to get them ready as fast as possible, and then find yourself urging them to eat faster so that they won’t […]

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Introducing Kid Chef Junior: A Cookbook for Kids!

A few months ago, when my first cookbook launched, I had just finished making a huge batch of baby food for Ayan because he was right in the middle of starting solids. Layla actually helped me make a lot of that baby food, because as many of you know, she and I love cooking together […]

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Apple Cinnamon French Toast

So in the past two weeks, two amazingly surreal things happened. I found my first cookbook at my local Barnes & Nobles; and my second cookbook – Kid Chef Junior – became available for pre-sale on Amazon!! Kid Chef Junior is a cookbook for kids aged 4 and up! It has 25 creative and fun […]

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Your Fruit Is Covered With Nasty Pesticides: Scientists Have Discovered the Best Way to Wash Them Off

A common kitchen product could supercharge fruit-washing protocols. A new study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry on Thursday, found that baking soda could remove far more pesticide from the surface of an apple than just tap water or a bleach rinse. Scientists already knew that pesticides could be absorbed into fruits and that baking soda could remove them. Then, they tried to get the pesticides off using tap water, bleach and a baking soda soak.

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7 Snacks That Will Actually Help You Sleep Better

Related: The Hidden Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Weight Gain (Photo by Perry Santanachote) 1. Greek Yogurt According to Lauren Popeck, RD, a dietitian at Orlando Health, Greek yogurt is perfect for bedtime, because it contains the sleep-inducing chemical tryptophan. “Carbohydrates generally contain nutrients such as B-vitamins, amino acids, potassium and magnesium, which are the most effective for promoting sleep and relaxing the body,” says Lisa Moskovitz, RD and founder of New York Nutrition Group.

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Easy Instant Pot Superfood Dal

Omg you guys, I am obsessed with my Instant Pot. I use it at least once a week (sometime more) and it has made making healthy meals for dinner so much easier during the week! It’s never more than 20 min of active time, and then I literally just set and forget. It’s fantastic. One […]

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Are Digestive Enzymes Helpful?

So many of you have reached out to me in the past for advice on how to heal various digestive issues – from food intolerances to gas and bloating. I often get asked about my opinion about digestive enzymes, and whether they can help in alleviating certain digestive concerns. So what are digestive enzymes? And […]

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The Best Daily Vitamins for Adults to Help Boost Immunity

Before I had kids, I thought I had the best immune system. I never got sick! After I had kids, it was a totally different story. I was sick all the time. It was ridiculous. There was one year, when Layla was 1-2 years old, that I literally was sick every month. I’d get over some […]

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5 Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Healthy Cooking

For some people, cooking comes naturally to them: they love being in the kitchen, experimenting with ingredients and spending time creating meals from scratch. For others, it’s stressful and overwhelming! I used to be in the latter category – I didn’t know anything about how to cook (surprising right?) But when I first got married, […]

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