Easiest Ever Homemade Granola

Always a sucker for a bargain, I recently was compelled to purchase four bags of Bob’s Red Mill rolled oats because they were on sale two for $5. How could I resist? The major catch is that I'm the person in my home who actually likes oatmeal, so I probably over did it a tad when I purchased four … [Continue reading]

How About a Road Trip?

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Okay, bags are packed and it’s time to double check the packing list. Toothbrush, check. Snacks for the baby, check. Diapers, check. Wipes, check. It’s inevitable that the car is going to get messy—we'll be crammed in there for 5-6 hours. So, back to the list. Toys, check. Plush animals, check. … [Continue reading]

The Dance School Lobby

I am going to be honest with everyone straight out of the gate: the lobby at my daughter’s dance studio makes me miserable on so many levels that I … [Continue reading]

Is Fresh Produce Always the Best Choice?

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We all know that fruits and vegetables provide an essential block of nutrients to our bodies, especially those of our growing children. They are low … [Continue reading]

The Best Graham Cracker Crust Recipe Ever

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The crust game is serious business. A faulty crust can ruin an otherwise perfect pie, mousse, or crumble. That's why I created a no frills crust … [Continue reading]

The Only Mousse Recipe You’ll Ever Need

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My personal goal is to eat healthful, organic foods 70 percent of the time. The remaining 30 percent is pretty much devoted to buffalo wings, scotch, … [Continue reading]

Brussel Sprouts, Potato, and Squash Puree

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Here is a fun, adventurous recipe for your baby that you can introduce around the 8-9 month mark. I know a lot of babies love potato. It’s so easy to … [Continue reading]

Caramel Applesauce

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Every time I make applesauce, I'm reminded how it’s probably the easiest thing to do. It has little to no prep, and you could switch up the flavors to … [Continue reading]

Ask Dr. JJ: When Should My LO Try His First Food and More

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When should my little one try his first food? In 2 weeks, it'll be time for my LO to try his first food. I'm so excited, yet terrified about screwing … [Continue reading]

Quick and Easy Avocado Dressing

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There's nothing better than a versatile sauce you can use any time. As a salad dressing, a sauce, or all around flavor enhancer, this is a great … [Continue reading]