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Time, Energy and Motivation to Cook Healthy Meals Every Night

We are incredibly excited to finally reveal the project we've been working on for the past 6 months!  We wanted to give you a resource that was more than a meal plan subscription!  We wanted a community you could be a…

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Ultimate List of Shelf Stable Fruits and Veggies to Store

The best advice on shelf stable fruits and veggies to store! When it comes to food storage, I'm not the type that wants to store processed meats or containers full of preservatives. I do though, want to stock up on fruits…

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Strawberry Kiwi Gummies Recipe

Bursting with flavor and real fruit these strawberry kiwi gummies are sure to be an instant hit with both you and your kids. Fruit snacks are a common staple for many kids these days. They are easy, sweet and chewy.…

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Healthy Vanilla Overnight Baked Oatmeal Recipe

G'day guys- It's Arman here again! Let's talk my favorite breakfast staple. Oatmeal. If there is one breakfast food (or any food, rather!) which could be considered the ultimate blank canvas, oatmeal would get the prize. When people say oatmeal…

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8 Tips For Prepping Healthy Meals

When my kids were younger, there was a huge gap between planning for healthy dinners, and the execution of getting our healthy meals on the table.  My intentions were destroyed by cranky kids,  fatigue and overwhelm, and usually a lack of desire…

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8 Unexpected Ways Laughter is the Cure to a Bad Day

A rut.  A slump.  A funk.  Some days go from bad to worse and it feels like there’s no way to climb out of it.  I’ve noticed if I can get one or more of my kids to laugh, we…

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How to Raise an Athlete

Having listened for many years to coaches, teachers and parents talk about kids and kids talk about themselves, when it comes to being an athlete, it seems most people believe in a clear-cut line.  A child either is or isn’t…

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Kid Approved Healthy Hiking Snacks

If you have taken kids hiking before, you know that snacks are a must!  Especially small children.  It can be a great way to help them stay fueled, excited about the hike and motivated to keep going!   This is our…

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Healthy Theme Dinner Rotation Schedule and Free Meal Plan

Alright, you've probably seen our Healthy Breakfast Rotation Schedule, my Healthy Lunch Rotation Schedule and now I give you my Healthy Dinner Rotation Schedule. After today you are officially set with over 100 recipes to get your through an entire month…

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Top 7 Kitchen Safety Tips to Teach Your Kids

Hi Friends!  It's Toria with the Step Stool Chef!  The Step Stool Chef focuses on building kid leadership & confidence through cooking.  My job is to make cooking with your kids… easy for you and empowering for them. I have been cooking…

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10 Tips for Sending Waste Free Lunches that won’t lose you money!

Packing a Waste Free Lunch can be simple & easy! I've been meaning to write this post for quite awhile now.    I try to teach my kids sustainable practices.  We're great at recycling because the city makes it easy for us.…

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5 Kid-Friendly Summer Smoothies

Smoothies are one of the best summer treats around! Not only are they an easy way to pack your kid's diet with fruits and veggies, they're also refreshing on hot summer days.  If you like to create your own smoothies,…

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