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Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Spice Frappe!

This is a great way to kick off the Fall season. A pumpkin spice frappe. Yum! It’s less than 100 calories and approximately 2 grams of fat. Since I’m lactose-intolerant, I used almond milk.

You can also omit the coffee so the little ones can enjoy one. Unless you want your kids hyped up on coffee and would like to hand them off to your husband once he gets home. Oooh, sounds like a plan! Let’s get to it!

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups coffee, frozen, partially thawed (or replace coffee with 6-8 ice cubes)
3 Tbsp. pumpkin, canned
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Read More

Lil' Picky Eaters

5 Easy Steps To Making Homemade Baby Food

We all hear about those super moms who make their own baby food from scratch. We all wonder where they get the time and energy, as if babies did not demand enough already. I used to wonder about that. I heard stories about so-and-so making all of her own food, feeding her baby nothing but organic foods, unlike the store bought, processed, stuff full of preservatives that I was feeding my kids. I also heard that making your own foods can help eliminate food allergies by not exposing children to chemicals early on.

I finally gave it a try. The first time around I Read More

Lil' Picky Eaters

The Lunch Box Taco

My children are deep into the school year, and so my quest for great lunch ideas continues. But before we get into our ideas, and hopefully hear yours, let’s put this whole school lunch thing into perspective.

I, like a lot of Moms, spend a lot of time and energy on my kids’ lunch. It is usually late at night and I’m tired but I want them to have a good, healthy lunch and to give them a little extra love with a special sandwich or surprise treat. Read More