The original recipe for these cookies was crafted by my grandmother. Filled with love and all the old remedies, the cookie produced was as chewy as it was filling. She … Continue Reading Big Momma’s Gluten Free Lactation Cookies
It always seems to start with becalming. Your usually active child suddenly becomes quiet, intently focused. For my girls it is usually a request to watch television. Now I dust … Continue Reading The Spring of Sickness and Recovery
Summer is rapidly arriving and so are all of the summer squashes. Versatile in both savory and sweet dishes, the zucchini adds a world of possibilities. We participate in a … Continue Reading Zucchini Feta Fritters
I have a passion for the potato. It’s more than a passion really, it is an addiction. Potatoes in any form will make me cave in on any diet plan. … Continue Reading Southwestern Chipotle Ore-Ida Totchos
Oat bran has a bad reputation in the healthy food circles for being flavorless and a bit on the tree bark scale for taste. The girls and I are suffering … Continue Reading Chocolate Cranberry Oat Bran Muffins (Vegan)
Yogurt is a favorite food of mine. I love that what I am eating is alive, literally. A good yogurt will contain at least 100 billion live cultures and may … Continue Reading Chia Seed Pudding
I was born and grew up in Kenya and Cote d’Ivoire. From the age of 15 I lived in the UK. However, I always knew that I wanted to raise … Continue Reading InCultureParent | Why African Babies Don’t Cry
Toddlers love pasta, it is a go to food for so many of us after a long morning, a worse afternoon, and a quick and easy dinner. The spinach pesto … Continue Reading Spinach Pesto Pasta
This dish always starts out as a filling for samosas but never quite makes it that far. I have little hands and those of my teen, swiping bits of chicken … Continue Reading Chicken, Chickpeas, and Spinach
I really like to experiment in the kitchen and love it even more when my kids gobble up all the food. Paella is a favorite here but I never have … Continue Reading Spiced Grains with Alaskan Cod
Quick sides that are nutritious and tasty are often hard to come by. Tasty doesn’t mean it has to be loaded with fat or in a cream sauce. A simple … Continue Reading Zucchini, Kale, and Corn
Recipe by Yaffi Lvova of Baby Bloom Nutrition The decadence of chocolate meets the potassium enriched butternut squash, acorn squash, and sweet potato. Balanced with the main ingredient, zucchini, and … Continue Reading Chocolate Bloomies: Chocolate+Zucchini=Delicious!
Easy and tasty recipes are the hallmark of my kitchen. It must not require a great deal of preparation and the cooking and assembly must be simple. A galette is … Continue Reading Rustic Butternut and Acorn Squash Galette with Sweet Potato
Many struggle to get a balanced meal into your toddlers. They see something new and run as fast as their fat little legs can carry them. Combining the beauty of … Continue Reading Frittata, Toddler Approved!
Part of my Momma circle includes alot of truly brilliant women. Among them is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and wonderful mother of twin boys. Specializing in prenatal, breastfeeding, and toddler … Continue Reading Yaffi’s Absolutely Awesome Carrot Muffins
On Breastfeeding Nutrition Nourishing our babies from our bodies is a privilege known only to females within the mammalian species. Right from birth our babies get their crawl on to … Continue Reading On Breastfeeding Nutrition