By Emily My kids’ excitement over this recipe for savory muffins with eggs and greens went through the roof when my 9 year old suggested we name it after the Dr. Seuss classic. Both of my kids love the book, as do I. I especially like Sam’s turning point. After insisting over and over that […]
I had a major nostalgic moment this week with my eldest, you know one of those where you think, “How did my baby grow up so fast?” He was making these three ingredient bars by himself. They are the same ones I would make for him when he was a toddler, and I can still […]
By Emily Have you tried our 3-2-1 Crepes from Sugarproof yet? If not, see page 284 for this easy, versatile recipe. They are great topped with berries, sliced fruit, or one of our Simple Compotes (page 339). We also love them with savory toppings like avocado, smoked salmon, and arugula, and the green variation of […]
Many of you have asked for more ideas for easy lunches, so I thought I would share something really simple that my kids have been taking to school. These quick sourdough pizza toasts are a fun addition to lunch and provide some variety if your kids are getting tired of sandwiches. They only take 5-7 […]
Our friend and colleague Dr. Jenna Macciochi shared this recipe for Kefir Ice Lollies on her Instagram feed (@dr_jenna_macciochi) , and they looked so delicious that we asked her if we could also share the recipe on our blog. We are finally having some warmer weather here in the UK, and these easy to make lollies (popsicles) […]
By Emily Sometimes when we are on the road, my kids like to get smoked almonds from convenience stores or gas stations. I don’t mind that they have these on occasion as I find them to be better options than some of the other snacks in those type of stores (like candy), but the smoked […]
By Emily My kids became huge fans of this savory French toast with masala spices from the moment they first tried it. They first had a slice as an after school snack. Then they asked if they could have it again at breakfast. Then came “Can we also have this in our lunches?” Needless to […]
Looking for a new, easy snack to add to your rotation? This recipe is so simple– it just has one ingredient. You just bake grated Parmesan cheese for around 5 minutes and turn it into thin, crispy wafers. If your kids like Goldfish or Cheez-it crackers, this is a more nutrient-dense alternative that they may […]
For Halloween, these Sugarproof classics get a spooky makeover.
To balance out the Halloween festivities, we like to prepare a savory snack to start off with, like this Guac-enstein dip, which is a guacamole platter decorated like Frankenstein. Giving kids something healthy that isn’t sweet at the start of the evening on Halloween (or at a Halloween party) will take the edge off their […]
Cabbage can be so underrated. It’s such a wonderful high-fiber vegetable that gives you tons of nutritional bang for your 2 bucks (the average cost of an organic red cabbage). The red/purple variety is especially high in antioxidants which boost the immune system. One cup of red cabbage has 56% of the Daily Value (DV) […]
If your kids like chocolate milk, you don’t have to settle for a product that has added sugar and processed ingredients. Try this flexible recipe from Sugarproof to make a chocolate milk drink at home without added sugars that is customized to your child’s preferences.
Who else feels like their kids are snacking machines these days? Whether your kids are younger like Emily’s two boys, or teenagers like Michaels two girls, they may be always big on snacks but asking for even more of them now that they are at home all day. And let’s be honest, it’s not just the […]