Recipe: Homemade Pizza with Pizzazz

My children love pizza. If I’d let them, they’d eat pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner. However, because I care about their health and wellbeing, I limit their pizza intake. When I lived in Maryland, we frequently ate the Wegman’s fresh, ready-made pizza. All you have to do is pop it in the oven. Since there is no Wegman’s in the south, I’ve been buying Whole Food’s fresh pizza. Both stores … [Read more...]

Toddler Friendly Recipe: Hide-and-Seek Quesadillas

If you’re the parent of a toddler, then you know you have to come up with some very creative ways to get your child to eat his or her vegetables. If your child is like my son who is an extremely picky eater, then you really have to break out the big guns in order to ensure a healthy and well-balanced diet. That’s why I came up with the Hide-and-Seek Quesadillas. They are a great way to sneak … [Read more...]

Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

It has been a battle trying to get K to eat more table food. He’s been very resistant to chewing. He doesn’t have a problem eating pureed vegetables, but when I try to give him whole veggies, he spits them out. One food that he hasn’t rejected and absolutely LOVES is pasta. K can eat pasta every day and be happy. As a result, I’ve been trying to find creative ways to make him eat his veggies. When … [Read more...]