Eggs and Easter are a delicious and nutritious combo, so this year, we rounded up a dozen (ha ha, get it?) recipes from some of our favorite dietitian bloggers to keep your little Easter bunnies—and you—happy and healthy.
On this week’s Cooking with the Moms radio podcast, we share two new MMM recipes for Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs and Eggy Asparagus Omelet Pie, give a shout out to the health-boosting recipes shared below, and dish about the amazing health benefits of eggs. Read on, click around, tune in, and happy eating!
Celebrate spring with the season’s freshest asparagus, and use it in this playful, savory pie that everyone at your table will love. From late March to June, you’ll find fresh, local asparagus at the market. Asparagus contains folate, fiber, vitamin C, and iron, and it’s versatile too. Add it to omelets and quiche, grill it, or steam and then [more]
These adorable deviled eggs will delight your kids on Easter … or any time of the year. Even though they look fancy, they’re incredibly easy to make. No worries: You will NOT experience a Pinterest fail when you make them. We love eggs … yolks included. In fact, if you toss the yolks away because [more]
Slow cooked pulled pork is a favorite recipe here at The Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen. Made with lean pork, bell pepper, onion, carrot, and BBQ sauce, it’s delicious and nutritious … and the recipe always makes enough for leftovers, which can easily be turned into these Pork Soft Tacos. Cook Once and Eat Twice is [more]
Spain is known for many things including flamenco dancers, paella, tapas, seafood, and wine. I was lucky enough to attend a conference in Madrid recently and even luckier to have my daughter, Carolyn, fly over at the end of the conference to travel with me for several days. Here are some of the highlights from the [more]
If getting your kids to eat a nutritious diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains is a challenge, turn mealtime into fun time. We asked some of our favorite food and nutrition bloggers to share their best tips and most playful recipes for enticing kids of all ages to eat healthy, and here’s what they [more]
These adorable Peanut Butter Smiley Faces entice kids to eat a variety of super-healthy foods: whole grain English muffins, peanut butter, and naturally sweet fresh fruits. We’re all about having fun at snack and mealtime, and we know that when kids get to play with their food, they’re more likely to gobble it up. You don’t [more]
Getting young children to try new foods—even something as unfamiliar as fresh parsley—just got a whole lot easier thanks to Lainy’s Polite Bite, a new book written by registered dietitian, Emma Fogt. I work with a program called, Kids Cooking Green in Lexington, MA, and this week, I stopped by one of their preschool programs to read [more]
Add great flavor and a healthy boost of high-quality protein to your family’s breakfast with this Protein Power Breakfast Parfait. Made with layers of cottage cheese, high-protein cereal, walnuts, and fruit, each serving has an impressive 19 grams of protein. Parents often worry that their kids aren’t eating enough protein, but as you’ll learn on [more]