Dinner ideas that work for both healthy moms and picky kids

"I want to eat more less processed foods but all my kids want is mac and cheese or pizza!" "I wish our whole family could eat together, but I'm limiting gluten and dairy and that doesn't work for the rest of the family." I hear these comments often from women I coach. It's hard! We want our kids to eat well, but their growing bodies need a higher balance of carbohydrates than ours do and they may not be interested in massaged kale salads and cauliflower crust pizza. Yet there are many ways to cook once and still eat together as a family- we do this often in my house with deconstructed meals. For example, instead of a one-pot dish that my kids will reject, I separate out the chicken for the

Panzanella Salad

With spring finally here and summer temperatures around the corner, it's a great time to eat more raw foods and salads. We made this salad last week and I had to share it. I love the combo of crunchy sourdough cubes, fresh crunchy veggies and the Mediterranean flavors of olives and feta. You can mix up the vegetables and use what you have on hand or your favorite spring veggies like sugar snap peas, radishes or red beets. Panzanella Salad 2-3 cups of whole grain sourdough bread, cut in 1 inch cubes 1 pound of cherry tomatoes, halved 1 small cucumber, diced (peeling is optional) 1 red or yellow pepper, diced 1 can or 2 cups of chickpeas, drained 1/4 c. kalamata olives, halved 1/4 c. extra vi

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