kids lunch

Unjunk Your Kid’s Lunchbox

It’s that time of year again. You’ve likely done all your back to school shopping, bought new school supplies, and maybe even splurged on a new outfit for the first day of school. But what if I told you the most important way to prepare our kids for back to school had to do with…

recipe for basic tomato sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce Recipe

Tomato sauce is one of the delightfully simple basic ingredients that is great to keep in the pantry because of its versatility. By simply tweaking the herbs and spices you combine with the sauce, you’ll be able to make a wide range of culinary delights. It’s also a great way to use the tomatoes you’ve…

Food….I’m not in the mood…but I will be!

Food. It’s a love/hate thing, right? This week, I’ve hated food. I am thankful for the wonderful support Leah, Alysa, Andrea, and my fellow Mamavation Mom gals have given. But I have to say, I have been super frustrated with the whole exchange idea. I dread every. single. bite. that goes into my mouth. It’s…

It’s All About the Food

Wow. Week one has come and gone and week two is almost over. To say that I am learning a lot is a complete understatement!! This week has been a total focus on what to eat, how much to eat and when to eat it (and with what!). I am a little overwhelmed with all…