Apple Donuts

Ingredients for Apple Donuts Apples Cream Cheese Food Coloring (optional) Sprinkles Directions Slice your apples about 3/4” thick. Use a knife, corer, or pastry tip to make a hole in the center. Color your cream cheese if you’d like. We just added a drop of neon food coloring to get these bright colors. Add sprinkles. Additional […]

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Unicorn Energy Bites

So what makes these so magical? For one, they’re colorful just like a unicorn, but they are also packed with deliciousness every kid will love! Unicorn Energy Bites Ingredients 1/2 cup cashew butter 1/2 cup pure honey or agave 1 1/2 cup gluten-free oats 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup raw cashew pieces 1/2 cup golden […]

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Simplify Your Morning Routine

Getting the family out the door on time every morning is no small feat. Seemingly simple tasks like getting dressed, packing backpacks and making breakfast can quickly turn into chaos. Before you know it, you’re running late and the kids haven’t even eaten as you dash to the car. Stop dreading the stressful start to the day […]

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Peppermint Crunch Fudge Squares

Ingredients for Peppermint Crunch Fudge Squares:  1 bag Candy Cane Kisses (about 30 pieces) ½ cup Andes peppermint baking chips 1 cup sugar ½ cup heavy cream ½ tsp. salt ½ cup butter 1 bag white chocolate chips 1 small tub Marshmallow Fluff Directions: Peeling the wrappers off the kisses and cut them into fours and […]

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Protein Power Packed Overnight Oats Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 8 hours Servings: 1 to 2 Ingredients For Overnight Oats Recipe: 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled-oats 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup pecans 1/4 cup fresh blueberries and raspberries Large spoonful of nut butter 1 to 1-1/2 cups milk (basically cover what’s in your jar) Optional: 1 teaspoon chia […]

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Lunch Ideas | Switching Up Your Child’s Lunch

Back to school time means back to the lunch box packing routine for many moms. Picky eaters can make this task a challenge. Here is some healthy mix and match lunch ideas that will have your child looking forward to opening her lunch box at lunch time. Each lunch should contain a lean protein, a serving of whole grains, a serving of fruits […]

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Pediatric Stroke | Notice the Symptoms

A stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to the brain is interrupted and brain cells are deprived of oxygen. It is in common misconception that only adults have strokes. Anyone of any age can experience a stroke, including infants, children, and teens. Certain factors, such as a congenital heart defect, maternal high blood pressure during pregnancy, or head or neck […]

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Artificial Sweeteners | Sugar Substitutions, An Unhealthy Solution

Many of us choose to drink diet sodas and eat sugar-free treats sweetened with artificial sweeteners, believing that they will help us lose weight and have no negative side effects. A recently published study has called this into question. In this study, researchers found artificial sweeteners can cause glucose intolerance, which leads to high blood sugar, in both mice and a group of human volunteers. […]

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New Autism Treatment for Infants | Video Feedback Therapy

According to studies of kids with autism, an infant who has a sibling diagnosed with autism may be at increased risk of also having autism. A recently published study holds good news for parents of these at-risk infants. The study showed using a new autism treatment for infants, video feedback therapy, may help reduce the severity of autism symptoms. In the study, a group of […]

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Infant Juice Intake

Almost all kids enjoy the sweet taste of fruit juice and many toddlers will not leave home without taking along a sippy cup filled with fruit juice. However, the American Association of Pediatrics has recently changed their guidelines for infant juice intake and how much juice toddlers and big kids should drink. Infants under 12 months: Previous guidelines allowed for fruit juice to be served to infants […]

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