How to Make Instant Pot Applesauce

This Instant Pot Applesauce is so easy to make! You can cook it up in minutes! Since there is no added sugar, it’s a perfect snack for anyone in your family- including babies and toddlers. Freezer friendly and easy to throw into yummy muffins as well.  It’s mid October and beautiful in Chicago.  After living in Texas for years, it’s… Read More

20 Quick and Toddler Friendly Instant Pot Dinners

toddler friendly dinners for your instant pot, toddler approved meals

I didn’t jump on the Instant Pot band wagon right away.  I figured I already had a crockpot and a rice cooker, why did I need something else? After this thought process for a while, I saw one at a price I couldn’t resist.  Guys, the hype is legit- there’s so much you can do with it.  It’s been fun… Read More

12 On the Go Toddler Lunch Ideas for Daycare or Preschool

Toddler lunch ideas for daycare or preschool that can help you put together easy and healthy lunches on the go for your little ones.

Packing lunches for daycare, preschool or anywhere on the go present a whole new challenge for feeding toddlers. We figure out how to create healthy, yummy meals at home but packing lunches to go can be confusing at first. It doesn’t have to be though!  These 12 toddler lunch ideas for daycare or preschool will give you some ideas for… Read More

2 year old refuses to eat? Try these Super Helpful Tips

The problem with feeding kids is that it’s constantly changing. Right when you figure how to feed your baby, they grow into one year olds needing completely new foods. They develop a favorite food, to then completely dislike it a few months later.  Then there are the phases when they refuse to eat complete food groups… or forget food groups-… Read More

Quick & Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for a One Year Old

Quick and nutritious ideas to perfect breakfast for one year old toddlers. What to feed new toddlers is one of the hardest challenges. Read on for healthy meal ideas and menus for one year olds.

This post is sponsored by Happy Family Brands but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Breakfast can be the hardest meal to actually cook and make nutritious.  Regardless if it’s supposed to be the most important. I don’t know about you, but when my toddlers are hungry and tired- they are an even bigger handful! Breakfast for… Read More

Cooking with Toddlers: Yummy Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

Wholesome oatmeal with delicious toppings makes the perfect breakfast on the go. They can be made ahead, are freezer friendly and most importantly- make an easy recipe for cooking with toddlers.

My 3 year old Miles had a potluck breakfast at his school and he suggested we bring some oatmeal muffins. They were part of my breakfast meal prep and are still a favorite way to start the day around here. Since the recipe is super simple, it was a perfect activity for us to do together. We are always looking… Read More

How to Set Up your Kitchen for Cooking with Toddlers

Simple, easy changes to set up your kitchen for cooking with toddlers. From the right kids kitchen utensils, to layout suggestions so your child can become an independent and confident kitchen helper.

This isn’t just about cooking.  Nor is it about only cooking elaborate meals with your toddler. Essentially, it’s about establishing a space where your child can be independent, confident and learn real life skills.  You can do as little or as much as you want, as there are some easy changes you can make to your kitchen for it to… Read More

Easy & Healthy Breakfast Meal Prep for a Month On the Go

Breakfast meal prep for an easy and healthy month of morning. Make ahead breakfast 3 types of oatmeal muffins and 2 kinds of egg muffins in this meal plan. They are kid friendly and delicious! Stress free weekday mornings are in your future. Breakfast on the go or at home.

Fast, healthy, make ahead breakfast? Yes, please! This breakfast meal prep is going to make life sooo much easier.  Mornings are a little crazy around here.  As I’m sure it is for many families heading out the door for school or daycare drop off or work. Or all of the above. Of course my 3 year old Miles has no… Read More