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Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

| December 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

‘Tis the season of cookies, treats and candies, but don’t forget to dig into good-for-you snacks too like apples. This post is sponsored by Ambrosia™ apples, but all opinions are my own. In our kitchen, there’s always fruit to snack on. Between bowls on the tables and more in the fridge, I love seeing the kids […]

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Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

| October 7, 2014 | 15 Comments

Quick and easy veggie burrito bowls are a delicious way to get dinner on the table fast. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. This school year has brought so many changes to our household. Beyond new schools and an out-of-the-house job for me, the curriculum here […]

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Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo is a creamy, cheesy pasta dish perfect for a quick and easy dinner. This recipe was created for my client Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When I served this pasta for dinner earlier this week, I did something I pretty much never do: I didn’t tell Paige exactly […]

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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

| October 29, 2013 | 6 Comments

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers […]

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

| September 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for a Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie was created for Yoplait. All opinions are my own. Will and Paige are very independent. Most school days, Will rises with his alarm, gets his own breakfast and then gets himself ready for school. Paige usually wakes up just before Will gets on […]

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Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb

Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Please welcome the lovely Aviva Goldfarb to Sarah’s Cucina Bella today. She’s the fabulous mind behind the meal planning service The Six O’Clock Scramble, and author of several cookbooks. I first spoke with Aviva several years ago while writing an article about services like hers. She was so insightful, kind and interesting that I felt […]

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Healthy Drink: Easy Apple Strawberry Slushies

Healthy Drink: Easy Apple Strawberry Slushies

| June 28, 2013 | 5 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop and creation of a fun healthy drink has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Do you ever have silly fun with the kids in your life? We do. Sometimes Shawn and I […]

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Raising Healthy Kids and Thoughts on Libby’s Single Fruit Cups

Raising Healthy Kids and Thoughts on Libby’s Single Fruit Cups

| October 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

We’re into the swing of things now. School started in late August, and we’ve acclimated to the waking up thing. We’ve also found a new flow with the new (later) bus pick up times. Well, mostly. Packing lunches? Got it! I have a flow to things. Will gets a main item — a sandwich or […]

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Back to School: Breakfast for your Brain

Back to School: Breakfast for your Brain

| August 28, 2012 | 6 Comments

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s because it fires up and fuels your noggin. Repeat: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! The question is … are your kids (and you!) eating it? If not, you all should be. “Breakfast is key for adults and children alike, since it […]

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How To Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies? (There is No Magic Answer)

How To Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies? (There is No Magic Answer)

| July 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

Once upon a time, I was a mom to one veggie-loving toddler who ate everything and I thought I knew it all. I had everything figured out, and my son’s wide palate was proof positive that what I was doing worked. In some ways, I was right. He did and continues to love fruits and […]

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