Easy Quesadilla for Kids’ Lunches

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own.  As a mom, we have a lot on our plates. We’re constantly thinking about how to provide the best for our kids to keep them healthy and strong. Are they getting enough sleep? Enough outside play? And don’t even start on what they eat, right? Providing healthy, fresh foods is one of the best things we can do for our kids. But in this day and age, doesn’t it seem to get more and more...

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What You Don’t Know about Shopping at Farmer’s Markets

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own.  Winter has hit Florida. It’s been *ahem* brutal this year, which means that we’re facing temperatures of 60 degrees instead of 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Sorry, all my northern friends, you’ll just have to come visit! Now, I love almost everything about the seasons here in Florida, but one of my favorite benefits is that I have access to fresh, local food all year-round! We enjoying harvesting produce from our church garden, and we even have...

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Baobab Blast Toddler Antioxidant Smoothie

Has your household been feeling under the weather lately? Mine sure has, and I’m so ready to get myself and my family back in good health! Time for some good ol’ antioxidants! I’ve doctored up my standard toddler smoothie with the antioxidant-packed power of baobab powder. Did you know baobab is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C? It’s the perfect addition to give your toddler’s immune  system a pick-me-up. Mix up this delicious antioxidant toddler smoothie for you or your little one! Disclaimer: I received a bag of baobab powder from Farafena.com. Farafena works with farmers and women’s cooperatives in and...

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DIY Baby Food Banana + Avocado (Recipe)

So you’ve tried rice cereal and applesauce with your baby. Success! Now you’re ready to take on new combos, introduce fun flavors, and expand that little palette. One of my favorite combinations is banana and avocado puree (a.k.a. banana-cado!) It’s full of good-for-baby fats and nutrients, all wrapped up in a baby-friendly banana flavor. I’m telling you (as someone who’s snuck a few bites herself) it’s delicious! Ready to make your own gourmet baby food? Let’s skip the pricey store-bought jars and I’ll show you how to whip up DIY baby food “banana-cado” style in less than 3 minutes. It’s so easy....

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Little Foodie Formula: 3 Easy Steps to Butternut Squash Baby Food

What do you think of when you think of baby food? Glass jars full of questionable yellow goop? Green pea slop? I’m definitely not perfect, but I love doing what I can to make healthy fuel for my family. Of course, it starts with the littlest members of the family! Today I’ll show you how incredibly EASY it is to make healthful, real, yummy food for your baby. On the menu today is butternut squash baby food puree. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! If you’re in a rush, just check out the handy-dandy graphic below. Get those spoons ready! Dinner’s...

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