Category: Kids

Plantain Buns (grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, AIP)


After searching and searching for a gluten-free bread that is also free of rice (a new food sensitivity discovered for one of my kids) and eggs, I kept coming up empty handed. So, I finally decided to make my own. After

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{Healthy} Christmas Cookie Smoothie

Christmas Cookie Smoothie

Who doesn’t love cookies? I know I do but I don’t love the carb-overload and sugar crash that comes with them. Enter my Christmas Cookie Smoothie…. It tastes like a sugar cookie and is actually really good for you, but

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Yogurt Parfaits

Yogurt Parfaits

This is something my kids really enjoy making themselves. The possibilities are endless when it comes to ingredients! Ingredients vanilla yogurt granola fresh fruit, cut (strawberries, mangoes, blueberries, pineapple, banana, etc.) dried coconut flakes (other ingredients – raisins, craisins, nuts, seeds, chocolate

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Kids’ Focus: Lunchbox Ideas

Yumbox Lunchbox

A frequent question that comes up during client sessions is “What do you pack your kids for lunch, Caitlin?” While this doesn’t directly relate to weight loss that most of my clients seek, it does have to do with their

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Gluten Free Snacking

Gluten Free Snacking

Some folks are gluten-free because they have a condition called Celiac disease where any amount of gluten will send them into gastrointestinal distress and possibly to the hospital. Others have been tested and have what is called “non-celiac gluten sensitivity,”

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Smart Snacking with Real Foods: Favorite Brands

Smart Snacking with Real Foods- Favorite Brands

While my favorite snacks don’t come in a box (think fruit, veggies, seeds, nutbutters, natural deli meat, etc.), there are some that do that have ingredients I recognize and I could actually make at home. Here are some of my favorite “real

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