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Cutting Down Sugar in Our Home + 2 Ingredient Chocolate Ice Cream

By | Becoming Minimalist, Cooking with Kids, Desserts, Gluten-Free, Picky Eaters, Snacks, Spring, Summer, Weekends | No Comments
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for 2 Ingredient Ice Cream! “You’ve had enough sugar already!” Have you ever caught yourself saying that? With a good dose of exasperation I might add. Especially when your little ones begin to bounce off the walls after having had a juice box, cookie, popsicle, fruit leather and a granola bar all in one day? I definitely have. Many, many times. My cupboards used to be constantly stocked with these snacks (many touted...
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// BLOG SERIES // How to Eat Well at Home (Even if You Don’t Love Cooking) :: A Semi-Minimalist Kitchen

By | Becoming Minimalist, Mealtime Rhythm, My Kitchen, Spring | No Comments
Of the 100s of things that changed when I first became a mom, food (and sleep!) topped the charts. Come baby number two I was knocked to my knees - sometimes to tears of sheer exhaustion, at other times to utter joy for the smiles, laughter and constant cuddles these small beings bring to my day. Parenting is a wild, wonderful ride no matter which way you swing it and navigating even the most ordinary daily tasks with a baby on...
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Kale and Quinoa Minestrone {Gluten-Free}

By | Becoming Minimalist, Dinner, Lunch, Mealtime Rhythm, My Kitchen, Spring | No Comments
One of my most favourite dishes to make is a simple soup. They're such an easy way to pack tons of veggies into a delicious, one dish (hallelujah!!!) family meal. And soups are incredibly forgiving.  Don't have beans? Swap for chickpeas. No zucchini? Use celery. This recipe is in my meal plan at least once a month but changes slightly throughout the season based on what's fresh from the farmer's market, veggie boxes or the store. It's so versatile you can make it...
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Grain-Free Sweet Potato Brownies

From the Eat Anything Girl to the Mealtime Monster (+ Grain-Free Brownies!)

By | Becoming Minimalist, Cooking with Kids, Desserts, Gluten-Free, Winter | 4 Comments
Tired of spoon feeding your 4 year old, making one kid meal and one adult meal or simply serving the same 3 guaranteed they’ll eat it dishes night after night? Yeah. I was too. All in the name of getting her to eat. And I don’t mean eat her vegetables. I mean just eat. Eat anything. Anything other than the colour beige (pizza, pasta, bread – you know the drill). Anything without a major fuss (eeeeewwwwwws, I DON'T like that!,...
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