December 17, 2018

It is estimated that 9% of toddlers ages 1-2 years and 9-11% of adolescent girls in the U.S. are iron deficient. (1) In a previous post, we discussed the two types of iron and where to find heme iron in foods. Today we're discussing the other type of iron, non-heme, an...

December 14, 2018

Shakes and smoothies are some of the easiest ways to get greens into our kiddos bodies. One of our kids is on the bottom of the growth curve. He's always been at that place on the curve, so there's no major concern of growth. However, giving him this shake allows us to...

December 7, 2018

This tasty pasta dish is sure to be a hit with everyone in the family. I first tried this recipe with pureed butternut squash and whole spinach that wilts into the sauce. The boys (even the grown doctor) didn’t care for the wilted spinach. This time I blended the spina...

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