I didn’t set out to make a recipe called Tomato Sauce Chicken. Indeed, I just wanted to enjoy some allergy-friendly Chicken Tikka Masala and since most Indian simmer sauces are cross-contaminated with nuts, I set out to make a quick and easy version myself.
We had enjoyed (jarred) Tikka Masala sauce in the past,
Happy back-to-school season, moms! It’s the January of parenting, no? So full of goals and hope and the sense that maybe THIS year, you’ll finally get a handle on everything?
Here’s a little secret: Just like the wellness industry aims to capitalize on our hope and insecurity every January,
As a pediatric dietitian and a mother myself, I am compelled to others about the new free WW (Weight Watchers) app for children ages 8-17 called Kurbo.
To put it briefly, I am horrified by this app. Subjecting our children to this goes against everything I have learned as a dietitian and my own maternal instinct.
I didn’t set out to create a banana bread muffin recipe. Pinterest is full of them, and I certainly never want to make more work for myself! But after a quick dive into the available recipes online, I was disappointed to see how much sugar so many of them contained.
It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week. I know, I know. Another awareness week. What are you supposed to be donating to now, you might ask. But now that I’ve spent a year as an active member of the food allergy community myself, I can guarantee you that families with food allergies don’t care about your money.
I cooked all the time pre-children. Every weekend, I’d make a batch of soup and divide it into individual servings for lunches I could take to work. And almost every night, I’d make a home-cooked meal to enjoy with my husband.
But now? Ha. Ha ha ha.
I used to be chipper about introducing allergens. “It’s important to introduce the top allergens early and often!” I would tell my clients. “Early introduction is our best defense against the development of food allergies.”
I’m a pediatric dietitian and I teach classes on starting solids.
Happy World Nutella Day, friends! As a dietitian, I’m a big believer that all foods fit and that definitely includes a spoonful of Nutella straight from the jar…ahem, I mean on whole grain toast…from time to time.
Except when your child is allergic to hazelnuts,
Here’s the thing about holiday cooking. There’s so much focus on the dishes for the main event, it’s really easy to forget that you have a house full of people who also need to eat other times of the day.
Sure, cereal for breakfast makes things easier.