Family Recipes

Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | Maple Milk Punch

Friday, June 2, 2017 By Nina Spears
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We have partnered with Beavers on Westheimer for the second quarter of our “Cocktails & Mocktails of the Month” series. The recipes are delicious, their restaurant and bar are divine, and we know our readers will love these tasty treats. Thank you, Beavers on Westheimer! Did you know that today is donut day?! Well, ladies, we’ve made the perfect concoction for you to enjoy on this delicious day. 🙂 Don’t mind if we do!! Maple Milk Punch Ingredients: 1/2 cup ice 2 tbsp cinnamon & brown sugar 2 oz bourbon 1 oz maple 1 oz milk 1 cinnamon stick Step 1: Get a tall glass and…


4 Low Carb Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Friday, April 21, 2017 By Kate Horney
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As a busy moms we have to make sure that we are taking care of ourselves. But we often don’t have the hours to spend in the kitchen whipping up a nutritious meal. That’s why I love adding these quick low carb smoothies into my daily nutrition routine. With energy-enhancing ingredients like fresh fruit, green tea, ginger, and protein, you’ll give your smoothie an extra boost with antioxidants and essential vitamins without having to take a pill or supplement. The protein and fiber in these low carb smoothies will help balance hunger, energy, and cravings and will keep you burning fat…


Curbing Pregnancy Cravings

Friday, March 17, 2017 By Amanda Davies
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For many women, the first trimester of pregnancy is rough. Nausea, vomiting, food aversions, and exhaustion (to name a few) can really put a damper on the excitement of the precious little one growing in your belly. I was positive that as a Dietitian I would not let any of those pesky pregnancy problems get in the way of my healthy eating. After all, everything I was putting into my body was now going to affect not only me, but my child, too! Several weeks into my first trimester I was in for a big surprise: the nausea and exhaustion…


Cocktail & Mocktail of the Month | Irish Mug

Friday, March 3, 2017 By Nina Spears
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We have partnered with Weights + Measures for the first quarter of our ‘Cocktails & Mocktails of the Month’ series. The recipes are delicious, their restaurant is divine, and we know our readers will love these tasty treats. Thank you, Weights + Measures! Happy Friday! To get the weekend (and the month) started off right, we thought a nice cocktail recipe would do the trick. 😉 Spring and St. Patrick’s day are just around the corner. This Irish Mug cocktail is the perfect way to welcome the weekend. What mom doesn’t love a little kick in her coffee and whipped cream?? Irish Mug Ingredients: 1.5…


Recipes to Fool Your Toddler into Eating Healthy

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 By Amanda Davies
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In my last blog post I wrote of all the efforts I developed to feed my “picky” 22-month-old. I thought it would be helpful if I shared some of the recipes that I have adapted to provide my little guy with a healthy meal that meets his approval! These recipes work on husbands too. 🙂 Banana Pancakes This recipe is super easy and very quick. It is loaded with protein and also provides a serving or two of fruit! I don’t serve these pancakes with syrup because they taste wonderful on their own, but if your little one wants to…