GF, Vegan Smash Cake

As I was approaching Baby B’s first fiesta (Birthday), I started looking for recipes for smash cakes that were healthy…Surprise, surprise there were not many I liked or the directions/ recipes were a mile long and not easy nor fast….

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Growing Organic Lettuce Hack

Okay so this is just amazing and a must do if you like to garden & grow your own food. At Costco in San Diego for $3.99 they have gorgeous organic non-GMO butter lettuce. The best part is once you take…

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Pickles are not just for pregnancy

While pregnant I never craved the classic pickles and ice cream, but after and while nursing I got a hankering for pickles like no other. I decided I wanted to make my own and thought it can’t be that hard….

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Homemade Baby Food

My 5 month old can not get enough of sweet potatoes! They rock that littles ones world and SO easy to make. Seriously mom’s not making your babies food is silly, it’s so simple and you have total control of…

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Make your own Rice Cereal-SUPER SIMPLE

Okay so my baby is now almost 5 months old and developmentally showing signs she is food curious. We’ve given her little sucks on fruit and veggies, but nothing more than that. I started to look into rice cereals to…

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One pot Healthy Vegetarian dinner

I’m now back to my pre-pregnancy eating habits and that means A LOT of veggies. Every once in a while some seafood, but really not animal protein. When I was pregnant, though man oh man did I love the meat….

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Healthy Side Dish: Butternut Squash Rice with Turmeric

I’m on a kick of cooking with turmeric.  It’s so healthy and good for you! Now that I know this, I’m having fun using it in recipes. This one was me playing in the kitchen and creating a delicious side…

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Pre-baby body meal

This gorgeous meal is easier than you think! This is my get back my pre-baby body meal. All protein, no carbs and veggies. It’s a wonderful meal for entertaining as well. If you are like me and breastfeeding only you…

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Safe to eat ORGANIC Nail Polish

I have a little girl and I myself love to get my nails done. Even though she is 2 months old, I still keep my eyes open for safe nail polish for her when the time comes. I found recently…

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Turmeric, Ginger, Chia, Carrot Smoothie

This smoothie is all about health! There is nothing bad about this smoothie and I hope you take the time to make yourself one, two or three! This is a fast way to get wonderful nutrients in. You can even…

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Good eats

Food is what makes life worth living especially when pregnant. Putting good food in gets good things out, including healthy babies. I’m a foodie and take care to what I cook, buy and feed myself and my family. I’ve been at one time or another vegetarian, pescetarian (eats only seafood and veggies no animal meat), and nothing but hungry. I have found that trying to become pregnant that I craved meat and have since introduced animal protein back into my diet. I still prefer and feel the best eating pescetarian. Living in Southern California we are spooled with farm to table, organic, cold pressed juice, chia, and whatever healthy food craze that comes next. In my opinion all health foods trend out of California and I enjoy testing them all.  Food plays a huge role in health and I hope you enjoy the recipes that are some of my kitchen favorites when pregnant and not. Bon appetite.