Well Fed Family

Abby Burd on July 16, 2014

Strawberry Salmon Salad with Green Pickled Strawberries

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Some days it is a struggle just to feed the kids lunch. Where on your priority list does making a healthy, tasty lunch for you fall? I hear ya. Here is an easy option, full of super foods and good protein. Have some basic ingredients on hand, and you could be eating in less than…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on June 24, 2014

First Foods Class with the Mama Circle

Don’t rush, if your baby is slow to start solids, not to worry.  Just trust that they'll get into the swing of things eventually.

Earlier this month, we partnered with Erica Chidi from The Mama Circle to work with some first time mamas. Nurturing women into motherhood and helping new parents feel confident as they transition into a new phase of their lives, The Mama Circle is a wonderful support and resource for new parents in the Los Angeles area.  Erica…Continue reading

Frances Largeman-Roth on May 09, 2014

A Colorful, Seasonal Mother’s Day Brunch

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Treat mom or yourself to a bright and festive meal that celebrates spring. Don’t feel like you need to make all the dishes—pick two or three and enjoy with all the special women in your life. Ruby Sparkler Makes 1 cocktail 2 ounces (60ml) RHUBARB-PLUM SYRUP (see below) 1 tablespoon ST. GERMAIN LIQUEUR 4 ounces…Continue reading

Abby Burd on May 05, 2014

Nesting | Stocking Up on Food Before Birth

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Some women like to clean and organize. I’m more of a cook. But I am human. And cooking at 9 months pregnant and immediately after a baby is not easy. So when nesting hit me at the end of my last pregnancy, I was focused on FOOD! Let me share with you some ideas that…Continue reading

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Laura Beaver on April 23, 2014

Homemade Baby Yogurt

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If you’ve ever bought baby or toddler yogurt you know if can be expensive. At our local store, it ends up being about $1 a serving for the organic baby yogurt. Not only that, but it is loaded with sugar (besides the sugar found naturally in fruit). Our little one is a big fan of…Continue reading

Laura Beaver on August 22, 2013

Easy Babywearing Recipe: Frozen Banana Bites

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If you have a little one or multiple little ones in your house, you know all too well that cooking a meal or even making a snack is no easy task. As parents, we all become masters of doing things one-handed, but sometimes you just need both hands. Cooking is one of those times. Luckily,…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on February 14, 2013

Valentine’s Day Smoothie

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It’s Valentine’s Day this week, which means your consumption of all things chocolate should reach it’s yearly peak. Are you a milk, dark, or white chocolate person? I go with dark chocolate every time – the darker, the more bitter, the better! I think dark chocolate is most enjoyed when dripped, dipped, or wrapped around…Continue reading

Leah Forester Johnson on December 20, 2012

Divine Christmas Eve Menu

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    Christmas Eve is my favorite family tradition.   My Mexican-Indian grandmother was the matriarch of the kitchen who spent days preparing an incredible feast. There was laughter and joy in the kitchen and the air was heavy with anticipation for the gifts under the gorgeous tree.  Giving to others is something that brings me…Continue reading

Julie Kieras on December 13, 2012

A Recipe for Babywearing in the Kitchen

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Dinner. Dishwashing. Christmas cookies. And … cue the chaos! My days were going something like this: Hold baby on hip and collect bowls one-handed. Perform world record juggling act that will never be recorded. Switch baby to other hip and get ingredients from the pantry. Take two trips because I can’t carry them all at…Continue reading

Mandy Reid on November 28, 2012

Well Fed Family: Winter Smoothie

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As of late, I’ve had this love/hate relationship with the changing cool seasons. I love Fall and Winter, because it means lots of layers, boots, cardigans, rosy cheeked babies, and hot chocolate. Yet, with the first cold snap comes the sniffles, shortly followed by a full blown cold. My family I and used to eat…Continue reading

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