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One of my favorite quotes is from â??When Harry met Sally": Sally: Iâ??d like the chef salad, please, with the oil and vinegar on the side. And the apple pie a la modeâ?¦.But Iâ??d like the pie heated, and I donâ??t want the ice cream on top. I want it on... Full Bio
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A National Chocolate Day Giveaway from Next Organics! by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating National Chocolate Day is today!! What an amazing holiday right? One devoted entirely to chocolate. My dessert weakness is definitely chocolate, and I always e ... Read on »
Vegetarian Tortilla Soup with Black Beans by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We have been making a lot of soups in our house lately. Mainly because: as a busy parent, they are such easy go-to-one-pot meals; soups are super easy for babies t ... Read on »
Sneaky Zucchini Lasagna and a Giveaway from Snack Girl! by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   Hi Everyone! This month’s giveaway comes from one of my favorite healthy food bloggers – Lisa Cain at SnackGirl ! Lisa makes healthy food super easy and sim ... Read on »
Linguine with Garlicky Kale and White Beans by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I absolutely love garlic. I put it in everything: pasta, pizza, Indian food, stir frys, veggie sautes, the list could just go on and on. It’s one of my favorite se ... Read on »
Baby Food Recipes: Carrot Puree by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is another one of Layla’s favorites. And it is super easy to make! Just peel the carrots, cook for 6-8 minutes, and puree. You can mix carrots (which are a sweeter ... Read on »
Baby Food Recipes: Broccoli, Spinach and Cauliflower Puree by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Get your greens! This is one of the most nutritionally dense purees out there. Combining two of my favorite cruciferous veggies: cauliflower and broccoli with one of th ... Read on »
Baby Food Recipes: Zucchini, Apple and Carrot Puree by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Veggies mixed with fruit is always bound to be a hit in our household. Zucchini and carrots are already pretty mild / on the sweeter side, so when paired with some appl ... Read on »
Baby Food Recipes: Sweet Potato Puree by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sweet potato is another Layla favorite! I think she just loves orange veggies haha. I’m fine with that because like it’s cousins butternut squash and pumpkin, sweet pot ... Read on »
It’s Easy Being Green: Smoothie Recipe by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am a huge fan of green smoothies. It’s the easiest way to get a ton of fruits and veggies (especially green veggies which are the best for you!) into your diet i ... Read on »
Homemade Baby Food Recipes: Avocado Puree by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating About 2 months ago, we gave Layla her first solid food: Avocado! Since then she has had a variety of fruits and veggies: Sweet potato, Butternut squash, Zucchini, ... Read on »
Spicy Lentil and Swiss Chard Soup by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One-pot meals are definitely on my list of must-haves these days. It’s the easiest and fastest way to get a balanced meal for dinner without a ton of prep work or ... Read on »
A Healthy Snack Bar Giveaway from Corazonas! by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Giveaways are back! And I’m very excited to re-start my monthly giveaway series with this one from Corazonas : the heart-healthy snack bar you can feel good about ... Read on »
Back-to-School Lunchbox Makeover: 5 Quick and Healthy Lunch Recipes by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What’s in your lunchbox? When I was a kid, it was standard, dependable: some sort of sandwich – usually PB&J on wheat, a fruit – usually an apple or banana, so ... Read on »
Making Moves by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hi Everyone! I know you’ve probably all been wondering where I’ve been the past couple weeks. In case you haven’t guessed from the picture – this Bay Area girl is ... Read on »
Healthy Vegetable Fried Rice by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Fried rice has always been one of mine and the husband’s favorite Asian dishes. I usually avoid it at restaurants because it’s just full of fat, made with white ri ... Read on »
Healthy Pumpkin Ravioli with Gorgonzola Sauce by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Photo courtesy of CookingLight The husband and I are both suckers for pumpkin or butternut squash ravioli. Whenever it appears on a restaurant menu we are all ... Read on »
Fourth of July Recipe Roundup by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Outdoor parties, fireworks, great food, and my birthday (the next day) – it doesn’t get much better than that! H ... Read on »
Chocolate Macadamia Nut Truffles by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One of my guilty pleasures is chocolate covered macadamia nuts. Whenever our family would go to Hawaii, we would literally bring back boxes of the stuff – and enjo ... Read on »
Corn, Zucchini, and Onion Flatbread by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Summer vegetables are some of my favorite produce to cook with. Fresh corn, squashes and herbs – they are light and airy, with a nice texture and bite. Inspired by ... Read on »
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas by The Picky Eater Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hi Everyone! I’m finally back from a mini-break I took to spend more time with Layla before my maternity leave ended. We spent lots of time hanging out as a family ... Read on »