Grain salad love

It's probably not news by now that basically my kid gets leftovers for lunch most days. Some things re-purpose better than others, which is why I LOVE a good grain salad. They usually keep and pack up well, are super versatile - I can either make a big batch of something deliberate over the weekend …

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What’s in a toddler’s lunch box?

Sophia gets two containers every day for her lunch at the toddler room. Each container is divided in two, so she gets four items every day. I try to do one protein, one carb, one vegetable and one fruit, but I will admit that I don’t always follow my own rule. During the winter is …

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Tiny helper & lunchbox #28

A great way to both (1) get my kid interested in what he's eating (and more willing to eat what's in front of him) and (2) lessen the after-school-but-pre-dinner meltdown is to find a way to get him involved in dinner prep. The other day, that meant avocado chopper and bowl-assembler. For dinner, we had …

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