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Fall activities are in full swing which means life gets busier. Between swim class, ballet and juggling work (with a toddler in tow) I rely on simple, healthy meals/snacks to carry us through! Harlow just turned 2, and she’s as picky as ever when it comes to meal time. While I’m a firm believer of ‘everything in moderation’ — I also know the importance of having healthy homemade snacks and meals readily available. Below, I’m sharing some kid-friendly current favorites that are Harlow (picky-eater) approved! Have more to add to the list? Feel free to share below! W
GARDEIN CLASSIC MEATLESS MEATBALL
Harlow’s a meatball fanatic! These meatless meatballs are packed with 14g of glorious protein per serving. They have a great taste and texture. Did I already mention that they’re ready in 8 minutes or less? Parenting win! We love tossing these with angel hair pasta for a delicious meal. I’m also a fan of a crispy outside, so I leave mine in for a couple extra minutes! Crispy on the outside, super tender on the inside! Anyone else? Certified vegan, non gmo, dairy free and kosher. Now that’s a win/win!
SQUEEZABLE ORGANIC COCONUT MANNA
These little pouches are genius! If you’re on the hunt of a butter alternative, these are your pick! It’s a coconut butter spread made from organic pureed coconuts (delicious!) Squeeze onto oatmeal or fruit, spread on toast, or even add it to your morning smoothies! All 3 flavors include: coconut, almond and chocolate. This is our go-to for mornings on the go! Love that the pouch is mess-free.
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PROBIOTIC APPLE SAUCE POUCHES & DRINKING VINEGAR FROM NORTH COAST ORGANIC
It’s true, pouches are my best friend. These probiotic apple sauce pouches are organic and fit for a toddler. We are constantly taking these on-the-go in-between meals to tame any hangry kiddos in tow! The Probiotic Apple Drinking vinegar is a game-changer (for kids and parents alike). Did you know that it’s recommended t take 2 Tbsp. of Apple Cider vinegar on the daily? This drink is mixed with the perfect blend of apple juice and water, making it as simple as ever. No added sugar/preservatives. It is proven to help and treat digestive issues. Another drink that’s perfect wherever you are!
*Offer: Until December 31, 2019 – save $1 on any North Coast organic product.
NEW BUTTER PARMESAN SAUCE FROM RAGÚ®
Who doesn’t love pasta for dinner? This is a family favorite! The new RAGÚ® Butter Parmesan Sauce has a simple, buttery flavor that’s packed with aged parmesan. Here’s a 3-minute Mac recipe that will change your world. It’s a kid-friendly recipe that’s fit for the entire family. We’re talkin’ homemade mac & cheese. Pretty sure your kids will be asking for seconds (which I know is rare!)
PANTRY CLASSIC RANCH AND KETCHUP FROM TESSEMAE’S
Harlow most definitely got the dippin’ gene from me, because I can’t enjoy a meal without a sauce to accommodate! I’m also ‘that’ Midwesterner who has ranch with just about everything. I love Tessemae’s classic ranch flavor — thick, creamy, and packed with flavor. We enjoy it with just about everything – veggies, pizza, wings, you name it! Oh, and it’s USDA Certified Organic, Dairy Free, Gluten Free and absolutely no sugar added. Another parenting win. Woot!
Tessemae’s Ketchup is made with premium, organic tomato paste and naturally sweetened with organic dates and white balsamic vinegar. It’s perfectly flavorful and the ultimate addition to your pantry. USDA Certified Organic, Whole30 approved, Keto approved, dairy free, gluten free, vegan, non GMO with zero sugars added. Whew! Now that’s a powerful bottle.