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Haka House Meal Prep- Week 2: Saturday and Sunday

Alrighty… If you are following along, you have one week under your belt! Great Job!!! (Here’s the link to Week 1- Part 1 and Part 2) We are going to put a lot of those new ingredients you might not have used before to good use in the coming weeks. Plus if you froze Jalapeno […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Everyone likes a satisfying and sweet treat sometimes. I try to skew mine to be things that allow me to say YES when my kids ask, too. These peanut butter cups have a ton of good stuff going on. It’s basically the recipe put out by Mark Hyman with just a tiny tweak. I use […]

Haka House Meal Prep- Week 1: Saturday and Sunday

Our life is really busy with two kids and running the gym! Saturdays, I work in the morning. So, I only do a little prep on Saturday as I don’t want it to take away from family time. Most meal prep for us is done on Sundays. I like to wake up before everyone else […]

Haka House Meal Prep

Meal Prep has never been a huge part of my health life. The kitchen is my wonderland… I love to be there and create and I enjoy the process of preparing a meal. Because of my love for cooking, I always protect meal preparation time on pretty much a daily basis, or at least i […]

Kids Cook: Chia Pudding

Feeding kids can be hard… Don’t Battle, OUTSMART! Lately, Colt has been exerting his opinion (and seeming power) more frequently at the dinner table… and the lunch table… and the breakfast table. He loves allllll sorts of foods but has realized that my sole purpose in life is to nourish him and his sole purpose […]

How’s a Mom Supposed to Make Dinner?!?!?

One of my biggest struggles with feeding my family healthy meals is the fact that this little Tasmanian Devil child of mine requires my full attention. How the heck am I supposed to do meal prep when I have to devote all my attention to keeping my kid from climbing the ladder to the attic […]

Success with Snacks!

Eating healthy can seem really hard. Feeding kids healthfully can seem even harder. And snacks are a big part of the deal when it comes to kids.   Here’s three top tips for being a Success with Snacks: Remember that packaging is designed to make you think something is good for you and the very […]

Healthy Kids, Healthy Eaters!

People are always asking me about what I eat. But even more than that, I get asked about what Colt eats. For obvious reasons, prior to having a child of my own, my presentations on healthy eating and feeding the family would fall on deaf ears. “Sure,” they would say. “Just wait… you have no […]

Almond Joy Date Balls

I was headed out the door and realized I had NO snacks for myself or Colt. With ten minutes til I had to leave, I whipped up this fantastically delicious and nutritious carry along. These are a mainstay in our home for several reasons: I hide all sorts of good, healthy stuff in there so […]

Simple Parenting

Dear pregnant client who confided in me today how terrified you are to raise a child, Please know that God made you expressly for this purpose, that he breathes into you the very knowledge and instincts you need to care for your child. Please don’t read anymore books. They serve only to make you believe […]