Meal Planning & Cooking Tips

Menu Plan Monday: November 14, 2016

Getting read for Thanksgiving, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Hope you all had a great weekend! It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away – have you started your menu planning yet? Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday, but this year we won’t be celebrating at home. I’m sad about…

Menu Plan Monday: August 22, 2016

What’s been happening at Small Bites by Jessica, plus this week’s Menu Plan Monday, and links I loved over the past week. Last week I shared with you a bunch of posts to help with back-to-school planning, especially when it comes to meals. Well, this week I have even more for you, including my latest back-to-school post 5 Quick, Easy, &…

5 Quick, Easy and Healthy School Lunch Ideas + 40+ Recipes To Try

Packing a healthy school lunch for your kids is quick and easy with these five kid- and mom-approved ideas (plus 40+ recipes to put them into action)! Pin this Post Everyone knows what the month of August is well-known for: back to school season (and brutally hot temperatures, at least here in NY!). But did you know that August is…

Menu Plan Monday: August 15, 2016

Get ready for sending lunch to school for the kids, plus this week’s Menu Plan Monday, and links I loved over the past week. It’s hard to believe, but summer is coming to an end and now that my girls are finished with camp, it’s time to start getting ready for school. I know a lot of kids, especially in the…

All About Tomatoes + Caprese Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes

Learn about the varieties, health benefits, & culinary uses of fresh summer tomatoes. Then enjoy delicious & healthy Caprese Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes! Summer is the ultimate season for fresh, juicy tomatoes! I personally love summer tomatoes, especially ones that are home grown in my parents’ garden or purchased from the farmers market. Not only are tomatoes delicious and versatile, but…

Take Your Kids From Baby Food to Gourmet Foodies

Turn your kids into gourmet foodies by feeding them wholesome, nutritious and delicious food from the start. Learn how to do it with the help of Sonali Ruder’s latest book Natural Baby Food. I received a free copy of Natural Baby Food, but was not compensated for this post. This post contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure. Have you met…

5 Ways to Help Kids Meet Their Calcium Requirements

In honor of National Dairy Month, here are my top five ways to help kids meet their calcium requirements throughout the week! This post is sponsored by Chobani in honor of National Dairy Month. I was compensated for my time, but as always all opinions are my own. June is National Dairy Month and if your kids are anything like mine…

Menu Plan Monday: June 13, 2016

What’s been happening lately at Small Bites by Jessica, my top 5 meal planning tips, link love and this week’s menu plan! Happy Monday everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend! Did anyone enjoy one of these Watermelon Mojitos Kaleigh shared last week? I know my Sonali over at The Foodie Physician made some – lucky girl! Hope you…

5 Simple Tips for a Food-Safe Picnic + Apricot Pineapple Chicken Salad

Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor picnic this spring and summer with these food safety tips, plus a healthy and delicious recipe for Apricot Pineapple Chicken Salad! Pin this Recipe This post, recipe, and images are by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect season…

Menu Plan Monday: April 11, 2016

How taking a night off from meal planning is still planning, plus this week’s Link Love and Menu Plan Monday. One of my meal planning tips for newbies is to start slow, planning out just one to three meals for the week. Once you get comfortable with the meal planning process and it’s not as time-consuming and intimidating you can add another day…

Menu Plan Monday: April 4, 2016

How menu planning helps me avoid food waste, plus this week’s Link Love and Menu Plan Monday. One of the food and nutrition trends that’s very apparent this year is a focus on food waste (here are some of the other 2016 food trends I wrote about). I’ve read a bunch of articles and blog posts on the topic and have been trying…