Originally published in Modern Mom on May 21, 2013 It’s about that time of year again – the time when we open our barbecue grills to family and friends. It’s the Mama Q -quick, healthy and modern! So moms…get your grills ready! Grab your favorite wedges: They’re best for planning, prepping, and grilling while being so very modern. Oh yes, we are talking shoes here, not lettuce or lemons! Set yourself up with paper and pen because you’re about to [...]
Ingredients: 1 small eggplant, sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp sea salt Marinade: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1 tsp sugar 2 sprigs fresh rosemary Directions: In a large bowl, toss eggplant slices, olive oil and salt. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Meanwhile, combine marinade ingredients in a small bowl and whisk. Remove eggplant from oven and allow to cool. Toss pour marinade and eggplant slices into [...]
A delicious dinner made for Mother’s Day..for you or by you…need not be heavy! Ease up on animal protein with this light and healthy, whole wheat pasta primavera dish! Add seasonal produce like cherry tomatoes, and herbs to naturally flavor this homemade meal. Happy Mother’s Day! Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips 1 cup frozen peas 1 zucchini, cut into quarters 1 onion, sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips 1 red bell [...]
By Guest Blogger, Debbie Simpson Laura asked me to write about my inspiration for Adam’s Gluten Free Surprise, Helping Others Understand Gluten Free. I am often asked if Adam is my son. While my son, now 23, has been gluten free for twelve years and was a positive inspiration for this book, Adam was actually inspired by many children – and their parents. I was diagnosed with celiac in 2000 at the age of 40 after a lifetime of celiac [...]
Dedicated to the moms who attended the “Citibabes Nutrition Lunch and Learn” with Laura Cipullo on Wednesday, April 19th So the fish sticks are still a “stinking” issue at our house! As I have shared in previous blog posts—especially “Something More than Fish” and “If You Give a Cat a Cupcake”—on many days, food is something more than just food. And just like I tell my clients, particularly those attending meal support therapy sessions: “Meals are rarely perfect! What’s more, [...]
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This week, Mom Dishes It Out answers a question submitted from a real grandma. What steps do you take when you discover that your tween is hiding their food? There are many things to consider such as is your child.
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