Growing Mama Bellys · Pregnancy Nutrition · Wellness

A Love Note To Mamas

In this picture I had literally just given birth to Dorian a few hours earlier.  I delivered at a birthing center in the tub.   I felt amazing, powerful and blessed!  Fast forward 1 month and self-doubt was creeping in, I had mastitis, I was actually gaining weight.  I wasn’t working as much as I…… Continue reading A Love Note To Mamas

Gluten Free · Healthy Kids · Kids Health · Pregnancy Nutrition · Recipes · Vegan

Why Kale and How to Make Those Amazing Chips

Kale chips are one of those healthy foods that are actually kind of cool to eat!   Kale is a great food to start with if you are looking to incorporate more vegetables in your diet or are starting on a plant based diet.  They are super easy to cook and really durable.  They will…… Continue reading Why Kale and How to Make Those Amazing Chips

Gluten Free · Nut Free · Pregnancy Nutrition · Recipes · Vegan

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

This is a favorite go to recipe for me. Whenever something in our house is easy or takes no time at all my son likes to say it’s “easy and peasy” and this recipe falls into that category. The flavor is amazing, I can get all the ingredients in one pot and its done in…… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Pregnancy Nutrition · Recipes · Vegan

Rainbow Carrot and Massaged Kale Salad

We are nearing the end of my 4th pregnancy and I have had these insane cravings for kale, watermelon and coconut water.  With my days numbered I am basically done when it finally comes around to dinner time and am just looking for the easiest and fastest meal possible to make for the family.  Last night I threw this…… Continue reading Rainbow Carrot and Massaged Kale Salad

Gluten Free · Nut Free · Pregnancy Nutrition · Recipes · Vegan

Chickpea Poppers

Simple, quick and delicious protein and fiber packed little balls of goodness. I have to make sure I have people to share them with or I will eat them all. It’s also the prefect pregnancy snack! You can use whatever seasonings you feel like or enjoy or are just craving at the moment.  These are an…… Continue reading Chickpea Poppers