easy meals · Main Dishes · Mom Life · vegan

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Pre-baby, I was all about making things from scratch. Post-baby…. well I’m still kind of trying to cook the way I used to. I’ve got to admit, it’s not working out for me! Lately, my daughter likes to claw at my legs whenever I’m in the kitchen, which makes cooking a stressful job. In an… Continue reading Butternut Squash Enchiladas

easy meals · Mom Life · Snacks · vegan

10 Best Vegan Snacks for Moms On-The-Go!

As a breastfeeding mom, I have the appetite of a marathon runner. While it’s a lovely change from the nine months I spent sick and barely eating while I was pregnant, it can get tricky to stay satisfied with a demanding little cutie to care for. These snacks/mini meals are great because you can throw… Continue reading 10 Best Vegan Snacks for Moms On-The-Go!

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When you’re a less than perfect parent

It’s easy to be a perfect parent, before you have a kid. Life before children is filled with opportunities to observe other families in action, and come up with a hypothetical list of dos and don’ts. Then along comes your own little munchkin and all those “I’ll never ….” testaments fly out the window. Some… Continue reading When you’re a less than perfect parent

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Breastfeeding Lesson 1: It’s harder than it looks.

When I was pregnant, there was no doubt in my mind; I wanted to breastfeed my baby. I had heard it could be hard, and I accepted that idea, but in a very vague and abstract way. I had seen women breastfeeding my whole life, what could really be SO difficult? Put baby to boob,… Continue reading Breastfeeding Lesson 1: It’s harder than it looks.

Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I wanted to bake during yesterday’s snowstorm, but we lost electricity! It was kind of nice to just slow down and not have anything to do all day.  However, as soon as the power came back this morning, I went straight to work in the kitchen. My favorite thing about baking? Getting to enjoy the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies