Category Archives : Feeding-Nutrition


Strategies for When Your Child Has a Serious Food Allergy 1

Imagine your little boy innocently nibbling on a pistachio for the first time, relishing the new taste. Five heart stopping seconds later his face turns red and starts to swell, his eyes tearing, red, and his breathing becoming labored. You call the pediatrician in a panic who tells you to get a dose of benadryl […]


Frittata Recipe

I made this frittata recipe for the adults and was happily surprised when my children begged for some, then chowed down large quantities. My son renamed it Egg Pie.   Ingredients: 10 eggs 2 cups milk Two cups baby kale (or regular kale with stems removed), finely minced or pureed Two chicken apple sausages, chopped into […]


Cioppino Recipe

Ingredients: olive oil ½ onion, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced or put through a plane 4 large cans diced tomatoes salt, pepper and dried oregano to taste 1.5 lbs deveined prawns, shells on (for flavor), heads off (my preference) 1.5 lbs live mussels (should be closed; store in a bowl on […]


A New Year’s Resolution for a Cavity-Free Year

Here’s to a new year committed to healthy, cavity-free teeth for us and our kids! Brush each morning and before bedtime AFTER milk. Floss your children’s teeth once your dentist recommends it. Check out our toothbrushing tips for parents at http://gooseling.com/toothbrushing-tips which includes a free story based on the Cavity Dragons app available in iTunes.   Please […]


Zucchini Carrot Multigrain Muffins

These delicious multigrain zucchini carrot muffins were inspired by this great recipe: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/zucchini_muffins   Ingredients: 3 cups grated zucchini (use food processor) 3 cups grated carrots (not baby, peel first, use food processor) 1 ⅓ cups melted unsalted butter 2 ⅔ cup brown sugar (can probably use less) 4 eggs (beaten) 4 tsp vanilla (more can […]