I’ve put together a quick list of some real food snack ideas that will help you power through your to do list and keep the bah humbugs away.
Most musical instruments don’t have faces. Well, fear not friends, as we’ve found one of the cutest musical instruments ever – and it has a face! It’s straight from Japan, and it’s called the Otamatone. Check it out!
I know many of you are going to be traveling during the holidays, so I wanted to share my tips to save you and your family the headache and hassle of the problems that can arise while traveling.
Try my Top Thanksgiving Stay-Trim Tips to overcome any Turkey Troubles. Start the holidays off right with these healthy hints!
An ashiko is a drum shaped like a truncated cone and played with bare hands. The drum is played throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas.
This recipe is my call to you to make your own smoothies—this one is a delicious way to use leftover canned pumpkin from your Thanksgiving recipes.
Bongos (Spanish: bongó) are an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument. The drums are of different size: the larger drum is called in Spanish the hembra (female) and the smaller the macho (male).
If you’re serious about pursuing your financial goals, you need to get your finances in order. Here are some tips to help in that process!
Resonator guitars were originally designed to be louder than regular acoustic guitars, which were overwhelmed by horns and percussion instruments in dance orchestras and marching bands.
They’re perfect for a delicious homemade fall treat and will make your house smell delicious!
The güiro is a Latin-American percussion instrument consisting of an open-ended, hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side. Watch one being played here…
Inspired by our Parent’s Choice Award Record, this video showcases how using a little creativity and imagination can provide you with wonderful tunes!
Even if your little one isn’t crazy about fish, I guarantee they’ll like these sweet cakes!
You should always try and keep snacks on hand with you at all times so that you won’t be tempted to eat unhealthy.
This breakfast is a delicious way to kick off crisp October mornings—and it packs a vegetable into the first meal of the day!
This white/yellow dish will appeal to those picky eaters who don’t love their vegetables! It is a high-fiber, lower-fat version of the always-favored mac and cheese. Yum!
Served piping hot, it’s a soup you and your hubby will love. Cool it down, and the soup will thicken to makes a delicious puree for babies who are ready to start eating dairy!
As a Registered Dietitian and new and working Mom, I fully understand the challenges of feeding your family well while often having limited time. But you can do it!
This version is an Italian take on classic Mexican guacamole (we can call it guacamol-eh to give it the Italian accent—hand motions optional).
These yummy broccoli patties are such a hit – they have everything you need in a delicious meal for your toddler…
If there’s one thing Hoboken is not lacking it’s frozen yogurt / ice cream / Italian ice places. Seriously, how many can there be in one square mile town? I did the math, and there are 10. 10!
“Vegetables for breakfast? Yes please!” If my son could talk, that’s not a phrase he would ever say. Unfortunately for him, he has a mom who does not give up easily…
Our cooking class last night’s class was full of flavorful dishes—including mint-infused smoothies and pesto risotto—and the possibilities to spice things up are endless. Here are a few ways you can do it at home!
Who can eat these: Babies who are ready for finger foods, and their mamas. Yum!
The Fourth of July is only a few days away and with that comes the excitement of the annual Macy’s Fireworks over the Hudson River…
It’s never too soon to introduce fresh herbs and spices to your baby food. In fact tasting a variety of flavors early on helps to expand their palate and create less-picky eaters as they grow older.
I’d like to preface this recipe with a lesson about lying to your children, which is this: You should do it—at least if it makes them eat healthier. Consider them little green lies.
Here are a few suggestions to celebrate and save some bucks along the way.
Is your child starting to reach for the spoon when you feed him? Watch out—things are about to get messy!
There’s just something about these meatballs!
I live by the belief that there’s nothing wrong with a little butter and sugar every so often…Hey, a first birthday only comes once!
This “soup” is low on broth—instead, the veggies and pasta absorb most of the liquid, making it mushy enough for toothless tots.
It has 2 servings of veggies and one serving of fruit in each serving (you can’t taste the veggies, I swear!)
Forget about making a separate breakfast for you and for your baby—this is one you both will love!
Congratulations! You’ve made it to the finger food stage…
Join us this Thursday, May 2nd at 7pm for our amazing Expectant Mommies Social, with a twist – Daddies are welcome too!
Other than recipes, there are plenty of things to do with the leftover purees you have in the freezer.
Here’s a great craft to make with the kids this month for Earth Day!
From the start, I cooked foods for my son that my husband and I could eat as well—and this is one of them.
Your little one’s 1st birthday is looming and you don’t know where to begin or have a budget that allows you to throw caution to the wind, have no fear!
Springtime is officially upon us and along with the warmer temps, playground trips and outdoor brunches comes the start of house hunting season.
Who can eat this? Babies 6 months and up, plus the rest of the family (just sub in low-fat yogurt for the adult version.)
Need some inspiration about what to cook for your baby or toddler? You’ve come to the right place.
Every mom wants to feed her baby only the best—a statement with which my husband would begrudgingly agree.
Last week we tackled finding the least expensive way to buy diapers. This week I’m moving on to an even more expensive…
A fun and easy craft we love is making your own puzzles. Now you can order blank puzzles online but it’s so much more fun to create them yourself…
Superfoods are nutrient-dense, whole foods that have high amounts of micronutrients and other unique compounds that have incredibly healing potential…
Nicole Yorio Jurick is a Hoboken mom to 9-month-old William and co-owner of Give Peas a Chance Cooking School, which offers baby food cooking classes for moms and dads..
Want to get out of your old cooking rut? Skinnychef is here to help! I’ve created a new line of exotic yet healthy sauces…
It’s almost Valentine’s day and while the temptation to just run to your local card store and buy pre-made over processed Valentines is strong…
Finding healthy Valentine desserts that your family will enjoy can be a challenge…
Have you forgotten the last time you ate out after 5:30pm? Or the last time you and your husband, wife, partner had a meal (and maybe even a glass of wine) alone…
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Are you going stir crazy? Do you long for hours in the park on a sunny day? When I woke up this morning and saw that the wind chill was -4 I knew I had to find some new indoor activities…
Having good focus isn’t just a personality trait, it’s also a question of nutrition…
Fill your freezer with soothing, homemade meals that you can reheat for an entire week!
Happy New Year Hoboken Mommies!!! By now you’re probably relieved the holidays are over, your living rooms have more space due to the lack decorations and presents…
Your daughter goes to bed when? That is the response I most often hear when…