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  • Do you stroll the produce section and ever think, "I've never seen or tried THAT before!" With it being time for back to school in many families, it's the perfect time to talk about fun fruits and vegetables you can eat as-is that would be perfect for packed lunches! Join us to try something new!

    On the taste test docket: radish, grapefruit, starfruit, papaya, beets, canned greens. There were certainly some surprises for us along the way!



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Asian Cucumber Salad

    Kombucha and Tequila Cocktail; 1 ounce tequila and 4 ounces of your favorite Kombucha (I used the Synergy flavor of GT's); plus a dash of lime juice and honey. Mix with a stirrer (shaken not stirred!) and add some ice.

  • The last time we chatted about gardens, it was late Spring and the seeds had just been planted.  Today, hear from our husbands about this summer's garden harvest and what they have learned for next year.  And of course, hear what we are making in the kitchen with all of our bounty!



     

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    Resources and Show Notes
    Gina's "Harvest" Favorite Recipes

    Pickles - Nope, not homemade, but sort of. I buy delicious kosher pickles, eat them, then use the remaining pickle juice for my own pickles!  I cut our cucumbers into spears and drop them in the container. Leave in the fridge for at least 24-hours.  Yum!

    Pesto  - Don't have pine nuts? Use any nut (I use almonds often)

    Tomato, Cucumber, Pepper and Feta Salad - In a bowl add any ratio of cucumber, halved cherry tomatoes, chopped pepper and feta cheese.  Mix with your favorite balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

    Zucchini Pizza - Recipe found in Nicole's cookbook

    Pesto Pizza - See pesto recipe above. Use it on your favorite pizza crust instead of red sauce. Add toppings as you wish.  We have been doing pesto with zucchini, sometimes sausage and mushroom.

    Risotto with Spring Vegetables - Hint, you can use any vegetables you want!

    Pressure Cooker Pesto Pasta with Chicken

    Summer Squash and Basil Pasta

    Tomato Basil Shrimp in Garlic Butter Sauce

    Nicole's "Harvest" Favorite Recipes

    Panzanella - Italian Bread Salad

    Green Goddess Pesto-Squash Pizza

    Basil Pesto with Pine Nuts, Sunflower Seeds and Lemon

    Salmon BLT with Lemon-Dill Mayonnaise

    Creamy Cucumber Salad

    Cucumber Grape Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

    Mark's Fave: Avocado Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer Bites

    Cucumber Freezer Pickles

    Grilled Salsa

    Mom Wins and Favorite New Products or Recipes

    Gina's Fave New Recipe: Crustless Blueberry Pie (made with whole wheat flour, although I will use oat flour next time!)

    Easy Tamale Pie

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  • Has your child commented on your weight? The weight of others? Their own body in a negative way? It’s common and it starts young. Learning how to speak to kids about body size, acceptance, and love is crucial! Tune in to this episode as we unpack some of the common questions and concerns care givers have around body image and size...and some embarrassing moments like being asked or asking someone if they're pregnant when, in fact, they are not! For adult ears only due to subject matter, but applicable to not only families, body image and conversation about size is one we can all learn more about – tune in for more!



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    Resources and Show Notes
    How to Talk to Kids About Weight and Obesity

    What's in a Word? About Weight Stigma and Terminology

    Talking About Body Image

    Gina's new favorite recipe; Simple Carbonara

  • Dairy gets it's own food group. While some of us (dietitians included) may argue this fact, there is a good reason for it; potassium, calcium, and vitamin D.  That being said there are plenty of plant based options that can fit in that category too, even if they are completely dairy-free.  Today we taste some dairy containing, dairy free (plant based) and kid-friendly yogurts and give you our feedback on taste and nutrition. Get ready to stock your shelves for the upcoming school year!



     

    Source: Today's Dietitian Magazine

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    Gina – Taste
    Gina – Nutrition
    Nicole – Taste
    Nicole -- Nutrition


    Siggis 4%
    4
    3.5
    4
    4


    Siggis 0%
    3.5
    3.5
    3
    4


    Two Good Greek
    2
    2
    2
    2


    Icelandic
    5
    3.5
    5
    3.5


    Chobani Oatmeal on Bottom
    4.5
    3
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    Oui
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    3.5
    2.5


    Oui - coconut
    4.5
    1
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    Chobani Oat
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    1.5


    Silk Soy
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    5
    3.5
    3.5


    Chobani - coconut
    4.5
    1
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    Chobani Flip
    5
    3
    5
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    Stonyfield Tube
    3
    3.5
    4
    3.5



    Resources and Show Notes
    Silk Plant Based

    Chobani

    Oui Yogurt 

    Two Good

    Siggi's 

    Today's Dietitian; In the Yogurt Aisle

    Today's Dietitian; The Scoop on Vegan Yogurts

    Crustless Blueberry Pie

    Gina's latest obsession: Think Bars

    Sweet Potato Fajitas

  • Bringing life into the world amid a pandemic is unprecedented. Join us as we talk to a new mom who navigated COVID-19 during her hospital delivery. We'll also learn along as she shares added insights from her role as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with specialized work in helping women struggling with grief, trauma, and life transitions. We'll also hear from mother and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Jessica Allmyer as she responds to commonly asked questions on the topic of breastfeeding.



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    Resources and Show Notes
    From Jessica Allmyer, IBCLC, FAQ's:



    Question 1: How do I know my baby is getting enough breast milk?

    This is probably the most common question I get as an IBCLC and for good reason!

    I like to start by reminding parents that it is normal and expected that newborns will lose a little weight in their first 2-3 days of life. Around 3-4 days of life we like to see that loss plateau and then start to come back up, so that by 10-14 days of life baby is back to and then starting to pass their birth weight. Baby’s healthcare provider will help determine if weight loss is within normal or a flag for an issue with feeding.

    Once a baby is home, there are several things a mother can look at to make sure things are still on track. One of the most important indicators for how much is going in is how much is going out. Diaper output is usually a good gauge for determining if a new baby is getting enough milk. After the third day of life we expect that a baby will have at least 6 soaking wet diapers and 2 or more poopy diapers in a 24 hour period. If they are having less than that, that would be a good reason to reach out to the pediatrician and an IBCLC to have the whole picture looked at, including weight loss/gain and feeding effectiveness. As a babies gets older, they may begin to space out their stools more, but wet diapers should remain at least 6 saturated diapers per day.

    In the first few weeks of life we also expect that a newborn will eat AT LEAST 8-12 times per day. I highly recommend that in the beginning parents track feeding and diaper output because it can be so difficult to remember all of these details when you’re a new sleep deprived parent. Is there an app for that? Of course, but in my opinion nothing beats pencil and paper for this because it is easy to get a quick glance at the information without getting caught up in the “extras” of an app.

    During feeding you want to see active jaw movement, not just some cheek wiggling. Typically you’ll see 1-3 long pulls followed by an audible swallow and see a wide open jaw with a short “pause” in the chin. This should be consistent without long breaks. You’ll want to feel a strong tug on the breast/nipple, without a pinching or sharp shooting pain.

    If baby is eating well frequently and having frequent wet and poopy diapers that is a good sign!

    Sometimes a baby will have enough diapers but be frantic during feedings, unsettled between feedings, and have a generally “upset” disposition. Just like adults, babies can have a wide range of “personality” traits, and it is normal for newborns to want to be held and fed often. However, it isn’t a bad idea to have a feeding assessment to make sure nothing is being missed and that weight gain is on track. You can discuss this with your pediatrician and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) if you are concerned.

    https://ibconline.ca/information-sheets/is-my-baby-getting-enough-milk/

    https://www.lactationtraining.com/resources/educational-materials/handouts-parents/handouts-lactation/newborn-feeding-log

    https://www.lactationtraining.

  • Kombucha is leading the way in the functional beverage market. Growth in recent years has been huge and there's a huge reason why: NUTRITION! Join Registered Dietitian, Danielle Fiskars Byers, founder of Physic Kombucha, on this episode to learn more about kombucha, brewing, and all of the nutritional merits it offers!



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Physic Kombucha - Kalamazoo, Michigan

    Physic Kombucha on Instagram

    Physic Kombucha on Facebook

    Meyer Lemon Tart

    Avocado and Prunes Cake

  • Back in January we spoke about our wellness goals for the year, so now we are updating you on how we are doing.  Let's just say things have changed since Covid happened, and all the things going on in our world right now. We hope you can get some ideas and perhaps be inspired to look back at your own goals, if you chose to make them!



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Elevate (Gina's favorite brain stimulating app)

    White Fragility (Gina highly recommends this book to everyone)

    Eggplant with Yogurt Sauce (Gina's fave new recipe)

    Cucumber Grape Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

    Radish Dip

    Simply Watermelon Juice + Watermelon Lacroix = Nicole's new favorite mocktail

  • Constipation may be a topic you'd rather not discuss, which is why we are discussing it for you.  Join us as we explore strategies for preventing and treating constipation in adults, children, and infants.  Everyone likes a little poop talk every once in a while, right?  And in the dog days of summer you may find these tips particularly useful.  You're welcome.



     

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    Resources and Show Notes
    Regular Girl (low FODMAP fiber and prebiotic)

    Nicole's Cookbook Every Day Healthy Cooking (find Gina's two new favorite recipes)

  • Is there anyone who doesn't long for more energy? Do you ever look at your children and think, "If only I had half their energy!?". SAMESIES. That said, we have good energy levels! Join us to talk through various tips and tricks you can implement to add energy to your life. We talk everything from sitting disease to blue light to napping! Be sure to listen in!



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Harvard Health - Blue Light Has a Downside

    The WholeU from University of Washington, Sitting Disease

    Quinoa Salad - 2 cups cooked quinoa, cucumber, sliced cherry tomato, feta, dill, 1/4 cup evoo, salt and pepper to taste

    Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with Ham and Peas

    Blue Light Glasses

  • I (Nicole) interview a fellow Michigan Registered Dietitian and developer of No.Food.Rules on her philosophy and work around Health at Every Size (HAES) and Intuitive Eating. Join us for this conversation around body weight, food freedom, set point (weight) theory, and if and how BMI standards jive with optimal health. Be sure to check out the show notes on ways to get in touch with Colleen after the show - enjoy!



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Get in touch with Colleen Christensen on Instagram, YouTube, and her website, Colleen Christensen Nutrition!

    Also be sure to grab Colleen's free e-book, The Ultimate 5 Step Guide to Food Freedom!

    Today's Dietitian - Health at Every Size: A Dietary Approach that Focuses on Healthful Lifestyle Behaviors — Not Weight Loss

     

  • If you are anything like us you've been scouring the frozen aisles for tasty summer treats for you and your family;  there are so many to choose from (honestly, it's overwhelming).  Today we (and our 5 year olds) taste and score some of the newer options, with a focus on some of the newer "health halo" products and dairy-free frozen treats. Let us help you add to (or delete from) your summer grocery list!







    Scores 1-5 (5 being the best)
    Gina - Taste
    Nicole - Taste
    Gina - Nutrition
    Nicole - Nutrition


    Hagen Dazs Lemon Raspberry Trio
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    5
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    Yasso Greek Yogurt Bars
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    4
    5
    5


    Halo Top
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    4
    4
    4


    Enlightened Bars
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    3.5
    4
    3.5


    So Delicious Creamery
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    4
    3.5
    3.5


    Ben and Jerry's Non Dairy
    3.5
    3
    3.5
    3


    Outshine bars
    5
    5
    5
    5


    Frozen KIND Bars
    5
    5
    4
    4



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Haagen-Daz Raspberry Lemon Trio

    Yasso Greek Yogurt Bars

    Halo Top

    Enlightened Bars

    So Delicious "Ice Cream"

    Ben and Jerry's Dairy Free

    Frozen KIND Bars

    Outshine Bars (scored all 5's!!)

    New Favorite Products, Recipes, Etc.

    Color Wow Dream Coat (makes for some seriously frizz free and humidity proof hair! Gina's favorite new product)
    What Fresh Hell; Talking to your kids about race

    Pataday eye drops (Gina's recommendation for bad allergies)

    Vegan Peanut Butter Pie (Nicole's favorite new recipe)

  • Summer started June 5th! Fire up the grill and start getting creative with your summer menu! Grilling offers a versatile and well-loved means of cooking, however it is not without its potential pitfalls and health concerns. Take a listen to this episode to gain 10 tips on ways to grill a bit more healthfully. We also touch on the topic of Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) and reducing our intake. Be sure to join for some summer fun & grilling!Patreon | Love what you're hearing? Help fund ongoing episodes through donations as little as $1/month. Learn more here!Leave a review | When you leave a five star iTunes review, it helps others with similar interests and passions find us when they're looking for new content. Thank you in advance!Resources and Show NotesComponents of Healthful Grilling – Today’s Dietitian, 2018Advanced Glycation End Products – Today’s Dietitian 2014Advanced Glycation End Products in Foods and a Practical Guide to Their Reduction in the Diet. Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. June 2010.Grilled Chicken with Peanut Sauce and Sweet Potatoes (In Foil)Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette and GorgonzolaGina's Fave New Product; Real Fruit Yo Yo

  • You asked, we answered! Inquiring minds want to know about everything from how to handle technology with your kids, to how to feed a two to three year old, and what's the deal with intermittent fasting?!  Keep those questions coming because we are already preparing our next listener Q&A episode.



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    Resources and Show Notes
    MyPlate Phone App

    MyPlate Kids articles

    Ask the Expert: Carb Cycling for Weight Loss - Today's Dietitian (July 2018)

    Organic vs. Conventional (Today's Dietitian)

    Things You Save in a Fire (a Novel) - Gina's summer obsession

    Nicole's (2) Book Favorites: Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood

    Carrot Almond Butter Muffins

  • Each year we keep record of our favorite healthier, more balanced recipes that are simple and perfect for the "in a hurry" parents and adults. Today we share our favorites from the past 12 months. Check out our Part 1 episode too; Episode 8.Patreon | Love what you're hearing? Help fund ongoing episodes through donations as little as $1/month. Learn more here!Leave a review | When you leave a five star iTunes review, it helps others with similar interests and passions find us when they're looking for new content. Thank you in advance!Resources and Show NotesNicole's Mom Win - Cajun Pepper Shrimp with Creamed Corn OrzoGina's FavesSeasoned pork tenderloin from the store (have you tried these yet? Easy! Just pair with a salad or other vegetable)Angel hair pasta with fresh Parmesan, capers and tunaFour salmon filet topped with this spread; 2 T maple syrup, 2 T mayo and 2T Dijon mustard. Cook for 20 minutes at 400 degreesKale and Eggs; Saute kale in a large skillet with some garlic, then crack a couple eggs in the center. Simple delicious. Serve with toast.Turkey Meatballs with CarrotOne Pan Baked Chicken and Brown Rice Casserole (we add bacon to this!)Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and FetaGrilled California Avocado Chicken (From Nicole's blog)Chili Maple Glazed SalmonWalnut Rosemary Crusted Salmon (From Nicole's blog)Pork Chops Italiano One Pot Greek Chicken CasseroleSimple Pan Fried "Fries" - I chop redskin potatoes (or slice them into four quarters) and pan fry them until brown, with some salt added. I call them fries and serve them with ketchup. Kids love it!Instant Pot and Slow CookerInstant Pot Mac and Cheese with Ham and PeasInstant Pot RibsInstant Pot Skinny Fettuccine AlfredoInstant Pot Chicken Teriyaki BowlsTen Minute Pesto Chicken PastaSlow Cooker Healthy Taco CasseroleEasy Chili (I added chunks of butternut squash!)Fall Vegetable Sloppy Joes Chicken with Sugar Pumpkins and ApricotsCrockpot Rosemary Chicken with Butternut Squash (I topped this with avocado)Slow Cooker Lasagna (I used Morning Star Chorizo instead of Italian Sausage)Slow Cooker Taco Tater Tot CasseroleDesserts and SnacksYogurt parfaits with layers of nuts, chia seeds, fruit and yogurtPumpkin Raisin Chia Oatmeal Energy BallsFive Ingredient Protein Bars (no bake)Banana Granola BarsSuperfood Breakfast Cookies (from Nicole's blog)Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies (I added 1/2 cup oats, I've also made these with peanut butter! Also I use sugar instead of Sucanat)ProductsKIND Nut Butter Bars (find in the dairy or other cooler section)KIND Whole Fruit and Chocolate Bars Nicole's Faves:Tangy Sweet & Sour Meatballs20-Minute Spicy Thai Noodles6 Can Chicken Tortilla SoupTurkey Taco Quinoa SkilletLemon and Parmesan Shrimp with Broccoli and CauliflowerBlack Bean and Corn SaladBlackened Fish Taco with Mango SalsaSweet Thai Basil ChickenPesto Chicken TortelliniEasy Hoisin ShrimpCajun Sausage and Pepper Rice SkilletChicken and Mushrooms in Garlic White Wine Sauce Shortcut Sausage JambalayaSummer Squash and Basil PastaSheet Pan Hawaiian ShrimpCreamy Parmesan One Pot Chicken and Rice5 Ingredient Pesto Shrimp and Broccoli FettuccineSesame ChickenEasy Sheet Pan Cajun Sausage and VeggiesCashew Chicken Sheet Pan MealSuperfast Bean Tostadas with Cabbage SlawFish FlorentineSlow Cooker Beef Gyros - will add feta next time!Thai Peanut Sauce - perfect for tofu and veggies (baked tofu recipe here too!)

  • You have gotten to know us over the past year, but on this episode you get to know the women who made us who we are today.  In honor of Mother's Day last week, we sat down with our moms for a candid chat about what we were like as kids, what they think of us as moms, and their favorite parts of being grandmas (or "Mimis"!).



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Untangled by Lisa Damour, PhD

    Chobani Less Sugar Filo Lemon

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that effects communication and behavior effecting 1 in 59 children in the United States. Along with other challenges that children and adults with autism may face, nutrition challenges are prevalent, as many with ASD have food sensitivities, gastrointestinal issues and repetitive behaviors that might stymie their growth and development. April was Autism Awareness month so we thought it would be the perfect time (albeit a little late) to speak to Maureen Geraghty, Gina's friend and colleague who's knowledge of ASD, accompanying GI disorders and possible alternative medicine and therapies is extensive. Learn more by visiting the links in our show notes. Patreon | Love what you’re hearing? Help fund ongoing episodes through donations as little as $1/month. Learn more here!Leave a review | When you leave a five star iTunes review, it helps others with similar interests and passions find us when they’re looking for new content. Thank you in advance!Resources and Show NotesDr. Geraghty's References https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/cam- good concise definition of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for all medical disciplines. Geraghty, M, Bates-Wall J, Ratliff-Schaub K, Lane A: Nutritional Interventions and Therapies in Autism: A spectrum of what we know: Part 2. ICAN: Infant, Child & Adolescent Nutrition 2010;2:120. DOI:10.1177/1941406410366848. Jyonouchi H et al, J Pediatrics 2005;146:605. Jyonouchi H, Curr Allergy Asthma Rep; 2009 9;194-201 Coury DL et al, Pediatrics 2012; 130 (suppl 2): 69-76 Knivsberg, AM et al, Nutr Neurosci 2002;5(4):251-261. Elder JH, Nutr Clin Pract 2008;23:583. Millward C et al. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (2):CD003498, 2008. Hyman, S et al. (2010, May). Presented at IMFAR, Philadelphia, PA. Hediger,ML et al. J Autism Dev Disord (2008) 38:848-856. Geraghty et al. ICAN 2010, Part 1. Geraghty et al, JADA, 2010. Allessi Fasano’s advice regarding probiotics in autism: https://www.autismspeaks.org/expert-opinion/guidance-probiotics-0 Nye C et al, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005; Issue4. Art No.: CD003497. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003497.pub2. Mousain-Bosc M et al, Magnesium Research 2006; 19(1);53-62. Bent, S Bertoglio K, Hendren RL, J Autism Dev Disord (2009) 39:1145-1154. Amminger GP et al, Biol Psychiatry 2007;61(4)551-3. Curtis L and Patel K, J Alternative and Complementary Med. 2008;14:1-7. James, SJ et al, Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2006; 141B:947-956. James, SJ, Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 89;425-30. Melnyk, S et al. Autism Dev Disord. 2012 March; 42(3): 367–377 Stewart, PA, Hyman SL, Schmidt BL et al: Dietary Supplementation in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Common, Insufficient, and Excessive. JAND 2015;115(8):1237-1248.More about Dr. Fasano’s comments on Probiotics in Autism: https://www.autismspeaks.org/expert-opinion/guidance-probiotics-0 Resources for Determining Safety and Efficacy of a Supplement Natural Database Consumer LabsLearn More: Autism Speaks Favorite New Recipes/ProductsSlow Cooker Beer Salmon; Take four salmon fillets and marinade in 1-cup Italian dressing for at least 30 minutes. Add to slow cooker with a sliced red and yellow pepper (about 1 each pepper), 1 large onion (sliced), 1/2 tsp dried basil, 2 gloves garlic, and top with 2 cups raw spinach. Pour 3/4 cup amber ale on top and cook on high for 1.5 hours.Epilator for eyebrows Epilator for face

  • Let's talk gardening! It's a great time to start planning out what you want to grow this summer. Don't know a thing about gardening? Cool! We're no experts, either. In fact, we're bringing on our husbands who have green-er thumbs than us! That's right, a podcast takeover by the men and their "garden hoes"! What do they grow successfully? What has been a flop? When to plant, how much to water, from Ohio to Michigan, let's get ready to be locavores by way of home gardening...with lots of laughs along the way!

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    Resources and Show Notes
    Banana Cake with Banana Cream Cheese Frosting

    Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles - no canning required!

    Easy (and Cheap-er) Pesto

    Arugula and Basil Pesto

    Squash Cookies

    Sausage and Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

    Creamy Radish Dip

    Butternut Squash Lasagna -- use your favorite lasagna recipe and instead of noodles use par cooked butternut squash
    Whole Grain Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Muffins
    Butternut Squash Soup

    Butternut Squash Chili - Gina adds butternut squash, raw, to this recipe!

    Fall Vegetable Sloppy Joes
    Cheesy BBQ Chicken Stuffed Zucchini Boats
    Best Ever Zucchini Bread

    Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Zucchini Pizza Boats
    Zucchini, Carrot, and Apple Bread with Pecans and Chocolate Chips

  • We are all born intuitive eaters, but continuing on with that intuitive eating mentality can sometimes be difficult with pervasive diet culture shoved in our face at all times.  We as parents have a unique responsibility; we get the pleasure of guiding our children through the fun and delicious world of food, from about six months and really as long as they are alive. Our kids listen to us, they watch our own cues, and are tuned into our own relationship with food. They ask us for food, have us prepare their food and allow us to help mold their love for food from the moment they are born.  It's our job to instill in them a positive relationship with food and keep them intuitive eaters as long as possible. Today we will provide some helpful tips on raising an intuitive eater and talk about what we've learned in the 5+ years we have been mamas.  No, we haven't been perfect, we are still learning, but join us as we talk through our experiences thus far.



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    Resources and Show Notes
    Today's episode is sponsored by The Dinner Spark!

    Intuitive Eating Website

    Overnight Oats (Gina's new favorite recipe): 1/2 oats, 1/2 cup milk of your choice, 1 T chia seeds, peanut butter or whatever else you want!  Mix wall in a cup and leave in fridge overnight.

    Crazy Richard's Peanut Butter (Gina's new favorite product)

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  • There are somewhere between 10 and 100 TRILLION microbes on the human body, with most living in the gut. Most adults have 400-500 species of bacteria in their gut at any given time. But did you know that the gut microbiome develops primarily in the first 3 years of life? Among adults, probiotics or prebiotics were the third most commonly used dietary supplement other than vitamins and minerals -- ahead of protein supplementation, even! Supplementation of probiotics quadrupled between 2007 and 2012! Join us to learn where to find pre and probiotics in foods and our tips and recommendations around supplementation.

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    Resources and Show Notes
    The Gut Microbiome and Nutritional Status - Today's Dietitian (March 2020 Issue)

    Align Probiotics

    Sun Fiber

    Regular Girl

    Cleveland Kitchen Sauerkraut

  • You (might have) brought a baby into this world -- welcome to the club that is motherhood. No matter how you brought your baby(ies) into this world, you learned a lot in the process. You likely experienced the gamut of emotions, both good and bad. Join us as we talk through what we learned through pregnancy, delivery, and the post-partum period. We want to be real and raw because as you may know, this season of life can be all. the. things!

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    Resources and Show Notes
    Ingrid & Isabel Nursing Tanks - Gina's fave nursing tanks

    Moments Enriched - mom blog!

    Blackened Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

    88 Acres Banana Bread Protein Bar

    Wow Butter