Zucchini and Carrot Muffin

Lightly spiced and just slightly sweet, these are a great way to get some vegetables on the table in the morning. You can bake these in donut tins, but they could just as easily be muffins. Ingredients: Makes 24 donuts or muffins Non-stick cooking spray 3 eggs 1 cup canola oil 3/4 cup sugar 1Continue reading “Zucchini and Carrot Muffin”

Peanut Butter and Peaches Smoothie

This naturally sweet smoothie is packed with protein thanks to the milk and peanut butter, and potassium courtesy of the banana. Almond butter or sunflower seed butter stand in nicely for the peanut butter, if you prefer, and any frozen fruit can sub for the peaches. Frozen strawberries or grapes make for an especially appealingContinue reading “Peanut Butter and Peaches Smoothie”

Quick & Easy: Blueberry-Spinach Shake

Feel free to use unsweetened almond milk or soy milk. By 12 months most toddlers should be able to use an open cup to slurp up a smoothie. Straw cups are another – less messy – option. Ingredients 1/3 cup milk 1/2 banana 1/2 cup packed baby spinach 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon groundContinue reading “Quick & Easy: Blueberry-Spinach Shake”

60-Second Egg

Balanced sources of protein and healthy fats, eggs are one of nature’s most perfect foods. For a complete breakfast, serve one egg with toast triangles and a bit of fruit. Ingredients Unsalted butter or olive oil for greasing the ramekin 1 egg Pinch salt Freshly ground pepper. To taste. Steps Lightly grease a 4-ounce ramekinContinue reading “60-Second Egg”