All Posts by MOMables - Laura

How to Stop Fighting at the Table

In today’s episode, Laura reads a letter from a reader who is struggling with dinnertime battles. She talks through the letter line by line to analyze what went wrong and what choices parents can make to help eliminate dinner time fights and have a more peaceful family mealtime. After listening to this podcast you can change how things go at your house and immediately transform your mealtimes one day at a time.

This episode is brought to you by Happier Plates, my digital course for parents who want to teach their kids healthy eating habits for life. 

Download a free copy of our Mealtime Handbook, the Ultimate Guide to Feeding Happy Kids here.

And if you’re tired of figuring out what to make for dinner, consider becoming a member of the MOMables Meal Plans. With 5 done-for-you recipes, a meal-prep sheet to save you time, and a done-for-you shopping list; you’ll have everything you need to pull off fresh meals every day of the week! Check out the Classic Meal Plan here.

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When Picky Eaters Won’t Eat Green Foods

Today’s MOMables podcast episode is all about color! Oftentimes, kids will accept lightly colored foods, while completely avoiding green or other bright colors. If this sounds like your child, listen in as we break down how to handle colors and encourage kids to eat a rainbow of healthy foods. 

This episode is brought to you by Happier Plates, my digital course for parents who want to teach their kids healthy eating habits for life. 

Download a free copy of our Mealtime Handbook, the Ultimate Guide to Feeding Happy Kids here.

And if you’re tired of figuring out what to make for dinner, consider becoming a member of the MOMables Meal Plans. With 5 done-for-you recipes, a meal-prep sheet to save you time, and a done-for-you shopping list; you’ll have everything you need to pull off fresh meals every day of the week! Check out the Classic Meal Plan here.

Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. Subscribe in iTunes here.

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September 29th, 2019


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les mills home workout for moms

21Day At Home Workout Program for Moms - feel great in as little as 15 minutes per day! After three pregnancies and lots of weight gained and lost, LES MILLS On Demand is the best home workout program for moms.  JOIN THE FREE CHALLENGE.

HOW TO MAKE SMOOTHIE BOWLS

Need some tips on how to build a better smoothie bowl? This video will show you how to achieve deliciously healthy thick smoothies to build a gorgeous smoothie bowl.  WATCH THE VIDEO.

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HOW TO PACK LUNCHES FOR PICKY EATERS

This week's podcast is full of practical mom advice to help you pack tasty and healthy lunches that your kids will enjoy.  ALL THE DETAILS.

LOADED TACO PIZZA

This loaded taco pizza is exactly what you've been craving, plus it's an easy recipe with taco night leftovers -ok, not that there are any leftovers... but you know!
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How to Pack School Lunches When You Have Picky Eaters

Today’s episode is full of practical mom advice to help you pack tasty and healthy lunches that your kids will enjoy. Plus, if you’ve ever struggled with your picky eater coming home with an untouched lunchbox, you’ll hear my personal story about how I handled this with my son in the past, and how I handle it now.  

This 5th season of the MOMables Podcast is all about helping our picky eaters try new foods and establishing happier mealtimes.

Topics discussed this episode: 

  • How to pack good lunches when it feels like your kid won’t eat anything.
  • How to create a will-eat list for your child. 
  • What to do when your child comes home from school with a full lunchbox. 
  • Lunch packing tips that will encourage your child to eat… and more!

This episode is brought to you by Happier Plates, my digital course for parents who want to teach their kids healthy eating habits for life. 

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Instant Pot Baked Potato Soup

This Instant Pot Loaded Potato Soup is everything you need for a deliciously satisfying meal made quick! While the video below is for the slow cooker version of this baked potato soup, the ingredients and the flavor are the same in both versions. Check the bottom of this page for the printable recipe of this Instant Pot Soup!

This recipe has everything you love about steakhouse loaded baked potatoes, but in a rich, creamy soup topped with the works like Cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, and chives. This recipe is also gluten-free, so the whole family and even guests can enjoy! Who’s ready for soup?!

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September 22nd, 2019


Recipe Videos & Entertainment

easy dinner ideas for tonight

Quick & Easy dinner ideas for tonight that your whole family will love. Use what you already have on hand with these easy recipes! WATCH THE VIDEO.

HOMEMADE PICO DE GALLO

This easy recipe for pico is just what you need to make epic tacos even better. It's a staple at my house - and you're about to see why.  WATCH THE VIDEO.

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Picky Eater Problem with Texture

PICKY EATING - A TEXTURE PROBLEM

In this week's post and podcast We  talk through practical solutions you can implement when your child does not want to eat foods with specific textures. ALL THE DETAILS.

HEALTHY DRINKS FOR KIDS

Drink recommendations by age, to help children grow up to be healthy and prevent disease. This is a must-read for parents and caregivers. ALL THE  DETAILS. 

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Picky Eaters: A Texture Problem

Today, I’m sharing a podcast episode talking about one of the most common challenges picky eaters face when trying new foods – texture! Many kids will refuse foods that “feel funny” in their mouths like meat or starchy vegetables. We also talk through practical solutions you can implement when your child does not want to eat foods with specific textures.

This 5th season of the MOMables Podcast is all about helping our picky eaters try new foods and establishing happier mealtimes.

Topics discussed this episode:

• When texture issues need to be adressed
• How sensory activities can help a child with texture aversions
• Getting more protein in your child’s diet when they refuse to eat meat
• Creative ways to change the texture of problem foods… and so much more!

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September 15th, 2019


Recipe Videos & Entertainment

gluten-free fish sticks

These Allergy-friendly fish sticks are free from gluten, dairy and eggs! Homemade fish sticks are a kid-favorite meal. They're crispy, crunchy, and super delicious. WATCH THE VIDEO. 

CLASSIC BUTTERMILK WAFFLES

No matter how you stack em, these Classic Buttermilk Waffles will never go out of style! These are easy to make waffle recipe that yields a crispy waffle everyone loves!
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HOW TO GET PICKY EATERS TO TRY NEW FOODS

In this week's post and podcast I'm sharing simple strategies that can help change the way you approach mealtimes with your picky eaters.
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EASY HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING

Quick and easy, this taco seasoning is the ultimate mix to keep on hand to sprinkle all over everything. It’s perfect for tacos, burrito bowls, beef, chicken, fish or pork, plus it comes together in minutes!
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How to get picky eaters to try new foods and 10 veggie side dishes for picky eaters.

Get Picky Eaters to Try New Foods

In today’s episode, we discuss simple strategies that can help change the way you approach mealtimes with your picky eaters. Each one of these strategies have made huge, positive changes at our house and helped my kids become more open to trying new foods. And I know that these ideas can help your family too.

This 5th season of the MOMables Podcast is all about helping our picky eaters try new foods and establishing happier mealtimes.

Topics discussed this episode:

• Where to start when you recognize picky eating in your child.
• How snacks can play a huge role in your child’s pickiness at mealtimes.
• The “one bite” rule that can sabotage success.
• Modeling good eating habits.

This episode is brought to you by Happier Plates, my digital course for parents who want to teach their kids healthy eating habits for life.

Download a free copy of our Mealtime Handbook, the Ultimate Guide to Feeding Happy Kids here.

Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. Subscribe in iTunes here.

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September 8th, 2019


Recipe Videos & Entertainment

BROCCOLI PESTO SAUCE

Get your daily dose of greens with this Broccoli Pesto. It’s easy to make and perfect for all things, pasta, sandwiches, and wraps!
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SHEET PAN SHRIMP TACOS

Restaurant-style shrimp fajitas baked in the oven for quick & healthy fajitas. This recipe is perfect for taco Tuesday, or let's be honest, any day of the week! WATCH THE VIDEO.

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PICKY EATERS STRATEGIES - MOMABLES PODCAST

Check out the top 10 picky eater strategies that have worked for many of the parents in our community to introduce new foods - all in this week's podcast.
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ASIAN CHICKEN SALAD WRAPS

Need an easy recipe that transforms your favorite Asian Chicken salad into a healthy lunch? Check out these lettuce cups holding the most delicious healthy Asian salad. GET THE RECIPE.

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10 Picky Eater Strategies from the Specialists

Today, I’m sharing a podcast episode full of practical tips I learned from 7 years of weekly meetings with feeding therapists, psychologists, and nutritionists as I tried to learn how to help my son try new foods.

This is the 5th season of the MOMables Podcast and it is all about helping our picky eaters try new foods and establishing happier mealtimes.

Topics discussed this episode:

  • How to figure out which foods your child already likes as your starting point.
  • How to re-introduce foods that kids used to love but now seem to hate.
  • Figuring out how your child likes to eat.
  • How to add variety to mealtime when you are working from a short list of ingredients your child will actually eat…and more!

This episode is brought to you by Happier Plates, my digital course for parents who want to teach their kids healthy eating habits for life.

Download a free copy of our Mealtime Handbook, the Ultimate Guide to Feeding Happy Kids here.

Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. Subscribe in iTunes here.

Now, if you feel like this episode was at all helpful and you want to pass on the love, you’d make my day if you left a review on iTunes. Those reviews help other people find my podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in and read. – Thanks!

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