Food

Here's The Deal With Indulging In All Those Poke Bowl Cravings While Pregnant

There was a time when everyone who was anyone was eating sushi. A sushi dinner spoke of culture, class, and just the right amount of daring. It was cutting edge and sophisticated, unless of course you were picking it up in the deli section of your ne…
By Shannon Evans

Here's The Deal With Indulging In All Those Poke Bowl Cravings While Pregnant

There was a time when everyone who was anyone was eating sushi. A sushi dinner spoke of culture, class, and just the right amount of daring. It was cutting edge and sophisticated, unless of course you were picking it up in the deli section of your ne…
By Shannon Evans

These 9 Instant Pot Recipes Will Make Even The Pickiest Eater Happy At The Table

Like any parent, I've had my share of parenting hits and misses, but one of my favorite "wins" is my daughter's diverse palate. I don't even know if I can take credit for it, but I would like to think I had something to do with her love for lentils, …
By Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Valentine's Day 2018 Chocolate Sales So You Can Get Something Sweet For Your Boo

It's no secret that chocolate sales skyrocket this time of year — Valentine's Day is known to be the day to gift your sweetheart with sweets, and chocolate tops the list. If you or your loved ones have a sweet tooth, it's worth looking into Valentine…
By Ojus Patel

5 Red Flags Your Toddler Isn't Eating Enough

Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters, at least in my experience. You offer mashed potatoes, they want french fries. You give them crackers, they scream for chips. It's frustrating, to be sure, but it's usually their way of vying for independence. It…
By Candace Ganger

17 Moms Share The "No-No" Food They Still Ate During Pregnancy

Like most moms-to-be, I left my first prenatal appointment with a list of foods to avoid during pregnancy. Most of the "suggestions" seemed reasonable. I mean, I'm relatively sure no one should drink raw milk or eat raw shellfish, pregnant or not. Ot…
By Steph Montgomery

Fat Unicorn Cakes Are Here & We Never Knew How Badly We Needed Them Until Now

Adorable cakes have been around forever, but a new baking trend involving portly unicorns might be the cutest thing yet. Yep, fat unicorn cakes are gaining popularity, and it looks like everyone is here for it. The blissed-out, feasting fantasy creat…
By Lindsay E. Mack

Joanna Gaines Shares Her Pregnancy Cravings, & They Will Legit Make Your Mouth Water

Those "stars are just like us" moments can make fans feel closer to the celebrities they admire, and if you're a Fixer Upper fan who's currently gestating (or vividly remembers those days), you might be wondering if you've got anything in common with…
By Jenn Rose

Korean Athletes Aren't Exactly Eating Bacon & Eggs For Breakfast

With the PyeongChang Olympics officially in full swing, people all over the earth are curious about this year's host country. I know in my circle of friends, our knowledge of South Korea consists mostly of K-pop bands, crap our President tweets, and …
By Cat Bowen

Here's What You Need To Know About Your Favorite Frozen Treat During Pregnancy

Easily one of the best parts of pregnancy is the fact that no one looks askance at you while you fully enjoy your meal and an ice cream or two. For instance, I became such a regular at Shake Shack while pregnant that they would start preparing my cus…
By Cat Bowen

8 Instant Pot Baby Food Recipes That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Introducing your baby to solid foods is always quite the adventure, but it might be easier than ever with the help of a super-popular kitchen appliance. In fact, recipes to make baby food in your Instant Pot just might change the way your think about…
By Lindsay E. Mack

Pregnant Women Crave Some Unusual Food Combos, According To This New Study

There have been jokes about pregnant women craving weird foods nearly as long, I suspect, as there have been pregnant women. In fact, if you think about some of the first questions people ask you after you announce your pregnancy, they're usually foo…
By Jen McGuire

10 Instant Pot Hacks That Will Make You Love Your New Gadget Even More

Most families are in a rush to get out the door in the mornings and don't have time to throw a meal into a crockpot for dinner to be ready when everyone gets home — because who feels like cooking after a long busy day? To fix both dilemmas, the conce…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Here's How Enjoying A Glass (Or Two) Of Wine Can Impact Your Milk Supply

I love wine. It's easily one of my top three drinks of choice, right behind tea and coffee. Going without the elixir of the gods for the full 40 weeks of pregnancy was absolute torture for me, and it's no wonder that I couldn't wait for the first sip…
By Cat Bowen

Study: Drinking Two Glasses Of Wine A Day Is Good For Your Mind — Here's Why

There’s more scientific proof that a daily drink or two isn't necessarily a bad thing and could have a place in an overall healthy lifestyle. A new study out of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in New York found that — in mice, at le…
By Tiffany Thomas

The History Of Girl Scout Cookies Proves How Important Empowering Young Women Really Is

This time every year, my oldest daughter starts going door-to-door with a wagon-full of Girl Scout cookies. It kind of makes me nostalgic about my own days as Girl Scout, proudly earning badges and eating my fair share of Thin Mints and Caramel deLit…
By Steph Montgomery

Doritos Is Releasing Chips Just For Women & The Internet Is Rightfully Confused

It's tough to be a woman, am I right? Old men in Congress are constantly trying to yank away reproductive freedoms, and also, apparently, Doritos crunch too loudly for little lady mouths! Now, it turns out that Doritos is making chips specifically fo…
By Laura Hankin

Kylie Jenner & Her Baby Had Dueling Pregnancy Cravings — Is This A Thing?

When you're pregnant, like Kylie Jenner recently was, it can feel like your body and cravings take on a life of their own. Basically, whatever food cravings you have get so specific and strong, you can feel that need for cheese sticks in your soul. I…
By Lindsay E. Mack

7 Immune-Boosting Foods To Feed Your Family, Because It's Time To Play Offense

Flu season is in full effect, and most families are doing what they can to avoid getting sick. Getting a flu shot and using good hygiene practice (like washing hands) is a good first line of defense, but you should also consider working on your offen…
By Mishal Ali Zafar

15 Instant Pot Super Bowl Recipes The Kids Will Devour

If you're one of the many Instant Pot owners out there who's completely obsessed with finding excuses to use your new favorite kitchen gadget ever, look no further: It's Super Bowl time! So if you've got sports enthusiasts in your house (or heck, eve…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

Research Says Eating Carbs Can Lead To A Healthy Pregnancy, So Bring On The Pasta

In the world of me, no food is better than bread. I know it's supposed to be pretty terrible for you, high in calories, low in protein, and full of that modern-day demon, gluten... but guys, it's really yummy. Especially warm out of the oven, when th…
By Jen McGuire