Mushroom and spinach enchiladas

Hey friends, it’s Katie! As promised, Alicia and I are working on a a 12-week meal series for the blog. To kick it off, I’m sharing my all-time favorite and go-to recipe, mushroom and spinach enchiladas! These enchiladas are so easy to make and a crowd-pleaser every time.

Mushroom and spinach enchiladas

As Alicia said last week, I’m a dietitian with a passion for health and wellness. I love food and I love to cook. I always take recipes and try to pack in as much good stuff as possible so I know my family is getting what they need to stay healthy and strong. We are hoping to give everyone some easy recipe ideas that will make meal planning a snap. I will adjust our recipes to fit a variety of eating styles from gluten-free to low sodium to vegetarian. I’ll also include ideas on how to get kids involved in the kitchen and tips about freezing or reusing food later in the week. The less effort we have to put in to feed our families good, healthy food during the busy week, the better! Continue reading

Simple meal planning for busy families

It’s a brand new year, and here at I Love Mom Life, we are trying something new: a series that focuses on healthy meals for busy families. Over the next several weeks we’ll be sharing tips, tricks and delicious recipes that are kid-tested and approved by our in-house dietitian. Enjoy!

meal planning materialsIt’s 2018! And the News Year’s resolutions are in full swing. I, of course, jumped on that bandwagon and came up with a few health-related things I’d like to focus on: exercising more, reducing stress and continuing my quest to eat healthier. Today I’m focusing on healthy eating and how meal planning makes it much easier for my busy family.

First, a disclaimer: I am not (nor have I ever been) very organized. Or very good at cooking. Or a fan of grocery shopping. It’s like the worst trifecta ever! But since getting healthy meals on the table is such a necessity for my growing family, I sucked it up and started researching.

It turns out that that one of the most essential things is meal planning. I had heard people talk about meal planning, but I didn’t really know what it entailed. But I jumped in headfirst and now, two years later, I can’t imagine my life without it! Here are just a few of the benefits:
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