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Cooking with Kids :: Mocktails with Mom

As the phantom sound of school bells ring in my head, I am more aware than ever that school is right around the corner. Packing lunches, missing assignments and busy mornings and nights are near. Now presents a short window of time to do something fun with the kids before pandemonium (for some) or relief […]

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New Orleans Moms Blog Turns 5! :: Top 15 Posts of All Time

Wow!! It's hard to believe that we launched New Orleans Moms Blog FIVE years ago today!! We have published over 2,000 posts written by local moms all across the Greater New Orleans area from the Westbank to Metairie to New Orleans to Mandeville to Hammond to Destrehan and even Houma! We truly value, appreciate and respect each [...]
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Cucumber Caprese Salad

Recipe :: Cucumber Caprese Salad

One of my favorite things to eat is Caprese salad. Which is weird because I really don’t like raw tomatoes, but I digress. This is the salad I eat frequently when I’m attempting clean eating, and it’s what I make and eat every day during our annual week at the beach when I need a […]

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Secrets From a No-Recipe Kitchen

It’s no secret that I love cooking. Both of my parents were born in the New Orleans area and raised by mothers who loved cooking. I have fond memories of suppers at my grandmother’s house on Sundays packed with family and hot food. She made cooking look easy and fun. Baked macaroni and cheese, seafood […]

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One Simple Tip to Encourage Your Kids to Eat Healthy :: Let Them Cook!

As an occupational therapist, I have a strong desire to encourage independent living skills with my kids. At a very early age, I was encouraging them to dress themselves, brush their own teeth, bathe themselves … any life skill, it didn’t matter, I wanted them to be able to do for themselves. Cooking is one […]

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Making Spirits Bright Holiday Cocktail Recipes Curated by Sazerac

Disclosure :: Sazerac Company sponsored this fun holiday campaign! Making Spirits Bright With Holiday Cocktail Recipes Curated by Sazerac The holidays are just around the corner. For some of us that may mean cookie parties, corporate holiday parties or long trips to see the in laws, and for others it may just mean sipping a holiday […]

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Peace Meal :: Choosing a Dietary Lifestyle that Suits Your Family

When I get on social media, I feel bombarded with either political rants or opinions on how Americans should eat. Dietary preference is almost like religion. People ask me “how does your family eat? Paleo? Vegetarian? Low sodium? Gluten-free? Standard American?” And just like religion, thighs can get touchy. With so much access to information, it’s […]

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