Quite sporadically I have shared the blessings and successes of health and diet adjustments at Hodgepodge. You likely know about the allergy challenges we face with our children. But now that it’s been eight months of a diet change, I thought I’d share the triumphs in healthy living for me – the mama. Over the next little while I’m sharing a Healthy Mama series. I
Today I’m sharing a peek inside my fridge. Fingerprints from small people and all. The favorites that are always on the Evernote grocery list. Would you like a bite to eat? How about some… SunButter – Yum! and lots of it (yes, that is 10 lbs tucked in the fridge door for easy access! We truly love it. I have a whole section on Hodgepodge devoted
As a homeschool mama, I have to be on my toes to get my family of seven fed. I like to fill their tummies with good things yet my recipes must be practical and simple. You too?? I contribute recipes monthly to two sites. Recipes for the larger family at $5 Dinners and egg and nut free recipes to Food Allergies on a Budget. I
Maybe it’s because I am in allergy-friendly circles but more and more I’m getting questions. Questions like: “My child was just diagnosed with both egg and nut allergies. We have to avoid eggs plus peanuts and all kinds of nuts. What do I do?” So today I am sharing a simple guide I emailed to a friend recently – in hopes it might encourage you
My friend Heidi posted on our Hodgepodge Facebook page: “I would love to see a post about things you consider staples in your kitchen…things you always have on hand to make it easier to keep the Hodgepodge bellies filled.” I’m glad she asked! Because she is right. We do keep basics on hand to make it simple. Today I share with you a tour of
Busy weeknights, simple lunch time, a favorite for all time. My friend Kim’s stromboli recipe is an easy way to fill tummies. I usually keep it simple with shredded cheese and turkey pepperoni for filling. But you can make it heartier with lunch meat like Kim does. Easy stromboli recipe at $5 Dinners. A few more tried and true favorites… Pizza Bites French Bread Pizza
Allergy Awareness and Back to School Each year about this time I make an allergy awareness assessment for my children. Here are a few things I do to prep for the new school year: Check epipen expiration dates. Renew prescription if needed. Make allergy check up appointments. Update the allergy plan paper kept in each of my children’s bags. Order new allergy alert wristbands, if
Today I’m sharing the latest Coca-Cola happiness around here. A recipe and more! Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake Recipe (Allergy-Friendly) I’ve heard of this southern phenomenon. It was time we tried it. We used the Chocolate Coca-Cola recipe from My Recipes and mixed in our favorite egg substitute to make it allergy friendly. I served it after our Sunday lunch and it was loved. Definite dessert deliciosity!