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  • Katherine-Howell

How to Survive Spring Fundraisers

“My name is Katherine and it has been 380 days since my last Thin Mint.”

Cookies, popcorn, candy bars, nuts, ice cream, cookie dough… for parents, spring brings Flowers and Fundraising. Offices have order forms making rounds, trips to the grocery store have kids at every entrance and exit peddling sweets, sporting events have concession stands

  • questions

How to Talk About Mom’s Shift

“Mom, what’s for dinner?” My oldest asked expectantly.
“Chicken quesadillas, guacamole and corn.” I confidently retorted.
“Yes! I love that. With chips?”

Dinner crisis averted. The kids came to the table hungry and eager to eat. I sat down with my spinach taco salad and was ready to enjoy a lovely meal, basking in my accomplishment.
“Mom, are you

  • children

Five Tips for Shifting with Children

1) Disconnect the Garbage Disposal. It happens at almost every meal. The kids don’t finish their plates and before they hit the sink, Mom proceeds to eat the scraps like a human garbage disposal. Those little bits of food accumulate to extra portions, which mean extra calories, carbs and fat. At each meal, make yourself

  • artichoke

Tory’s Shift-worthy Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Hosting (or heading to) a St. Patrick’s Day party? Why not whip up Tory’s Shift-worthy spinach-artichoke dip for a delicious (and green) party favor?

Spinach-Artichoke Dip
1 serving (about 1/2 cup)

2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon artichoke juice (from the jar, see below)
1 tablespoon cream cheese
1/8 teaspoon minced garlic
Dash ground nutmeg
Dash ground cayenne pepper
1 cup chopped fresh

  • super-bowl

Tory’s Super Bowl-Worthy Baked Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Tory’s Super Bowl-Worthy Baked Buffalo Chicken Tenders
1 serving (3 tenders with sauce)

Chicken Tenders
1 tbsp full-fat Greek Yogurt
1 tbsp hot sauce
1/2 tsp kosher salt
3 chicken breasts tenders

1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup full-fat Greek yogurt
1 tbsp crumbled blue cheese
1 tbsp hot sauce

Preheat oven to 400° F
Combine the yogurt and hot sauce and set aside.
Season the chicken with