A Look Back at 2014

2014 was a wonderful year for Mom Dishes It Out. In late summer, we expanded the website to feature a number of talented nutrition and feeding experts to contribute to our blog and we couldn’t be happier with their contributions. Here’s to another great year in 2015!

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A Look Back On 2013

Homemade Banana Cake

New Years Giveaway!

New Year! New Intentions with Star Charts!

Winter Breakfast Kasha

Real Mom Question – Real Mom Answer

Veggie Chips

Warm Up with Tea (and more)!

A Blueprint for Your Child’s Nutritional Intake

For Moms and Dads, How to Feed and Be Healthy at Work

A Super Bowl Recipe Round Up


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Super Bowl: Round 2

Kids’ Nutrition on the Go…for planes, trains and automobiles

Tuna Wrap

The Kids Cooking with Cacao… DIY Cocoa Tea and Inca Hot Chocolate

A “Massaged” Caesar Kale Salad

Dinner Olympics…challenge your child’s palate!

Global Eats: Falafel Style

Pizza Hut tunes to Pardo’s chicken…how to eat with your kids while traveling

Quinoa Cornbread (gluten & dairy-free)


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Do 13 year olds really think about six-pack abs?

Spring Asparagus

What eating right means to this mom and RD…

St. Patrick’s Day Brown Soda Bread

A Guide to Hard “Boiled” Eggs

Egg Salad

Get your kids cooking in the kitchen!

Salmon Patties for Breakfast!


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Healthy Habits is coming to a school near you!

Artichoke Antipasto

Is There Such a Thing as Healthy Fast Food?

Coconut Macaroons with a Chocolate-y Drizzle

Join Our Network!

Easter Bunny Carrots!

Positive Interactions: How Friends Affect Our Health

Pancakes Revisited: Low FODMAP Recipe


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Likable Lunches: Citibabes’ Style

Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

Food Antics

Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta

Mother’s Day Dinner

Chicken and Strawberry Salad


Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

100 Thoughts While Shopping at Whole Foods

GF Recipe Roundup


Mom Asks, MDIO Answers: Are your children hiding bites of food?

West Indian Snapper and Uruguayan Bean Salad

A Look into Beauty

Garlic Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash and Spinach

DIY: 7 Steps to Progress Your Picky Eater

Summer Veggie Pasta Salad

MDIO Measurement Conversions

Argentinean Pork with Chimichurri Sauce


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Does your child need a Speech Language Pathologist or an Occupational Therapist?

Fourth of July Fruit Kabobs

Ice Cream, Brownies and Sweets, Oh MY!!

Qi’a Superfood Sesame Dressing

Formula Fed—Me and My Boys

Heirloom Tomato Salad

RAW vs Pasteurized Milk – Which one is right for your child?

Fancy Fish Sticks

Growing and Changing—MDIO IS EXPANDING


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Summer Ratatouille

Breastmilk or Bust

One Mom’s Story on Breastfeeding

Baked Tomatoes with Quinoa and Corn

To Breastfeed or Not To Breastfeed?

How important is breakfast?

Want to Learn How to Teach Your Child About the Joy of Food?

What does your child’s sense of balance have to do with trying new foods?

Raising Children With Different Nutrition Needs

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Kids Eat Right

This One is for Moms

Is Your Tween Hiding Her Lunch?

Rice Pudding

How We Do Dessert

Back to School Lunch Ideas with Laura

10 Tips to Taming and Transitioning The Type A Child

Back-To-School Pancakes

Dessert as a Reward?


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Get Creative with Art Therapy!

Looking for Lunch Ideas?

Apple, Almond, and Cheddar Sandwich

Should my child become a vegetarian?

A Back-to-School Nutrition Guide

Exposing Your Kids to New Foods

Mediterranean Summer Salad

Preventing Food Jags: What’s a Parent to Do?

Fall Remedies For Overwhelmed Mommies

11 Tips for Happy and Healthy Eating

11 Tips for Happy and Healthy Eating

Including Your “Picky Eaters” in Social Activities around Food

Food Cravings: Consuming Peanuts and Soy During Pregnancy

News Flash: The AND Recommendations Feature Ellyn Satter’s Model

On-The-Go Breakfast Burrito

No Time To Shop

Helping Your Kids Create a Healthy Relationship with Food


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Tips for Eating Well with a Newborn

A Plated Meal: Zucchini Pappardelle Arrabbiata with Chickpeas and Almonds

Laura Answers Questions About Feeding Her Boys

When To Eat Dinner During Sports Season

Children as Intuitive Eaters: How Parents Unintentionally Sabotage This Innate Cueing System

Litehouse Foods’ Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes

Weight Gain in Puberty: Is It Normal and Healthy or Something Else?

Finicky with Fruit?

Fun with Fall Flavors!

Division of Responsibility: Guidelines for Family Nutrition

A Creative Approach to Food Allergies and Trick-or-Treating

Halloween Recipe Round-Up

Marinated Eggplant + Video Tips

Restaurant Style vs. Family Style: The way you serve food to your kids matters.

No Tricks, Just Treats!

A Mom & RD’s View on Halloween Candy

The Tricks about Treats


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Deep Roots & Tall Branches: Farm Life for my Little Oak Tree

Are Your Words the Cause of Your Child’s Eating Disorder?

Tips to Communicate with Your Teens

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Postpartum Body Image

The Other Kind of Clean Food

Snacking Sense

Pumpkin-Applesauce Muffins

One Size Fits All?

What Starts As Name Calling…

Planning for Holiday Meals with a Picky Eater

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Start a new “Family Meal” weekly tradition… beginning with Thanksgiving this year!

5 Tips for Welcoming Herbivores to the Holiday Feast

Fruity Baked Oatmeal: A breakfast my kids adore!

Get Artsy This Holiday Season!

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Our Perception of Taste: What’s Sound Got to Do with It?

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe

Ingredient1: App Review

Help! My Child is a Picky Eater!

Eating New Foods

Walnut-Stuffed Apples

The Way We Gingerbread…

Embracing Our Daughters: Supporting Them as They Enter Adolescence

Short on Time to Cook Tonight? Try These Fast Fajitas!

“Fat Talk,” Body Image and Eating Disorders

Self Care For Your Teen and Tween

A Look Back On 2013

2014 is officially here and we are very excited about all the possibilities and events to come this year! As we prepare ourselves for exciting opportunities, we wanted to take a look back at the posts from 2013. We’ve compiled a Table of Contents of sorts to highlight the MDIO blog posts of the past year. As you search through the list we want to wish the MDIO readers a healthy and happy New Year!

Mom Dishes It Out Posts of 2013 

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This Mom’s Advice on Navigating Advice During Pregnancy

Baked Crispy Chicken Nuggets

The Imperfect Food Mom

Lemon-Caper Salmon with Greek Yogurt

Keep Your Family Moving…Yoga and More

Zucchini “Pasta” with Shrimp and Cherry Tomatoes

Snack: It’s Not A Five-Letter Word


Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

A Mommy Blogger’s Muncheon

Eggs & Spinach Quiche Cups

Food Likes and Dislikes… a tough problem to lick!

Red Velvet Cake Bites with Fresh Raspberries

A Cup of Self-Love

Oven Roasted French Fries

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

Beef and Quinoa Meatballs

Feeding your Kids from a Dad’s Perspective


Roasted Rainbow Veggies

Take the Legume Challenge!

Homemade Hummus

My Family’s Jeans and Genes

Almond Biscotti

Did the Baked Ziti Bomb or Was it a Success?

Crispy Kale Chips

Basic Cooking Skills Every Mom Needs to Know


Quinoa with Sautéed Mushrooms and Kale

100 Is the Loneliest Number

Tabbouleh Recipe

Are There Any Normal Eaters Out There?

Beet Hash with Eggs

Is Your Tween Hiding Her Lunch?

Chopped Salmon over Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Eating Un-favorite Foods

Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie


Adam’s Gluten-Free Surprise, Helping Others Understand Gluten-Free

Vegan Blueberry-Banana Muffins

Teaching Nutrition in School

Whole Wheat Pasta Primavera

How Much is Enough?

Marinated Eggplant

Healthy Summer (Mama Q) BBQ Menu

Fresh Salmon-Cilantro Burgers & Grilled Peaches with Amaretto-Pecan Caramel Sauce

What a NYC Mom and Registered Dietitian Feeds Her Kids


Orecchiette with Roasted Pepper, Arugula, and Tomatoes

The Mommy Manual Series Debut!

Lemon & Olive Oil Polenta Cake

Laura’s Life Lessons Taught by Her Boys – One day at a time

Whole-Wheat Orzo with Mushrooms and Onions

Ice Cream…for Breakfast!

Summer Cucumber Salad

Walking with Purpose


Seared Salmon with Brown Rice and Greens

A Child’s Right to Say “No Thank You!”

Banana Walnut Yogurt Parfait

There Are No Good Foods or Bad Foods

Nectarine Arugula Salad

Cheeseburgers in Paradise…a tale of cheeseburgers, breadburgers and Bobby

Omelet with Summer Veggies

Mexican Menu… going “South of the Border” for dinner

Vietnamese Summer Rolls

Top Ten Tips for Pre-Feeding Warm Ups


Summer Vegetable Soup

MDIO’s Easy Peas-y Tips for First Solid Foods

Cactus Flower Omelet

What’s in this Mom and RD’s Freezer?

Chicken and Couscous Salad

Managing a Full Plate: A Texas Mom’s Thoughts on Health

Eggplant Parm

Tips For Feeding Children with Special Needs

Back to School Snack Ideas


Rosh Hashanah Roasted Apples

Mindfully Enjoying, and Eating, Your Way Through the Holiday Season…One Holiday at a Time!

Tuna Salad – Three Ways

Get Ready to Bake a New Kind of Cake

Spinach and Leek Frittata

Food Lessons

White Bean and Caramelized Onion Salad

Understanding the USDA’s Smart Snack Rules

Lemon Cake

Irish Colcannon with Kale


Cuisine Kit Tutorial

Festively Fall Butternut Squash Pizza

Healthy Weekends in Woodstock, VT

Pumpkin Seeds x 3!

Making Fun of the RD’s Children’s Food

Veggie Chili with Butternut Squash

Cookie Comparison: Which Cookie Should You Feed Your Children?

Healthy Halloween Ideas

Wild Rice Burgers


Homemade Apple Butter

What Kind of Candy Mom are You?

Zucchini Bread with a Twist

An Inconvenient Life

Healthy Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffing

Children’s Multivitamins: How To Choose?

Cauliflower “Potato” Latkes


Leftover Turkey Soup

The Picky Eater Chronicles

Scheherazade Casserole

What’s In This RD’s Kitchen Cabinet?

PB&J Cookies

Should Kids Be Allowed to Sit at the Adult Table?

Diabetes-Friendly Roasted Veggie Mac & Cheese

Proud to Be A Mama Gift Giving

Spiced Carrot & Apple Mini Muffins