A Look Back on 2012


  • Potty Training without M&M’s
  • A Note to my Readers
  • 3 Strikes and You Are Out!!
  • How Do You Answer, “Is this healthy?”
  • A Moment of Momzilla!



  • A Therapist’s Changing Body 
  • Quick Tips for Moms on Helping Cultivate Healthy Habits 
  • Too Much Weight on BMI 
  • Guest Blog: Breastfeeding versus Bottle-Feeding 
  • The Light at the End of the Tunnel 



  • Going Nuts 
  • How This Mom Does It: Guest Blog Post By Suzanne Quint 
  • This Mom’s Early Path to Nutrition 
  • On Alicia Silverstone’s Method of Feeding Her Kid 



  • Guest Blog: Fluffer Nutters vs. the Apple… which one really wins?? 
  • Send the Message with a Cookie 
  • Raising Children With Different Nutrition Needs 
  • Guest Blog: Elyse Falk 
  • Q: Can I teach my child with attention difficulties to be a mindful eater? 



  • Dear Restaurants, Are your chicken fingers real?
  • Mixed Berry Smoothies
  • Trying New Foods
  • Q: Are you and your children fostering a healthy relationship with food?
  • Books to Read to Your Children
  • Making Potato Salad Healthier – Ten Tips and Recipes
  • What’s The Deal With Dessert?



  • Lauren Dishes on Family Food in Texas
  • Blast from the Past: 8 Tips to Increase Variety and Decrease Selective Eating
  • Food is for Fuel, not Love
  • Is Your Child Hiding Food?



  • Am I restricting my child when I say “no?”
  • Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad
  • Super Food and Fresh Mozzarella Grilled Cheese
  • Simple Summer Lasagna
  • Vanilla Chia Pudding
  • Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes and Basil
  • Bite-Sized Turkey Burgers
  • Baked, Not Fried Fish Tacos
  • How Do I know If My Child Is Full?
  • Better-than-Takeout: Easy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry?
  • Guest Blog: Keeping Multiple Children Happy at the Dinner Table
  • Roasted Green Beans & Mushroom Farro Salad
  • Tolerating Your Child’s Boring Palates
  • Good-for-You Granola Bars
  • Tuna Topped Cucumber Bites



  • MomDishesItOut’s 5 Family Friendly NYC Food Spots
  • Baked Chicken with Sweet and Tangy Salsa
  • There’s More to Your Child’s Food Personality Than Rules and Exposure
  • Grilled Cheese Panzanella Salad
  • “My Body, My Food, My Way”
  • Watermelon Feta Salad
  • Simply Satisfying Salmon
  • Help, My Daughter Is Overweight.



  • Twice Baked Eggplant with Sautéed Veggies 
  • MDIO Answers Questions About Feeding Her Boys 
  • Perfect Yogurt Pancakes 
  • Guest Blog: Arguments For Your College Bound Child Eating Their Veggies At Last 
  • Chicken & Bean Burritos 
  • Are Sports Drinks the New Version of Soda? 
  • PB & Fresh Fruit Quesadilla 
  • Keeping it Real: Dishing on My Boys’ Pickiness and Progress 



  • Strawberry Greens Salad 
  • Teaching Children an Appreciation for Food
  • Bobby’s Turkey Meat Loaf 
  • Cooking with the Kids 
  • Meatballs on a Stick
  • Grab and Go Goulash
  • Mom’s Nutrition 
  • Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread 
  • MDIO’s Healthy Halloween Party 



  • Pesto in a Pinch 
  • Constant Hunger…your child’s relentless pursuit of food!   
  • Heart Healthy Mexican Recipes: Vegetarian Burrito 
  • What does FAT mean to you?? 
  • Easy Eggs Pre-Thanksgiving 
  • Building More Than Just Healthy Habits: Self-Empowerment and Confidence 
  • Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Pancetta 
  • The Reality of My Food: What this Mom Eats 



  • Healthier Macaroni & Cheese 
  • Learn to Cook Healthy in Two Minutes 
  • Farmer Market’s Root Soup   
  • Parenting 101: Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens 
  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • Oatmeal Raisin Cookies 
  • What this Mom Achieved in 2012: Rediscovering Food As Fuel, Not Comfort 
  • Kale and Fennel Caesar