Healthy Eating for Moms

You don't need a personal chef on your payroll to dine right. Get our top tips for eating healthy, getting the nutrients you need, and preparing delicious meals.

Mac-and-Cheese Soup

A favorite dinner in a soup! We added a few vegetables as well but the kids will still love this one dish meal.

Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

To reheat leftover quesadillas warm them in a dry frying pan.

Thai Chicken-Broccoli Wraps

Broccoli slaw makes a quick filler for these healthy chicken sandwiches. Peanut sauce adds extra flavor.

Family Dinners: 4 Tips To Make Them Better

Here are 4 tips for a better family dinner.

Healthy, Energizing Smoothies for Pregnancy

Whether you're suffering from morning sickness or starving all the time, smoothies can be life-savers for expecting mamas. Full of fiber, healthy fruits and veggies, and other essential nutrients, these sweet sips from the cookbook Smoothie-licious are perfect for breakfast, a light lunch, or a nutritious snack. Each recipe makes two smoothies. Drink one now and save the other for tomorrow. Your body--and baby--will thank you.

7 Easy and Delicious Lactation Smoothies

Producing enough breastmilk can be a challenge (right?), and many nursing moms swear by nutrient-packed lactation smoothies to generate more of that liquid gold. So pull out the blender and whip up a luscious, creamy smoothie perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a filling snack.

Best Food Orders For a Healthy Pregnancy

Knowing what to eat during pregnancy (and what not to eat!) can be tricky when eating out, but our handy cheat-sheet can help you order a healthy meal.

Nutrition Labels: 3 Things To Avoid

Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.

4 Yummy Soups That Start with Chicken Broth

Turn store-bought chicken broth into a flavorful base for these four delicious soups.

Steal Your Kid's Healthiest Habits

If you're like most moms, your child's health is priority number one. Do you treat your body with that much TLC, though? Taking care of yourself doesn't have to be a chore -- it's as simple as following the same smart health advice you use on your kids. Although these 15 tips may sound like they come from a pediatrician, they're must-dos for every mom.

Baked Chicken with Rice

Chicken strips get a crispy bread crumb coating in this dinner recipe. The corn and bean rice acts as a side dish to make this a complete meal.

Ravioli Soup

Kids will like the mini cheese ravioli used in this main dish soup. It's made with ground turkey, which keeps it low in fat and calories.

Chocolate-Avocado Pudding

Want a guilt-free chocolate dessert? Try this recipe for Chocolate Avocado Pudding, made with creamy avocado and all its healthy fats and vitamins.

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Like a Kid!

From sitting down at the table to stopping before his waistband bursts, your child can teach you a lot about how to dig in.

Healthy Snacks for Nursing Moms

To make breast milk, your body burns an amazing 500 calories a day. No wonder you're one hungry mama! Add one of these yummy, nutrient-rich, 300-calorie snacks to your meal plan. Because these plates are super-filling, you'll be less likely to crave candy or empty-calorie carbs throughout the day and more likely to shed the baby weight for good.

(Secretly Healthy) Black Bean Sandwich Cookies

These healthy desserts taste just as sinfully cocoa-filled as a devil's food cookie but with much less guilt.

Common Mommy Eating Traps

Get help losing the baby weight with these smart solutions for your post-natal diet dilemmas.