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Tara

Tara
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Tara is mom to two energetic daughters Bianca and Iyla. Passionate about inspiring others to cook healthy, delicious and allergy-friendly food, she owns Yummy Sprout, which provides healthy culinary adventures through classes and more. Check out yummysprout.com. Tara has been featured in the Wisconsin State Journal and on Channel 3 WISC-TV on topics including “making your own baby food”, “cooking with kids” and “packing healthy school lunches”. She adores living in Madison and all it has to offer family life. Her favorite ways to spend time include messing up her kitchen while recipe testing, running, yoga, writing, painting, traveling and reading books with her girls.

Clementine Morning Smoothie

This smoothie is a beautiful way to wake yourself up and head out for your day. It may be a day filled with wrangling toddlers or endless meetings and it's bound to be day...

Hope When It’s Hopeless

I had a biology teacher that when asked by a classmate if he and his wife had kids replied with "we aren't having kids, we don't want to bring kids into a world like...

How to Survive Summer Home With Your Kids!

Ahh Summer, so awesome. The first week of lazy days is blissful and dreamlike. Somewhere in the second week, around the 432nd time you have been asked "what can I do? (insert long whine...

How to Wear 5 Summer Trends Without Feeling Ridiculous

According to the spring runways (which I know all mothers, like myself, definitely have time to follow closely - in between packing lunches, swim lessons and the the sleep we don't get) the top 5...

Easy Blender Pancakes

Ahh pancakes, is there any better way to start the day?? I don't think so. We love pancakes in our house, but with limited time in the morning it's only an option if it's...

Traveling with Food Allergies and Restrictions

Ahh....Vacation, the blissful joy of escape and adventure awaits. Then you remember you still have to clothe, feed and clean your offspring. Planning for a trip can be a real challenge and requires a...

Ch, Ch, Ch, Chia Pudding

One of my favorite things in the world is Chia Pudding. Yep, chia seeds are pure magic and you can easily turn them into a healthy and delicious pudding perfect for breakfast, snacks, the...

Christmas Morning Breakfast

Christmas morning can be a busy morning at our house, yet I always like to start the day with a good breakfast. Here is one of my favorite menus for Christmas morning, or really any...

Three Looks To Put On Repeat This Winter

Well it's official...Winter is here. Winter is here with all it's icy glory and temperatures are steadily dropping like it's hot, but it's not, because it's winter. Most of us here in the Midwest...

11 Ways to Create an Awesome Kid’s Table

I think my kiddos are finally old enough to take that leap to a kid's table for upcoming holiday family celebrations. They no longer need me to feed them (although the five year old...

Healthy(ier) Class Treats!

In our house it all starts with my daughters' birthdays in September and October, followed quickly by Halloween parties, harvest parties, winter holiday parties and keeps going form there. It's a long chain of treat...

I Should be Asleep Right Now…

I'm not sure if it's a "mom" thing or just a "being a grown-up" thing (or maybe just my own neurosis), but at night I often have trouble shutting off my brain when it's...