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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.

Madison Area Coffee Shops #DrinkLocal

Today is National Coffee Day! Who doesn't love an extra excuse for a cup of Joe (or 2... or 3)?! To make it easy for you to celebrate this National Holiday (yes - it...

Hot Mess Mama Hacks

  I'll admit it, I like somewhat having it together, but in all honesty I'm a hot mess mama plenty of days. I have come to terms with the fact that no one has it all...

Easy Homemade Spa Products

From cracked cuticles to dry, over-styled hair to mom-tired skin I am no stranger to needing a spa day (or 3).  Here are a few recipes to give yourself a spa day at home....

Shamrock Shake Re-Mix

Shamrock shakes, they come once a year and most people hate them or LOVE them. Partly it's the novelty and partly it's the minty- sweet- creaminess that livens up the sometimes dreary month of March. What...

The Thing About Beauty

  Beauty. What is it? What is it when it pertains to our daughters, to our nieces, to our grand-daughters? In today's world beauty is so defined. So rigid and unforgiving. A certain coloring. A...

Healthy Homemade Chocolates

  A box full of chocolates is often full of a lot of other things {besides chocolate} like artificial flavors, dyes, preservatives and other additives. I created this recipe last year and it made a...

Mommy and Me Date Ideas

Regardless if you have one child, two children or minivan full of little ones... carving out one on one time with each child can be a wonderful way to connect with your children and...

Chocolate Pomegranate Bark

  Ingredients: 2 cups Chocolate Chips (I use these) pinch Cinnamon 1-2 Tbsp Pomegranate Seeds Melt the chocolate chips on the stove over low heat or in a glass dish in the microwave, stirring every 3o seconds. Once the...

Holiday Wardrobe Refresh

With the holidays approaching most of us want to look our best for the busy season. Here are five fabulous looks you can create with stuff you already have in your wardrobe and only...

Five Ways To Teach Your Kids About Giving

As the holidays approach it can be easy to get swept up in the gifts and happy chaos of the season. Children learn the receiving end young and it's wonderful to hear their sheer delight as...

THAT Mom

I’m going to cut to the chase…as moms we judge. We do. Not externally, not necessarily in a hurtful way but we do. Part of becoming who you are as a mom and re-finding...

Apple Pinecones

This is a fun recipe that is almost too pretty to eat. I said "almost" because one bite and you'll gobble them up.  A perfect recipe with kids!  We made them this summer at...