Tropical Smoothie

Tropical smoothie 3 Servings (6 cups) This is the perfect grab and go weekday breakfast for the summer. It also makes a wonderful, healthy treat for an afternoon snack. My son will always grab for “Mommies Cup” so this is a fun way for us both to be cruising down the neighborhood drinking from our…

Skirt Steak Salad

Skirt Steak Salad Serves 2 I love this salad for dinner. It makes me feel like I’m having a date with my husband even if we haven’t secured a sitter and aren’t going any further than the backyard. We used to order it at one of our favorite restaurants in Brooklyn, but I’ve found it…

Chili Popcorn

Chili Popcorn Makes 4-6 snack portions, 1 Aurora portion Anyone who knows me, knows of my deep obsession with popcorn. I don’t have to be pregnant to devour a bag on my own in one sitting. This chili topping is one of my favorites, which brings me back to days at my old apartment watching…

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche 6 servings This recipe is the best way to get my toddler son to eat broccoli. Quiche makes a great breakfast, lunch or dinner and there are so many awesome combinations that you could make it different every time. I love to make this when I have company or want to switch…

French Toast with Warm Cherry Compote

I was so excited to see cherries at my neighborhood fruit stand. I remember growing up as a child in Seattle when the┬ábing cherries would be in season. We had huge trees in our neighborhood that would be carefully picked of their precious faire. Our bing cherry guy would be out at his stand with…

Ramen Chicken Salad

Chicken Ramen Salad (serves 3-4) This is the perfect weekday grab and go salad. My toddler loves to pick out and munch on the noodles and for a working mom, its just perfect to be able to make a batch of something and get several lunches done with one easy preparation. Major bonus is that…

Strawberry Lime Popsicles

It is soooo popsicle weather! Popsicles are really awesome when you are starting a family, whether you are pregnant and want a healthy treat, breastfeeding and want to cool off, soothing a teething baby (no sugar/breastmilk pops) or giving a toddler a sweet snack,┬áthere are so many great reasons to indulge! Popsicle molds are readily…

Ginger Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

This is such a wonderful dinner. I make it extra saucey because for me that makes it extra delicious. My husband loves it as does my toddler (though he opts for the tender bits of chicken and ripe pineapple slices in sauce). Ginger Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry 4 Servings Sauce: 2 tablespoons fish sauce 3…

Dear New Mom/Dad

The idea for Milk 2 Table came from the fact that feeding your family during the first year just shouldn’t be SO HARD! I was constantly starving as I tried to introduce my son to a rainbow of homemade, organic fruit and vegetable purees which he often seemed to care less about.