Meal Planning & Cooking Tips

How to Make Family Meals Happen

Make family meals happen more often in your home with these tips! When I was growing up, I remember most weeknights sitting at the dinner table eating with my mom and brother with another setting placed at my father’s seat, ready for him to come home from work. (At this point my older sister was already away at college). After…

Top 5 Meal Prep Food Safety Tips

Keep your family safe and healthy with these five meal prep food safety tips. It’s no surprise that I’m passionate about meal planning and meal prep – if you get my newsletter you hopefully received my meal planning e-book, and if you visit Small Bites by Jessica on a regular basis, you have seen my Menu Plan Monday posts on…

Your Ultimate Guide to Back to School Meal Planning

Get ready for back to school meal planning with these healthy and fun recipes, meal ideas, and tips for kids of all ages. After a speedy summer, it’s time once again to head back to school! With the rush to buy notebooks, crayons, markers, and new backpacks, we almost forget to prepare school lunches and snacks in advance. As you…

Choline: What Is It and How to Get Enough

Find out how to get enough choline and why everyone needs it in the diet, especially moms and moms to be. This post was sponsored by Balchem, a nutritional ingredient supplier. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. When I was thinking about having children and finally pregnant with my…

10 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

Get healthy and delicious meals on the table all week long with these 10 meal planning tips for busy families. If you’ve followed along with me for a while now, you know that I’m an avid meal planner. I consistently share my weekly Menu Plan Monday posts here on the blog, as well as on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest….

Menu Plan Monday: April 3, 2017

Get the latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday all in one place! Latest Happenings: Hope you had a great weekend! We’re finally seeing some spring-like temperatures in New York, which was so nice. I’m excited to get cooking with spring produce like asparagus and peas, and my girls were excited to get outside…

Menu Plan Monday: March 13, 2017

Make menu planning easier with Gatheredtable, plus the latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Happy Monday! How was your weekend? We had a fun weekend celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim – sort of like Halloween in that the kids get dressed up and get loads of candy. Here are…