‘New Mom’ Blueberry Zucchini Crumb Muffins!

'New Mom' Blueberry Zucchini Crumb Muffins | The Blossoming Bump

So, in the midst of stocking up my freezer for baby number 2 (stocking up is putting it lightly, this poor appliance is fit to burst!) I decided to branch out a little on the muffin front. I knew I needed something that would help with lactation for nursing Thing Two (why, hello raw oats and flax seed!), something I could … Read More

The Ultimate Freezer-Friendly Vegetable Lasagna

The Ultimate Freezer-Friendly Vegetable Lasagna | The Blossoming Bump

As the countdown to Thing Two’s arrival began to speed up (at least that’s how it seems in those last few weeks, am I right?), I decided to get my freezer cooking groove on once more, since it provides such a help with readying my family for the newborn chaos ahead. When our first was born I went all out with … Read More

6 Healthy and Easy Toddler Breakfasts! The Ultimate Recipe Round Up!

Healthy Toddler Breakfast Round-Up |The Blossoming Bump

We’ve all been there, haven’t we moms? It’s a busy weekday morning (or weekend coz let’s face it, they all blend into one nowadays) and the ultimate challenge appears once again – I need to feed my picky toddler fast and I need it not to be junk! Well, here are just a few of my favorite healthy and easy … Read More

Why Sugar Scares Me: Protecting My Kids from ‘Food’

Why Sugar Scares Me Protecting My Kids From 'Food' | The Blossoming Bump

I’ve considered myself a bit of a clean eating fanatic for a while now, though admittedly I’m still working on changing a few habits and making the best choices I (now) know to make. What can I say? There’s a whole lot of temptation out there and I’m only human. Not to mention, pregnancy seems to have weakened my resolve … Read More

Summer Sausage Hash Recipe

Summer Sausage Hash Recipe | The Blossoming Bump

An easy, fresh summer sausage hash recipe using colorful, seasonal produce! Healthy, delicious and OH SO appealing to the whole family, young and old!       Ingredients 1 lb Ground Pork Sausage (Top Tip: I like to get my meats and veggies from a local farmer’s market because the quality is just so stellar, and they add a little … Read More

Iced Lavender Mocha Recipe

Iced Lavender Mocha Recipe | The Blossoming Bump

There ain’t nothing like summer time to bring out the funky flavored iced coffees, am I right? Well if you like caffeine, creamy indulgent chocolate flavors and easy recipes, then this is the beverage for you!       Ingredients: 2 tbsp cup Cane Sugar 3 tbsp Cocoa Powder (I LOVE Cadbury’s Drinking Chocolate because, well, it appeals the the British in me!) … Read More

4 Simple Recipes for Sick Kids

4 Simple Recipes For Sick Kids | The Blossoming Bump

We all tend to feel a little helpless when our kiddos are under the weather, but worry not health conscious mamas! These 4 simple recipes for sick kids, can help you to pull out the big guns when it comes to tackling your little one’s coughs, colds, and tummy bugs, without you having to raid the (expensive and let’s face it, … Read More

Iced Mint Julip Coffee Recipe (Non-Alcoholic)

Iced Mint Julip Coffee Recipe Non Alcoholic | The Blossoming Bump

There ain’t nothing like summer time to bring out the funky flavored iced coffees, am I right? Well if you like caffeine, fresh citrus flavors and easy recipes, then this is the iced beverage for you!       Ingredients: 2 tbsp Cane Sugar 2 tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice (or 3-4 tbsp of old fashioned lemonade if you want to cheat a … Read More

3 Nutritious Summer Mocktails (Perfect for Pregnancy!)

Nutritious Summer Mocktails For Pregnancy | The Blossoming Bump

Just as that fantastic excuse for drinking one too many cocktails is upon us (AKA summer time), I find myself reeling in horror at not being able to partake in any refreshing tipples. Because I’m pregnant in the summer time. Again. But worry not deprived mamas-to-be! I’ve devised 3 super refreshing and nutritious summer MOCKtail recipes, that’ll have you hovering around … Read More