Didn’t I Just Feed You?! is a candid weekly podcast about feeding our families -- because, man, kids need to eat a lot. And frequently too! Co-hosts Stacie Billis and Meghan Splawn dig into everything from the high highs and low lows of meal planning to coping with picky eaters, the joys of dining out with kids to real-life wellness for families, all with a mission to make family meal time more fun and less stressful for busy parents. Armed with culinary prowess, practical advice, guest experts ranging from celebrity chefs to everyday parents in the trenches (you know, the real experts), a microphone and, yes, sometimes whiskey, Stacie and Meghan make life as the family cook easier. Or at least funnier.
164: Halloween Dinner Ideas That Get the Job Done
No matter how you’re celebrating Halloween, one thing is true: it would be great to get a filling meal into everyone’s bellies before the candy onslaught. This year, we’ve got tons of homemade (and semi-homemade) options that cover everything from utilitarian meals that get the job done quickly to cute festive dinners to low-cook crowdpleasers for gathering with family and friends.
163: How to Cook Once, Eat Twice with Cassy Joy Garcia
There’s a magic strategy that lives between meal prepping and meal planning, and this week’s guest, Cassy Joy Garcia, has mastered it: cook once, eat twice. From a mindset shift to concrete strategies, we talk to Cassy about how to spend less time cooking while eating fresh homemade meals every night, no boring repeats.
162: Snack Ideas for Everyone, From Tots to Teens
The hardest part of feeding a kid — at any age! — is figuring out snacks. Snacking feels near-constant and can cost an arm and a leg. Yet it is an essential part of every person’s diet, so we’re going back to basics and brainstorming both homemade and store-bought snack ideas for all kids, from toddlers to teens.
161: Quick, Affordable Kitchen Updates with David Quarles IV
After 18 months of nearly constant cooking and eating at home, we’re looking to refresh our kitchens without spending too much time or money. From thoughts on organization to playing with color and decor, interior designer David Quarles IV shares simple ideas for breathing new life into a space that we have worn out.
160 What's In Our Grocery Carts For Back-to-School
The key to avoiding school lunch packing drudgery is not being more creative the morning of, but rather making sure that you’ve set yourself up for success. When your fridge and pantry are well packed with a variety of ingredients, it’s so much easier to stay inspired — or at least keep it fresh. This is our comprehensive list of what we put in our carts for back-to-school grocery shopping.
159 Use It Up: Late Summer Produce
In our new series Use It Up, we talk about how to make best use of ingredients that we tend to find lingering (maybe even languishing) in our fridges. First up, summer produce: It’s that time of year when we buy up the last of summer produce in an exuberant frenzy — without a plan. So now what with all that zucchini and basil?
As a mom, this is my every day dilemma!! What food to prepare for my family?!? But, thanks to this podcast! WooHoo!! Very informative and so amazing that it somehow lifts the burden of meal planning especially for the kiddos!!! Thumbs up!