Category Archives: wellness

Q and A with Dr. Karp \\ Sweet Laurel

My Snoo was one of the best gifts Nick and I received before we had Nico. The Snoo really worked wonders for Nico. Dr. Karp, the creator of the Snoo,  is an incredible doctor, and he sure knows how to help babies (and parents!) get their sleep. As month 6 rolled around and Nick and I began […]

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Coconut Lattes \\ Sweet Laurel

Lattes. Something I am passionate about and definitely something you’ll see lots of at Sweet Laurel Cake Shop! We’re getting really excited to open this summer, and as you can imagine I am recipe testing up a storm all things cake AND all things coffee! For the lattes here, I started with a coconut milk that I […]

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Paleo Energy Bites \\ Sweet Laurel

Mom needs energy! That’s something I’ve learned these past 11 months with the Nico boy! It usually happens like this: Baby is hungry, and you are hungry… At the same time. The only problem is mom only has one hand, because she’s feeding baby with the other hand (breastfeeding, bottle, spoon, etc). I designed this […]

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Grain Free Overnight Oats \\ Sweet Laurel

This is a spin off the ever popular ‘overnight oat’ breakfast scenario, minus the oats! I feel best eating 100% grain free, and all our recipes and baked goods at Sweet Laurel are grain free in entirety. This recipe uses shredded coconut and chia, making a delicious and nutritious breakfast, even Nico loves it! Paleo/Grain-Free […]

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Baby’s First Bone Broth \\ Sweet Laurel

I’ve been doing lots of research over the past few months in order to prepare for Nico’s transition into eating solid food. Nico is still about 98% breastmilk fed. He hasn’t been super into solids, but to me, that’s ok because I love nursing him! I’ve read a few books on the topic and consulted […]

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