Getting into the festive spirit of any holiday is so much fun! St. Patrick’s Day is all about GREEN from clothing to hair accessories to jewelry, and of course, food! It is possible to get your whole family into the green spirit without using any artificial food dyes or other unhealthy ingredients. Have a happy MORE »
PIZZA!!!! That’s the only word I tend to hear these days whenever I ask my husband and Kenya what they want for dinner. Our newest Sunday night tradition has become making homemade pizzas together as a family, and it’s so much fun. One of Kenya’s favorite parts is getting to choose the toppings for his MORE »
Many people are leaving meat out of their diets these days. Wether you’re an avid Meatless Monday participant, a Lent observer, or living a vegetarian lifestyle, these sandwiches will help fill your child’s lunchbox and their tummies with nutritious school lunch fair while never compromising on flavor and fun!
Whether you’re making garlic bread for your favorite family dinner, chicken with 40 garlic cloves, or buckets of hummus, you’re going to need lots of peeled garlic. Watch this video for a fun kitchen tip from my son, Kenya, and myself! That’s it! 1 entire bulb of garlic, 2 metal bowls, and a 10-second workout! MORE »
I’m sure everybody has had their fill of candies and sweet treats this week; I know we have in my house! Even this morning, the day after Valentine’s Day, my kids were asking for chocolate and candy and puff pastry berry hearts! To combat this eagerness for sweets, my husband and I have decided to MORE »
These days I seem to come across more and more parents who have become vegan and are raising their kids to be vegan as well. They are not alone. Veganism is certainly becoming more popular. Even former President Bill Clinton is one! Being a vegan doesn’t mean that all you can eat for the rest MORE »
Finding gluten-free foods, especially sweet treats, can be a challenge at times. But just because you have a food intolerance or allergy doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun! Here are a few gluten-free goodies that are perfect for satisfying that sweet tooth any time of day!
Kenya and Chloe were understandably hesitant when I placed these strange towers of lettuce, beans, chicken and guacamole in front of them. So I took two extra tostadas, put one on top of each salad and told the kids to smash them down so that the shell would break apart over everything.
I have a hard time describing the anxiety and frustration I feel in the morning when I have a million things to do but still need to feed the kids something substantial and relatively healthy and also pack them a nutritious and balanced lunch. Muffins have become a mainstay of our freezer lately. With a MORE »
We’re big fans of soup in this house — and I mean all of us. I love anything with vegetables, Kenya thinks drinking soup out of a cup is a blast and my husband is into anything that’s healthy and keeps his waistline in check. These recipes fit the bill for all of us, especially MORE »