Tips and Recipes

Healthy Eating: Week 6, Curry (#52NewFoods) February 13 2012, 5 Comments

Slow Cooker Curry The Family DinnerWinter days call for cozy meals. Load up the healthy ingredients, relax and get ready to enjoy a wholesome, easy dinner that will have your whole family eating healthy -- Slow Cooker Curry from The Family Dinner.

Healthy Eating: Week 5, Sunbutter (#52NewFoods) February 06 2012, 3 Comments

No Peanut ButterNo bake, nut-free cookies that kids can cook! Paired with a sweet touch of honey and wholesome oats, these protein power bites are the new lunchbox regulars at our house.

Healthy Eating: Week 4, Spinach (#52NewFoods) January 29 2012, 0 Comments

spinachPlanted firmly toe to toe, it was a piercing stare down contest of epic proportions. Two unrelenting, iron wills: Spinach vs. my picky eater. What’s a mom to do?

Healthy Eating: Week 3, Mandarin Oranges (#52NewFoods) January 23 2012, 2 Comments

healthy eating mandarin orangesGung Hay Fat Choy! Many mouth-watering foods are part of the Chinese New Year celebration, but Mandarin Oranges always top our list of favorites. Ambassadors of prosperity and good luck, Mandarin Oranges are the perfect food to ring in a New Year filled with healthy eating adventures!

A Colorful, Asian-Inspired Lunch Menu! August 18 2011, 0 Comments

This is an easy and colorful lunch. Most of the food can be prepared with your kids the night before, including the rice and the Tamago, making morning time assembly a breeze.

It's a Wrap! August 06 2011, 0 Comments

Wraps are a huge hit in our house. PB&J wraps, chicken with avocado, eggs and cheese. The possibilities are endless. Let the kids choose the ingredients and make the rolls themselves -- it's fun and super easy. Choose whole wheat tortillas if you can. 

The Un-Cobb Salad July 27 2011, 1 Comment

Un-Cobb Salad from Simply RecipesMy daughter selected Romaine lettuce this week as the new food she'd like to try to 2x her points! We'll give Simply Recipe's un-Cobb salad a try...lots of things to like in this one! 

Asparagus Frittata July 26 2011, 0 Comments

Asparagus Frittata from Simply RecipesThis recipe brings back fond memories for me. My gram used to make it with Ricotta cheese instead of Gruyere. Equally yummy. Thanks Simply Recipes for another tasty, healthy, kid-friendly recipe: Asparagus Frittata!

Beef Kebabs from Simply Recipes July 22 2011, 1 Comment

Beef Kebabs from Simply RecipesKebabs are a fun and easy way to mix it up for the kids. You can also get all 5 colors on one stick :) Thanks to Simply Recipes for this tasty recipe: Beef Kebabs.

Mark Bittman's Simplest and Best Shrimp July 22 2011, 0 Comments

This easy and tasty recipe is one your kids can make! Mark Bittman's Simplest Shrimp

Summer Zucchini Bread from Simply Recipes! July 08 2011, 0 Comments

Zucchini Bread from Simply RecipesAnother yummy recipe from Simply Recipes: Lemon Rosemary Zucchini Bread!

2x your points with Miso! July 02 2011, 0 Comments

An easy ingredient to use with everything from fish to veggies: Miso!