Shifting attitudes isn’t tough – it’s crazy tough. And when you’re talking about attitudes toward kid snack foods – that is the King of Crazy Tough. I stopped being naive when my son entered public school. My carrot-coated bubble was popped.
Halloween used to make me cringe. Now I think it is my favorite time of year to introduce new veggies and flavors to my kids. Anything green can become zombie related. Purple cabbage, sungold tomatoes, curly kale – they all become my allies. I can quickly turn them into something spooky or give it a […]
I can’t and won’t make everything from scratch. This may seem surprising. We make a lot of foods from scratch like mozzarella, paneer, bread, muffins, waffles, pancakes, crepes, granola, jams, jellies, applesauce, chutney, marinara, ketchup, salad dressing, chicken stock, and veggie stock. Heck, we even grind our own white whole wheat flour. But if I […]
This is a real day. I’m not sure who sanctioned this. However, my hunky husband reminds me every year. So, let’s get on with some Me Hearties, Scallywaging, and Land Lubbering. I don’t even know what that means. I hope I didn’t offend anyone. Arrrrrggg! I love these ideas for making simple or elaborate pirate-inspired […]