Saturday December 20th 2014

‘Good Eats’ Archives

Make This Giraffe Sandwich for a Fun Lunch

Make This Giraffe Sandwich for a Fun Lunch

Looking for something fun to serve the kids for lunch tomorrow?  How about this cute little Giraffe sandwich.  It's an easy way to get some extra veggies into the kids.  And you can even let them help make their own sandwich. This is also a great little sandwich to serve for a jungle or zoo theme birthday party. For the Giraffe [...]

Chocolate Banana Pops- An Easy, Fast & Healthy Summer-time Ice Cream Treat

Chocolate Banana Pops- An Easy, Fast & Healthy Summer-time Ice Cream Treat

The days are getting hot.  It's only May, and in Virginia we are already reaching temperatures in the 80's and 90's - yikes!  In an effort to cool off, my kids have started requesting ice cream and Popsicles. I don't always have ice cream or Popsicles on hand, and even if I did, often the ice cream, and many of the frozen treats available, [...]

Snack Options for A Healthy After School Snack

Snack Options for A Healthy After School Snack

The summer is ending and the back to school frenzy is starting up. Moms nationwide are wondering, “What should I feed my kids for snack?” If your kids are like most, they come home from school and head straight to the kitchen. This is not surprising as many school lunch periods start as early as 10:30 am; these kids are ravenous after [...]

Remaking a Few Summertime Favorites- Quick, Easy, Healthy Summertime Meals- BLT Sandwiches

Remaking a Few Summertime Favorites- Quick, Easy, Healthy Summertime Meals- BLT Sandwiches

A BLT, salad and Watermelon are a super quick Summer meal perfect for Lunch or Dinner.  By making smart choices the BLT can be a healthy, low-fat sandwich. Start with the following ingredients: Whole Wheat Bread (2 slices per person)- Make sure you are choosing bread that is approximately 50 calories a slice. 1 Lettuce Leaf (1 per [...]

Skim Milk Might Be Making You Fatter

Skim Milk Might Be Making You Fatter

Gee, what a bummer.  How many of us have been drinking Skim milk instead of whole milk for ages?  Now, according to research in the American Journal of Medicine,  Walt Willetof the Harvard School of Public Health wrote "Diets high in fat do not appear to be the primary cause of the high prevalence of excess body fat in our society, and [...]

Fun Cinco de Mayo Sandwich

Fun Cinco de Mayo Sandwich

Yee Haw ! Let’s get ready for a Mexican Hat dance and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this fun Boot sandwich. This sandwich is a sure hit to celebrate the day. We included a pattern for the boot sandwich parts. Although this is not a difficult sandwich to make the angles need to be cut right to resemble a boot. Trust me. For the Boot: [...]

Veggie Layered Salad Recipe

Veggie Layered Salad Recipe

It is always easier to stick with salads when your presentation is as pretty as this layered salad.  Kids can even help make their own.  We love the color combination for a Spring or Summer salad.  This personal size salad can be served with a tiny serving of dressing on the plate or serve up a selection of dressings, all arranged on a plate [...]

St. Patrick Printable Cupcake Wrappers

St. Patrick Printable Cupcake Wrappers

Print these pretty green cupcake wrappers for your St. Patrick's Day party cupcakes.  A cute shamrock design and a trendy green design that can be used for any time of the year.  Your cupcakes will be the hit of the party! Print Shamrock cupcake wrappers. Print trendy green cupcake wrappers. Print Shamrock cupcake picks.

Tomato Mozzarella Heart Appetizer

Tomato Mozzarella Heart Appetizer

Fun for a party, this heart appetizer can be made from various veggies or fruits.  One of our favorite combos is mozzarella, tomato and basil, drizzled with balsamic vinegar.  Made into a heart shape, it’s a fun choice for a Valentine get-together. Kids can help:  Arrange the foods on the plate. Ingredients Cherry [...]

Make Calzone Hearts for a Fun Valentine’s Day Dinner

Make Calzone Hearts for a Fun Valentine’s Day Dinner

Kids will have fun helping to make these cute calzone hearts for dinner.  Filled with mozzarella cheese, turkey pepperoni and marinara sauce, these are a sure hit.  Add in the marinara dipping sauce and you can’t miss. Kids can help:  Filling the dough and crimping edges. Dough Ingredients 1 pkg yeast 1 Tbsp [...]

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