Tuesday September 23rd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘food’

Sweet Juicy Watermelon Is A Summer Treat

Sweet Juicy Watermelon Is A Summer Treat

Watermelon ... it's sweet, it's juicy and it is sooo Summer.  No picnic would be complete without a watermelon.   It's hard to believe that something this good could be so healthful.  But did you know that watermelon is not a fruit?  It is a vegetable!  It is related to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash. Filled with vitamins C and A, this [...]

Fun Pirate Party Sandwich- Pirate Themed Party Food

Fun Pirate Party Sandwich- Pirate Themed Party Food

Does your child love pirates?  Well how about making him a pirate sandwich for lunch or to pack in his school lunch or even make a group of pirate sandwiches for a pirate party (don't worry you can make them ahead of time). Watch the video to learn how to make this fun Pirate sandwich. For the Pirate: 2 slices white bread Red [...]

Black Bean and Salsa Soup

Black Bean and Salsa Soup

Black Bean and Salsa Soup Are you looking for a fast meal to make tonight?   This Black Bean and Salsa Soup is a favorite in my house!   My 2, 4, and 6 year olds all love this soup! Make this dinner and it will fast become a Kid Favorite Dinner at your house! You can make this Soup in less than 10 minutes and it only requires 2 main [...]

How to Pack Healthy Snacks for the Beach

How to Pack Healthy Snacks for the Beach

Summer is finally here and it’s time to hit the beach. But summer doesn’t give us the right to eat poorly. It’s important to stay healthy all year round. Relaxing at the beach is a great way to spend the day, but make sure you bring some healthy treats to share. Before you set out for a day at the beach, it’s always smart to plan ahead [...]

Shopping and Cooking from the Farmers’ Market, with the Kids

Shopping and Cooking from the Farmers’ Market, with the Kids

“My kids are so picky.”  “My son won’t eat anything green.”  “All she’ll eat is celery”.  The complaints from parents are endless and frustrating.  We all hope to have that kid who eats everything, without complaining, but does he really exist?  Probably not, but there are a few things we can do to expand kids’ horizons a [...]

Fun Summertime Party Sandwiches

Fun Summertime Party Sandwiches

We found some really cute sandwich ideas on ZiggityZoom and they are perfect for summer lunches.  The Flag sandwich will be perfect for next weekend, the 4th of July and it's super simple to make.  Your guests will be impressed. And if you need a fun food item for that next Birthday Party, the little Pirate sandwich or Princess sandwich will [...]

Tips to a Safe 4th of July Celebration

Tips to a Safe 4th of July Celebration

Every year many people, kids and adults, are rushed to the Emergency room on the 4th of July.  Some people just get into the moment celebrating and just don’t think.  Don’t let this be you or someone in your family.  Do some planning and follow these Tips to ensure a Safe holiday celebration this year. Follow good common sense when [...]

Parental Responsibility vs. Fast Food Giants

Parental Responsibility vs. Fast Food Giants

A county in California is set to ban toys in Happy Meals and other kids meals this summer. They say that the toys lure the children in to the restaurants and are contributing to childhood obesity. I hope they don’t do anything like that around here. I like Happy Meals just the way they are. And I’m tired of people blaming McDonald’s for [...]

Coconut Macaroons Recipe – Yummy Easy & Healthy

Coconut Macaroons Recipe – Yummy Easy & Healthy

Coconut. It's not only tasty but new research indicates that the essential oils in coconut may have an anti-viral effect. In fact, some researchers suspect that the measles virus is the responsible agent for triggering Crohn's disease and that coconut oil may be able to penetrate the shell casing of this virus. One way to get this healthy [...]

Easy Green Organic by Anna Getty: Book Review

Easy Green Organic by Anna Getty:  Book Review

Anna Getty, a well-known chef, TV personality, heiress and, last but not least,  mother ... loves great food made from fresh, organic and sustainably harvested ingredients.  Her new book,  Easy Green Organic, is not only a fabulous cookbook but it is also a fact-filled resource about green living, especially pertaining to being green in the [...]

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