Its that time again! Our friends over at Ag in the Classroom and Harvest of the Season have shared another tasty recipe with us! This lunch recipe is being served all across the state at select Utah public schools, and you can have it at home if you didn't get to try it in your… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Strawberry Spinach Salad
Celebrate Pi Day with Pie!
March 14 is Pi (π) Day, the annual celebration of a never-ending number—and Albert Einstein’s birthday, and also a great day to celebrate round foods that sound like Pi (aka pie!) Sweet and savory pies are tasty, and pizza pie is also an option! Ready to celebrate Pi Day? Keep reading to learn: 1- More about… Continue reading Celebrate Pi Day with Pie!
Recipe of the Week: Baked Spring Rolls
Spring is almost here, and every day the weather gets a bit warmer. Luckly it is not so hot outside that you don't want to turn on the oven to cook dinner! Spring is also a great time for spring rolls! Spring rolls are fun to make as a family, and there are a few… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Baked Spring Rolls
Around the World in 80 Plates: Spring in South Korea
Spring is getting closer every day! Captain Create has traveled to New Jersey to learn about a childhood favorite food of Korean Chef Judy Joo: the scallion pancake known as pajeon. When people think of spring, they usually thing of spring rain, which brings all the green things back to life after a cold winter.… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Spring in South Korea
Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Spinach & Mushroom Breakfast Wraps
Breakfast has often been labeled as the most important meal of the day, and that has lots of good reasoning behind it! Our friends at Harvest of the Season and Ag in the Classroom also know the importance of eating well to give your brain the power it needs to store and process all that… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Spinach & Mushroom Breakfast Wraps
Nutrition Tip of the Week: Try a New Whole Grain // Sorghum & Curried Carrot Salad
Remember when Captain Create shared all about whole grains with you? (Check it out here) It's important to eat a variety of foods from each of the MyPlate food groups, and sorghum is a naturally gluten free whole grain food that is sometimes called an Ancient Grain. It has been a popular food grain for… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: Try a New Whole Grain // Sorghum & Curried Carrot Salad
Around the World in 80 Plates: Prague, Czechia
Captain Create is back in Europe! This time she is in Czechia, in the capitol city of Prague. Like many countries in Europe, prehistoric humans lived here as long ago as the Paleolithic era, and many different tribes, dynasties, emperors, kings, and governments have fought over and ruled this land. Currently, Czechia is a parliamentary… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Prague, Czechia
Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Bean Burrito Bowl with Elote
Our Ag in the Classroom friends have a tasty recipe to share today, and its easy to make too! It can be made at home, or in bigger batches for parties, or eve school lunch! Its got all the good bits you usually find in a burrito, plus a tasty corn salad based on a… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Bean Burrito Bowl with Elote
Celebrate National Sticky Bun Day!
Sometimes, sweet treats just hit the spot, and making them by hand is a great way to spend time together as a family or group of friends, plus sweet treats always taste better when you have someone to share them with! This recipe calls for Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, which can be found at most… Continue reading Celebrate National Sticky Bun Day!
Recipe of the Week: Lentil Bolognese Sauce
Spaghetti night is one of the most loved nights of the week, and there are lots of tasty ways to prepare it! Bolognese sauce is really good, but takes a long time to slow cook to perfection. Sometimes we don't have time to cook all day, but never fear! Captain Create has a speedier version… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Lentil Bolognese Sauce
Around the World in 80 Plates: Cape Verde Islands
Captain Create has taken her balloon across the Atlantic to the Cape Verde Islands, 350 miles east off the coast of Senegal, Africa. They are very pretty islands with steep volcanic mountains, pretty blue water, and tasty food! These islands were colonized by Portuguese sailors as a stop during the peak of the slave trade,… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Cape Verde Islands
Nutrition Tip of the Week: Love those Beans!
Happy Valentine's Day! February is also American Heart Month so we've got some low-cholesterol recipes to share! We want to keep all the hearts in the family healthy and beating well for a long time! Captain Create loves to eat beans! They are an excellent source of protein from plants. Beans are high in minerals… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: Love those Beans!
Recipe of the Week: Game Day Snacks
Today Captain Create is making easy and healthy snacks to add to any party... lots of people are watching the Super Bowl today, and its one of the biggest snack days of the year! One thing Captain Create has learned about making food for parties is that if you make it, they will eat it.… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Game Day Snacks
Harvest of the Season: Breakfast Bowls for Kids to Cook!
Harvest of the Season and Captain Create have teamed up to bring an easy recipe for kids to cook on their own if they can stir and microwave by themselves that is full of vitamins, minerals, and protein! This prep-ahead breakfast only takes a minute or two to get ready, and just over a minute… Continue reading Harvest of the Season: Breakfast Bowls for Kids to Cook!
Tip of the Week: Eat in Season
Winter is a tough season for most fruits and vegetables, but not for citrus fruits! They grow in warmer places than Utah, like Southern California and Florida, but we still get to take advantage of all they have to offer us! The citrus family of fruit includes a lot of the usual fruit we expect,… Continue reading Tip of the Week: Eat in Season