Around the World in 80 Plates: A Salsa Tour of Mexico!

We all know and love salsa, which is one of the most famous Mexican foods around the world. There are more salsa recipes than ever before, and it is easy to make a recipe your very own. Different states in Mexico have different salsa recipes because their land, food, and weather is different too. ThisContinue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates: A Salsa Tour of Mexico!”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Cook Once, Eat Twice!

Have you gotten stuck in a summer lunch rut already? It’s easy to do when your schedule changes and you don’t want to eat the same ham and cheese sandwich every day for lunch. Captain Create’s time saving tip that can help you spend more time enjoying the summer weather and less time cooking isContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Cook Once, Eat Twice!”

What’s For Dinner Wednesday- Veggie Pizzas!

Need a quick and easy dinner any kid can help put together!? How about a build-it-yourself pizza? If you have a pizza crust, then great! Use that! If that is not something you’ve got already, you could build mini pizzas on a flatbread or english muffin or even a bagel. Smaller humans love to helpContinue reading “What’s For Dinner Wednesday- Veggie Pizzas!”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Pick a Peck of Peas!

Peas are a spring fruit (yes! a fruit!) that add a bright green flavor and lots of nutrients to any dish they are in. They’re easy to grow and you can pick a whole lot in a hurry. How much is in a peck though?! A peck of peas is 31 cups! Many children (andContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Pick a Peck of Peas!”

It is National Cherry Cobbler Day!

We’d better make a cobbler to celebrate! Do you know what cobbler is? Cobbler is a fruit and dough dish that was created by the immigrants that moved to the American Colonies in the late 18th century.1 They were used to making suet puddings in England, but once they moved all the way across theContinue reading “It is National Cherry Cobbler Day!”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Get Ready for Rhubarb!

Rhubarb is a tart, sweet, and crunchy spring vegetable that tastes like nothing else. It is full of vitamins like C and A, as well as potassium, calcium and fiber. It grows in a lot of different states and countries all around the world, so almost anyone can try it out. Have you seen rhubarbContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Get Ready for Rhubarb!”

May The 4th Be With You // DIY Fruit Lightsabers

No matter whose side you’re on, these easy and yummy fruit lightsabers are a great way to use the force on this silly, but very important, pop culture holiday. You can make the lightsaber of your favorite character, or join a side based on how tasty their color is, and don’t forget the dip! ThisContinue reading “May The 4th Be With You // DIY Fruit Lightsabers”

Find Foods that are In Season // Strawberries

Its getting warmer and the days are getting longer, which means spring fruits and veggies are here! An easy way to get all the nutrition and flavor of your favorite foods at a lower cost is to find fruits and veggies that are in IN SEASON. In season means that they are growing at theirContinue reading “Find Foods that are In Season // Strawberries”