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!”

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!”

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”

Around the World In 80 Plates: Liguria, Italy

Captain Create is Genoa, on the famous Italian Riviera in Liguria learning how to make a pasta shape known as TROFIE. Its a hand-rolled pasta, and a lot of fun to make! Its name comes from a Greek word for “nourishment.” Trofie are almost always served with fresh basil pesto (Captain Create has a recipeContinue reading “Around the World In 80 Plates: Liguria, Italy”

Recipe of the Week: Create a Skillet Meal

When the whole family helps to plan the meal, the whole family will have more fun cooking and eating dinner together! Casseroles are an easy way to use up foods you already have on hand, or to take advantage of some leftovers. Getting everyone in the family involved also means they are more likely toContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Create a Skillet Meal”

Around the World in 80 Plates: Brazil for Feijoada and Pão de Queijo

Ola from Brazil! Today Captain Create is in Rio de Janeiro, the former capital of Brazil. In Colonial times, this coastal city was the hub of all commerce and activity because ocean travel was the only way to get in and out to go far away. (No airplanes in the 18th century!) As you canContinue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates: Brazil for Feijoada and Pão de Queijo”

Recipe of the Week: Whole Wheat Bread

Captain Create has a fun family recipe for you all to try this week, and his friend B has demonstrated it for us! Do you remember how many servings from the grains group you need try to eat each day? That’s right! 6 servings may sound like a lot, but one slice of sandwich breadContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Whole Wheat Bread”

Tip of the Week: Keep Beautiful Bananas

Bananas are a delicious serving of fruit, and an easy fruit to pack for lunch. They’re full of potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. No matter if they are green or so ripe the peels are brown and spotty, they are yummy in a lot of different recipes! Here are some tips to get theContinue reading “Tip of the Week: Keep Beautiful Bananas”

Around the World in 80 Plates: Juneau, Alaska

Alaska is a huge place, and there is no way to say “this one meal is the best Alaskan food”! There are five groups of Alaska Natives that are divided by the area they live. Today Captain Create is in Juneau, in the southeast, to see the ocean, tall mountains, a glacier, and to learnContinue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates: Juneau, Alaska”