Spooky Fruits // Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins

Are you and your friends hungry for an after-school snack? These spooky fruit creations will do just the trick! You’ll need some oranges, celery, bananas, and chocolate chips. Next, peel the oranges and bananas. Then, thinly slice the celery into small sticks and cut the bananas in half. Place two chocolate chips for ghost eyesContinue reading “Spooky Fruits // Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins”

Craving Something Sweet // Happy National Dessert Day!!

It’s National Dessert Day, and that is cause for celebration! Desserts come in many shapes, sizes, and flavors. They are typically a special addition eaten at the end of a meal. We like to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and other important events with sweet treats. While it wouldn’t be healthy to have dessert for breakfast, lunch,Continue reading “Craving Something Sweet // Happy National Dessert Day!!”

Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars

Nothing screams FALL quite like some pumpkin flavored goodies! Using pumpkin puree is tasty and healthy. When you use the puree, you can use less oil or butter in your recipe. The best part is that you won’t notice one bit! Today we’re going to make some soft and chewy Pumpkin Granola Bars. These areContinue reading “Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars”

More Herbs, Less Salt! // Cilantro Guacamole

Using herbs is a fun way to flavor your food! Herbs are typically the leaves of small plants. You can buy them fresh or dried and put them on just about anything you eat! Here are some fun facts you should know about herbs. In the United States we pronounce “herbs” without the ‘h’ (soContinue reading “More Herbs, Less Salt! // Cilantro Guacamole”

Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles

Many of you have started school this week and are probably wondering what to eat for breakfast! Getting out the door on time can be tricky, but having quick breakfasts on hand will make it easier. One of our favorite breakfasts to have on hand is waffles! Aaaaand, since it’s national waffle day, we figuredContinue reading “Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles”

Potato, Po-Ta-Toe // Rainbow Nachos

Many people are confused by the potato. Is it a vegetable, a grain, or a fruit? Are potatoes healthy or unhealthy? In honor of the potato’s national holiday, let’s dig a little deeper into the topic. Potatoes are part of the “starchy” vegetable group. Starchy vegetables have more carbohydrates than other vegetables. Carbohydrates give ourContinue reading “Potato, Po-Ta-Toe // Rainbow Nachos”

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! // A Celebration of the Sandwich

Did you know today is National Sandwich Day? The sandwich’s holiday is well-deserved. Sandwiches are not only tasty, but come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors! Some sandwiches are hot, some are cold. Some are made for breakfast and others for dinner! Making sandwiches is simple! All you need are 4 basic ingredients:Continue reading “Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! // A Celebration of the Sandwich”

Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

It’s National Zucchini Day, which means we get to celebrate with one of my all-time favorite recipes…chocolate chip zucchini muffins! It’s about this time of year people start to wonder what they can do with all the zucchini growing in their garden. It’s not uncommon to see neighbors gifting (and re-gifting!) their zucchini squash toContinue reading “Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins”

Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie

If you’ve been outside lately, you know it’s been warm! Nothing beats the heat quite like a cool, fruity drink. This recipe won’t disappoint, and you can make it all by yourself! All you need are two simple ingredients – milk and frozen orange juice concentrate! You’ll want to let the orange juice concentrate sitContinue reading “Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie”

You Are What You Beet // Pink Risotto

When you visit the farmers’ market this month, you’ll likely see large bunches of beets with bright pink stalks and giant leaves! Beets are a great source of folate, potassium, fiber, and vitamin C. Beets get their vibrant pink/red color from an antioxidant called “betalain.” Betalains help protect good cells in your body that keepContinue reading “You Are What You Beet // Pink Risotto”