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”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Simple Swaps

Simple swaps are easy ways to add more nutrients to every bite of food you cook, and can happen in any recipe you already know and love! Swapping out an ingredient or snack for a healthier version is a great way to start making changes in your day without switching all your food for somethingContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Simple Swaps”

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day// Top 5 Ways to Upgrade a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

What a yummy holiday! Grilled cheeses are an American comfort food with as many versions as there are Americans, and each family has their favorite way to make them. Upgrading a simple grilled cheese to provide more nutrition per bite is as easy as adding a vegetable, protein, or even a fruit or two! WholeContinue reading “Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day// Top 5 Ways to Upgrade a Grilled Cheese Sandwich”

The Hunt for the Egg Salad Sandwich

Sandwiches have probably been eaten for as long as there has been bread, but the credit is sometimes given to John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718-1792) for the name “sandwich”. There is nothing left now but a rumor of how this happened. Apparently, he was a very busy man, and did not want toContinue reading “The Hunt for the Egg Salad Sandwich”

Tip of the Week: Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs are a delicious addition to any healthy diet! They are packed full of protein for our muscles, and vitamins and minerals to keep our insides working they way they are supposed to. The white and yolk of an egg has calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, B vitamins, and choline for us to enjoy.1 You canContinue reading “Tip of the Week: Hard Boiled Eggs”

Hawai’i Island, Hawai’i USA

Aloha! Captain Create is on the Big Island of Hawaii! We will go to Volcanoes National Park, the Northern “Valleys”, eat purple potato and coconut pie, and of course go to the beach! The islands of Hawai’i are packed with incredible beauty, fun, and great food! There is an active volcano you can visit, lotsContinue reading “Hawai’i Island, Hawai’i USA”

Around the World In 80 Plates: Irish Soda Bread in Ireland

What better place to spend St. Patrick’s Day than Ireland!? Its green and gorgeous, full of friendly people with a unique language and accent, and yummy food! Ireland is an island just east of Great Britain, and is known as the Emerald Isle. It has tall mountains and lush valleys filled with every shade ofContinue reading “Around the World In 80 Plates: Irish Soda Bread in Ireland”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Eat Green with Leprechaun Dip!

This week is St. Patrick’s Day, which is a great excuse to eat all the green fruits and veggies! There are more to green foods than a pretty color: Chlorophyll, (klor-a-fill) is what makes them appear green, and it is what soaks up the energy from the sun to feed the plants. Green colored fruitsContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Eat Green with Leprechaun Dip!”

Its Pineapple Season! How to cut a pineapple like a pro.

Eating fruits and veggies when they are “in season”, or when they are naturally ready based on the time of the year, is the when they are most cost effective and when they reach their full flavor! The USA grown pineapples usually come from the Hawaiian islands or Puerto Rico, but the largest worldwide producerContinue reading “Its Pineapple Season! How to cut a pineapple like a pro.”