Recipe of the Week: Green Pea & Couscous Salad

Some salads are not lettuce salads, and that is okay! Salad is a very useful word that covers a lot of tasty foods! Captain Create has an easy to make, and easy to eat salad that doesn’t have any lettuce in it! Green peas are fresh and tasty in the spring, so go ahead andContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Green Pea & Couscous Salad”

Recipe of the Week: Chili Lime Chickpea Salad

This week the weather is beginning to warm up in a hurry, even with all that wind! One way to combat the heat this coming summer is with a simple, but very tasty, salad. Chickpeas have protein and carbohydrates to give you energy and keep you going, and the rainbow of veggies taste great! ChiliContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Chili Lime Chickpea Salad”

Try Something New During National Salad Month!

It is May already! Welcome to National Salad Month! Salads are a tasty addition to meals, or can even be a meal all by themselves! You can combine fresh and cooked vegetables, grains, fruit, or even add meat to a salad and see what you get. There are no rules! What kinds of salad doContinue reading “Try Something New During National Salad Month!”

Recipe of the Week: Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups

Melty cheese is a tasty way to stick foods from each food group together! This week Captain Create has an easy, high-protein snack to fill you up and keep you going until mealtime. This is another easy make-ahead recipe for your meal prep weeks when you know its going to be busy! Make a batch,Continue reading “Recipe of the Week: Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups”

Recipe of the Week: Bake a Loaf of Bread

While the cheese may be the star of a grilled cheese sandwich, the bread is the structure that makes it all possible! This year for National Grilled Cheese Month, consider making your own whole wheat bread for your easy, and healthy, grilled cheese sandwich. Whole grains provide long-lasting energy, plus fiber, vitamins, and minerals thatContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Bake a Loaf of Bread”

Around the World in 80 Plates: Cheddar, England

Since it is National Grilled Cheese Month, Captain Create has traveled all the way to southwesteren England to visit the town of Cheddar. Guess what they make here? That’s right! Cheddar cheese is named after the town of Cheddar, in Somerset, where it was originally made. It has hills for cows to roam and eatContinue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates: Cheddar, England”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Top 5 Ways to Upgrade a Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month?! Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of the most famous comfort foods in the United States, and lots of kids grow up eating them. They’re a quick and easy lunch or dinner with tomato soup and a salad, but there are lots of ways to addContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Top 5 Ways to Upgrade a Grilled Cheese Sandwich!”

Recipe of the Week: Dragon Noodles with Lime Shrimp

Ready for an easy weeknight meal that is a little bit different, but not so different the whole family will be too chicken to try it? Today, Captain Create has a recipe for Dragon Noodles! They originated in the Shandong Province in China, and are named that because the long thin noodles look a bitContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Dragon Noodles with Lime Shrimp”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Eat in Season // Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad

The clocks have changed and spring is coming closer and closer! This means new-grown vegetables, longer days, and more time outside to play! Easy and healthy meals that you can make ahead and enjoy all week are a spring and summer staple. Spend more time outside and less time in the kitchen with a littleContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Eat in Season // Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad”

Recipe of the Week: Peanut Noodles

Try these easy peanut noodles this weekend for a plate full of tasty protein and whole grains. Whole wheat noodles are packed with vitamins and minerals from the bran, and energy too! You can swap out the meat for anything you like, including non-meat protein options like beans or tofu, though the peanuts are aContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Peanut Noodles”