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”

March is National Noodle Month! // Handmade Meatballs & Spaghetti

National Noodle Month is certainly worth celebrating with your favorite noodle recipe, and a few new ones too! Trying new things is a great way to add variety to your life and your diet. But how many different noodles could you try in a month? There are so many kinds; long ones, flat ones, fatContinue reading “March is National Noodle Month! // Handmade Meatballs & Spaghetti”

Around the World in 80 Plates: New Zealand // Pavlova

Captain Create has floated in his hot air balloon all the way around the world to New Zealand! This beautiful island nation is made up of 2 big islands — the North Island and the South Island —and over 700 smaller islands, but most of the people live on the northern island. New Zealand isContinue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates: New Zealand // Pavlova”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Plan for Snack Success

After school snacks are a big deal; learning all day uses a lot of energy! Captain Create has a few tips and tricks to make after school snack time less like a feeding frenzy on the savannah, and more like a quick stop in the kitchen before homework or play starts! Take a few minutesContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Plan for Snack Success”

Top 5 Ways to Upgrade a Can of Tuna!

Folks often overlook these little cans of tasty fish, and they are missing out on a lot of opportunity! Tuna in a can is easy to keep in your pantry, lasts a long time, is low-cost, and is a great source of low-calorie protein! There are an endless amount of recipes that take advantage ofContinue reading “Top 5 Ways to Upgrade a Can of Tuna!”

Recipe of the Week: Lime & Tuna Salad

February is National Snack Month, and this easy peasy snack is packed with protein to keep you going all afternoon, whether you’re on a hike, digging a garden, or doing trigonometry homework. You can serve it in crunchy lettuce leaves, on whole wheat crackers, or between two slices of toasted whole grain bread. Crack openContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Lime & Tuna Salad”

Captain Create’s Red Fruit Roundup

Happy Valentine’s Day! There are lots of easy ways to share the love today whether its a card, a hug, a bunch of flowers or something tasty to eat, there is always room for healthy snacks! Fruit always adds a sweet bite to any meal or snack, and red fruits in particular are full ofContinue reading “Captain Create’s Red Fruit Roundup”