Captain Create Bakes a Carrot Cake While the Easter Bunny seems to have an affinity for leaving chocolate and jelly beans, real bunnies prefer carrots, and so does Captain Create! Carrot cake is easy to make, and with whole grain flour, currants or raisins, and all the carrots, its got a lot in it to… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Carrot Cake!
Recipe Of The Week: Fruit Easter Bunnies!
This cute, fun, and easy recipe is sure to be a hit with the family! Next week is Easter, can you believe it? I am so excited for the chance to celebrate this holiday, as well as the opportunity to make good food and share it with those I love. This snack is a great… Continue reading Recipe Of The Week: Fruit Easter Bunnies!
Around the World in 80 Plates: Singapore
Welcome to Singapore! It is a country full of people and food from around the world, along with a few locals. Singapore is an island country at the southern tip of Malaysia. Since Singapore is basically a city on an island, they must either catch or import much of its food needs. They simply don't… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Singapore
Nutrition Tip of the Week- Add an Onion
Onions do not get as much hype as some of the other, more popular veggies like peas and carrots, but they are a favorite of chefs and cooks around the world. They have been around for a looonnnnnggg time... like Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses IV was buried with onions in his eye sockets, and onions have… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week- Add an Onion
Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Strawberry Spinach Salad
Its that time again! Our friends over at Ag in the Classroom and Harvest of the Season have shared another tasty recipe with us! This lunch recipe is being served all across the state at select Utah public schools, and you can have it at home if you didn't get to try it in your… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Strawberry Spinach Salad
Celebrate Pi Day with Pie!
March 14 is Pi (π) Day, the annual celebration of a never-ending number—and Albert Einstein’s birthday, and also a great day to celebrate round foods that sound like Pi (aka pie!) Sweet and savory pies are tasty, and pizza pie is also an option! Ready to celebrate Pi Day? Keep reading to learn: 1- More about… Continue reading Celebrate Pi Day with Pie!
Recipe of the Week: Baked Spring Rolls
Spring is almost here, and every day the weather gets a bit warmer. Luckly it is not so hot outside that you don't want to turn on the oven to cook dinner! Spring is also a great time for spring rolls! Spring rolls are fun to make as a family, and there are a few… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Baked Spring Rolls
Around the World in 80 Plates: Spring in South Korea
Spring is getting closer every day! Captain Create has traveled to New Jersey to learn about a childhood favorite food of Korean Chef Judy Joo: the scallion pancake known as pajeon. When people think of spring, they usually thing of spring rain, which brings all the green things back to life after a cold winter.… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Spring in South Korea
Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Spinach & Mushroom Breakfast Wraps
Breakfast has often been labeled as the most important meal of the day, and that has lots of good reasoning behind it! Our friends at Harvest of the Season and Ag in the Classroom also know the importance of eating well to give your brain the power it needs to store and process all that… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Spinach & Mushroom Breakfast Wraps
Nutrition Tip of the Week: Try a New Whole Grain // Sorghum & Curried Carrot Salad
Remember when Captain Create shared all about whole grains with you? (Check it out here) It's important to eat a variety of foods from each of the MyPlate food groups, and sorghum is a naturally gluten free whole grain food that is sometimes called an Ancient Grain. It has been a popular food grain for… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: Try a New Whole Grain // Sorghum & Curried Carrot Salad
Around the World in 80 Plates: Prague, Czechia
Captain Create is back in Europe! This time she is in Czechia, in the capitol city of Prague. Like many countries in Europe, prehistoric humans lived here as long ago as the Paleolithic era, and many different tribes, dynasties, emperors, kings, and governments have fought over and ruled this land. Currently, Czechia is a parliamentary… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Prague, Czechia
Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Bean Burrito Bowl with Elote
Our Ag in the Classroom friends have a tasty recipe to share today, and its easy to make too! It can be made at home, or in bigger batches for parties, or eve school lunch! Its got all the good bits you usually find in a burrito, plus a tasty corn salad based on a… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe Highlight: Bean Burrito Bowl with Elote
Celebrate National Sticky Bun Day!
Sometimes, sweet treats just hit the spot, and making them by hand is a great way to spend time together as a family or group of friends, plus sweet treats always taste better when you have someone to share them with! This recipe calls for Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, which can be found at most… Continue reading Celebrate National Sticky Bun Day!
Recipe of the Week: Lentil Bolognese Sauce
Spaghetti night is one of the most loved nights of the week, and there are lots of tasty ways to prepare it! Bolognese sauce is really good, but takes a long time to slow cook to perfection. Sometimes we don't have time to cook all day, but never fear! Captain Create has a speedier version… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Lentil Bolognese Sauce
Around the World in 80 Plates: Cape Verde Islands
Captain Create has taken her balloon across the Atlantic to the Cape Verde Islands, 350 miles east off the coast of Senegal, Africa. They are very pretty islands with steep volcanic mountains, pretty blue water, and tasty food! These islands were colonized by Portuguese sailors as a stop during the peak of the slave trade,… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Cape Verde Islands