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!
Nutrition Tip of the Week: Pick a Plant Protein!
Protein is an important part of everyone's diet! Protein is part of the building blocks in your body for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. They also are one of three nutrients that provide calories (aka energy). Growing children need protein to keep growing and learning! Where do we find protein? The easiest place to… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: Pick a Plant Protein!
Eat in Season: Figs
"Oh, bring us a Figgy Pudding, oh, bring us a Figgy Pudding, oh bring us a Figgy Pudding and a cup of good cheer!"... So the song says... but WHAT IN THE WORLD IS A FIGGY PUDDING?! Don't worry, Captain Create knows now, and has a recipe to share so you'll know too! Figs are… Continue reading Eat in Season: Figs
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!!
A Peach of My Heart // Perfect Peach Crisp
Have you ever met a peach you didn't like? I haven't! Peaches are one of the best fruits in the whole world...and they're growing right here in Utah! The natural sweetness of the peach makes a perfect base for a delicious fruity dessert. Let's get started! First, gather your ingredients! Peaches, oats, whole-wheat flour, honey,… Continue reading A Peach of My Heart // Perfect Peach Crisp
Patriotic Party // Watermelon Skewers
It's July and that means we get to celebrate AMERICA! Many families have traditions for the 4th of July. Some people run races, play games outside with their families, have barbecues, or watch fireworks! What are your favorite traditions? These watermelon skewers are a perfect way to honor America at your family party! You'll love… Continue reading Patriotic Party // Watermelon Skewers
Harvest Schedule // Kid-Approved Rhubarb Muffins
Lots of farmers markets in Utah will be selling rhubarb around this time of year! Rhubarb is a funny-looking vegetable that looks like pink celery. The stalks can be eaten plain, but most people like them best when they are baked into desserts like pies, cakes, or muffins. Here are a couple fun facts about… Continue reading Harvest Schedule // Kid-Approved Rhubarb Muffins
Creative Fruit Creations
The blog has a ton of fun recipes that use fruit. What one will you try next? Berry Banana Split Cantaloupe Freezie Apricot Fruit Leather Pineapple, Mango, Strawberry Salsa Solar Eclipse Smoothie Strawberry Sorbet Find more fruity creations under the Recipes tab!
Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark
On the last blog post we learned about the awesomeness of pomegranates and today we are creating a yummy treat with pomegranates! It may be chilly outside but that won't stop you and your family/friends from wanting to eat this frozen treat. The recipe today is called Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark - sounds and tastes… Continue reading Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark