Fun at the Farmers Market

Do you like fresh fruit and vegetables? Free samples? Locally made goods? Do you like having a good time? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, visit your local farmers market! Going to the farmers market is a win-win situation – you have a good time and the local community is supported.Continue reading “Fun at the Farmers Market”

Lentil Hummus

As people always say “hummus where the heart is” – or something like that. Hummus is typically made with chickpeas but its always fun to try something different! Today’s recipe is hummus made with lentils. I can only imagine that after the last blog post you’ve been dying for a recipe that uses lentils ­čśëContinue reading “Lentil Hummus”

Add Lentils To Your Life!

Any ideas on what section of MyPlate lentils would go in? I’ll give you a hint – lentils are considered legumes (all beans are in the legume family). Legumes are a good source of …… protein!┬áLentils may be small but they’re a great source of protein. To learn more about protein specifically, click here. LentilsContinue reading “Add Lentils To Your Life!”

Tomato Mozzarella Sandwich

Now that we know all about mozzarella, lets try it out in a recipe! This is a tasty and easy recipe that also doesn’t take very long. Enjoy!! Gather the ingredients. You’ll need mozzarella (any type will work), tomatoes, bread, olive oil, basil (I used dried basil but it would be good with fresh), salt,Continue reading “Tomato Mozzarella Sandwich”

Mouthwatering Mozzarella

Do you develop an Italian accent when you say the word mozzarella or is that just me? Either way, its a fun word to say and a tasty food to eat! Mozzarella is a dairy product, click here to learn more about the benefits of eating dairy. Mozzarella comes from Italy and is made outContinue reading “Mouthwatering Mozzarella”

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo (May 5th), which is a celebration of Mexico’s military victory over the French in 1862. Mexico was in a time of weakness because they were unable to pay debts to some European countries. The French decided that this would be a good time to establish an empire in Mexico. TheContinue reading “Happy Cinco De Mayo!”

Apple-y Ever After

Hello, hello! It’s a brand new week with a new set of family mealtime fun! Comment below and tell me how many meals you have done so far this month with your family! Also how many bingo squares have you done?? While you are celebrating all of this family mealtime fun, lets highlight our nextContinue reading “Apple-y Ever After”