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
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
Autumn has officially begun, and that means the beginning of one of Captain Create's favorite seasons: SOUP SEASON! Warm days, pretty leaves, and crisp evenings make autumn ideal for serving soup for dinner. Not only can all cooks take advantage of all the harvest has to offer, cooks can also cook once and eat twice!… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Farro Soup
This week Captain Create has a tasty snack recipe for you that is bright pink and packed with nutrition! Family Mealtime Month is a great time to try out new fun recipes, and help build healthy habits for the whole family. This tasty Roasted Beet & Bean dip recipe will help everyone (even the grown… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Roasted Beet & Bean Dip
This week, Captain Create was gifted an eggplant from a neighbor's garden. What in the world do you do with an eggplant?! The Italians have lots of great ideas, because eggplants grow really well there. From grilled slices, to layers in lasagna, to crispy fritters, eggplant is part of Italian summer cuisine almost as much… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Pasta alla Norma
Does your store have an Ugly Food bin? Mine does, and I find all sorts of treasures there for a lower price! This time I found ugly Bartlett pears. There's nothing wrong with the nutrition or flavor of ugly food, it just doesn't look like the picture perfect food that stores like to have on… Continue reading Recipe of the Week : Pear-fect Glazed Chicken
Mornings are still a little bit wild at our house, so to get ready for homework time, we make a good breakfast! The smallest person at our house loves running the blender because she gets to push the buttons, and I love smoothies because there are NO RULES! We do have some suggestions to keep… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Create a Smoothie!
Does your store look like mine this week?! We stayed home and made up dinner from random stuff we had in our cupboard, and you can too! Cooking without a recipe can be a little bit scary, so its easiest to start with something you know and change it just a little bit. Since the… Continue reading Recipe of the week: Black Bean Tacos