Everything is Peachy!

Question: What did the peach say when another peach made it mad? Answer: You want a peach of me??   😆 For some reason peaches don’t strike me as the type of fruit to become angry. Sometimes the word peach/peachy is used as an adjective that describes something good or positive. Have you ever heard someone […]

Green Bean Fries

Some lean, mean, and green string beans are about to be transformed into fries! You might be mostly familiar with fries eaten at a fast food restaurant but, believe me when I say, you’re going to want to familiarize yourself with these green bean fries. They’re delicious! This time of year green beans are growingContinue reading “Green Bean Fries”

Make a Splash!

There’s not much time left before school starts! With these last few summer days make sure to spend time having fun. 🙂 It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about physical activity. Do you remember how time is recommended to spend doing physical activity each day? It’s recommended that kids are physically active forContinue reading “Make a Splash!”

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Who doesn’t love pizza? I can’t think of anyone! Pizza is also a lot of fun to make, which is why today’s recipe is pizza with a little twist. Zucchini Pizza Bites are tiny pizzas with zucchini instead of pizza dough! Your taste buds will go crazy when you eat these pizza bites. For thisContinue reading “Zucchini Pizza Bites”

Zesty Zucchini

The zucchini itself may not be zesty (a word that means energetic/lively) but its delicious taste might make you feel zesty. Zucchini is a squash grown during the summer, which makes it a summer squash, opposed to a winter squash. Zucchinis can get really big if they’re left on the vine too long. The largestContinue reading “Zesty Zucchini”

Apricot Fruit Leather

You’ve probably seen or tasted fruit leather or fruit roll-ups from the grocery store but did you know that they’re easy to make at home? Not only is homemade fruit leather easy, it’s also really tasty. This recipe stays in the oven for a long time so it’s a good idea to make this onContinue reading “Apricot Fruit Leather”

A+ for Apricots

How do you pronounce apricot? Ape-ricot or App-ricot? I don’t think there is a right answer. However you say apricot doesn’t change the fact that they’re a delicious fruit! An apricot is considered a drupe. Drupe sounds like a funny word but it actually just means, a fruit that has a pit. Cherries and peachesContinue reading “A+ for Apricots”

Simple and Sweet Corn

Question: What did the corn say when it was complimented? Answer: Aw, shucks! Do you get it? I admit, that was kind of a corny joke. 😛 We’re about halfway through summer and we have learned about a lot of different fruits and vegetables – broccoli, rhubarb, green peas, radishes, raspberries, beets, and now, corn!Continue reading “Simple and Sweet Corn”

Beet Chips

You might want to play some of your favorite beats while making this beet recipe. 🙂 Sometimes chips get a bad rap in the world of health but, if you ask me, these chips are nutritious and delicious! This recipe only has four simple ingredients, beets, olive oil, salt, and pepper. To start, remove theContinue reading “Beet Chips”

Beets are Unbeetable!

You may think it’s un-BEET-lievable but beets have been around since Ancient Greece! Only the best things in life stick around for that many centuries. 😉 Most people eat the red bulb part of the beet but did you know that the leaves and stalks are edible too? Next time you have some beets don’tContinue reading “Beets are Unbeetable!”