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Lazy Mom’s School Lunch Guide

Back to school…school lunch…zzzzz. Wait – where was I? Sorry, my bad. Even though this is supposedly a blog about nutritious kids’ food, the thought of making school lunches always puts me to sleep. (If I’m going to be in the kitchen, I’d much rather be carving watermelons or making a Tim Burton pie.) Even […]

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Black Garlic Pumpkin Hummus

It’s getting closer and closer to October 31 and we just can’t resist making more Halloween-themed food. Our friends over at Frieda’s Specialty Produce sent us a bunch of spooky foods including rambutan and Buddha’s hand citron, but the black garlic was the most mysterious. Why is it black? What does it taste like? And […]

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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this moment I see nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 18

Friday Food News Wrap: March 18

We’re seeing green this week, with a rash of St. Patrick’s Day stories and with spring just around the corner. Want some green in your diet? Take a look at Jolly Tomato’s St. Patrick’s Day WITHOUT Food Coloring story before you reach for those artificial colors. Also check out Food with Kid Appeal, which has […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Pumpkin

We love, love, love cooking with pumpkin (full disclosure: we usually use the canned pureed variety, not whole pumpkins) because it’s so tasty and nutritious, and because you can slip it into just about any kind of food for a creamy fall flavor. When Endless Simmer posted their “100 Ways to Cook A Pumpkin” feature they had […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Tall Food

We live in a house full of boys who are always trying to build things stronger, bigger, and higher. So when we started pulling together some ingredients for dinner the other night, we said, “Let’s make this the tallest dinner we’ve had all week.” We decided that the best way to start would be to […]

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