Tag Archives: dinner

Five Quick Steps for Fabulous Everyday Salads

I spent the weekend reading about grains. (I know, right?) I was the last one in my family to come down with the stupid cold, when a book arrived at my door- “Amazing Grains” cookbook by author Ghillie James.  So … Continue reading

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Humble Risotto

Warmth in a bowl. A little parmesan cheese, a lot of homemade chicken stock, and the scent of onions and celery softening away in butter & olive oil.  I’m home. Jamie Oliver just came out with his latest cookbook, Jamie’s … Continue reading

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APPsolutely Foodtastic

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver  NAILS IT  with his Jamie Oliver Recipes App because he not only teaches you a real food recipe with a great outcome, but he teaches you techniques which in turn teaches you… HOW TO  COOK IN … Continue reading

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“Kid’s Veggie Risotto”

After watching the documentary, “Forks Over Knives,” i thought i’d go heavy on the veggies tonight for the kids.  * 14 ozs. frozen veggies (i used antioxidant Green Giant Veggies, minced (broccoli, carrots, red pepper, yellow pepper) 1  qt. organic … Continue reading

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French Kids Eat Everything- EXCEPT SNACKS!

Bonjour mon ami! I’ve wanted this book for a long time.  I ordered it from the bookstore and treated myself to its purchase for my birthday. Here are the basic French Food Rules… #1  You (the parent/guardian) are in charge … Continue reading

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Kid’s restaurant menus

I know it’s cheaper, BUT… your child does not HAVE to order off the children’s menu at restaurants. It’s the same old thing: mac n cheese cheeseburger pizza chicken nuggets buttered noodles How about a chicken caesar salad?  Or tacos? … Continue reading

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Paying it forward.

When i moved, and when i had a baby, people i didn’t know brought me food.  And i never forgot it. So, this family moved in about four houses away at the start of the school year…AND they have a … Continue reading

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