30 Minute Creamy Homemade Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons!

 Ingredients:  2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, sliced 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped in 1/2 inch pieces  1-2 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves 1/2 cup fresh flat leaf Italian parsley leaves  4 garlic cloves, minced 2 (28 oz ) cans good quality peeled and chopped organic tomatoes 2 cups chicken stock (or… Continue reading 30 Minute Creamy Homemade Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons!

Green Monster Muffins! 

My stance on getting sneaky in the kitchen is very simple. I don’t like to lie about food, especially to children. I also know how hard it can be to get little ones to eat green. Fun holidays like, Halloween or St. Patricks Day and year end holiday are a great time to get green.… Continue reading Green Monster Muffins! 

The Faux-Re-O! Homemade Vegan Oreo Cookies. Clean ! No additives, preservatives or shelve-stabilizers! 

Aside from the slightly bizarre flavors of the past few years, Kraft Foods – the parent to the Oreo, a Nabisco brand; has a dynasty into the worlds best tasting cookie!  A large corporate box chain foods  company–but, this means highly processed, refined food ingredients. Also, foods contain additives; that might not be so healthy… Continue reading The Faux-Re-O! Homemade Vegan Oreo Cookies. Clean ! No additives, preservatives or shelve-stabilizers! 

Fun P B & J Sushi Rolls The Littles Can Make Themselves!

Kids should be in the kitchen as little as 2-3 years old with supervision! Teaching them and getting them get tactile is so important in so many ways. Here is a good introductory  lunchtime activity to get them involved. Keep in mind, kids are more likely to eat what they prepare!    Nut Butter and… Continue reading Fun P B & J Sushi Rolls The Littles Can Make Themselves!

Retro Blog- The New American Lunch Box

Take a minute to reflect back… Remember when you were kid? Now, try to  conjure up this specific childhood memory – your wonderful lunch box! You were  cool, fun, and felt confident sporting this brand new piece of gear. This box  and what it was filled with often reflected who you were. It was your first … Continue reading Retro Blog- The New American Lunch Box