Category Archives: Kids

Eat Your Colors!

We hear over and over again that we need to consume lots of vegetables and fruit for good health, and the richer the color, the better.  Yet so many Americans fail to meet the basic recommendations for fruit and vegetable … Continue reading

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Green Smoothies that taste pink!

My passion for nutrition began somewhere late in high school, early in college.  During my sophomore year living in the college dorms, I remember tasting Odwalla Superfood juice for the first time.  Dark green and thick, this juice reminded me … Continue reading

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Colleen Week: Day 1 (Brown Lentil Soup and Drop Biscuits)

Day 1 of my cooking experiment:  Brown Lentil Soup from Color Me Vegan.  (If you didn’t see yesterday’s post, I’m cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  Not exactly a recipe that is going to get me … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before Valentine’s Day…

…when all through the house not a creature was stirring except my husband’s spouse… Okay, so I’m not the best poet.  But it is 12:24 am…so cut me some slack! You see, I’ve been baking up a storm all evening … Continue reading

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Confetti Vegetable Chili, and cooking with kids

Every now and then my seven year old brings a recipe home from school, something they learned to make during class that day.   I love that he and his classmates get a chance to cook during school, and the … Continue reading

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A little blogger in the making?

My kids are getting used to having a food blogger for a mom.  Before getting to dig in and eat whatever food I have prepared, they patiently wait while I arrange it and photograph it.  So lately, the cutest thing … Continue reading

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Rosemary Red Soup (Feeding the Whole Family)

Oh my!  How gorgeous is the color of this soup?! This is another fantastic recipe from the cookbook Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair.  It is a red lentil soup that also contains beets, carrots, onions, and rosemary…a perfect … Continue reading

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