Kids

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 out of any cooking ruts (I make lentil soup a LOT), but it’s always nice…

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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 for Valentine’s day.  That day that everyone complains about, but somehow becomes really, really fun…

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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 recipes are printed with very kid-friendly instructions, and notes about which nutrients each ingredient provides!…

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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 has been happening.  My kids will be having a snack and they’ll arrange it nicely…

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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 winter combination.  I made this for the first time tonight and it was a hit…

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