Spinach Ricotta and Avocado Ravioli

Avocados are a superfood! Why you should consume these beauties and get your little munchkins to eat them: 1. Avocados are a great source of lutein, a carotenoid that works as an antioxidant… Continue reading

Finger Sandwiches

When I first started packing lunches for the kids, everyday they would bring back their sandwiches but I noticed they would polish off their snacks. I then started to cut up all their… Continue reading

Homemade Tomato sauce

When ever I make some pasta for the kids and have company over, I always get asked for the recipe.  My secret is very simple, it’s in the sauce! I make my own… Continue reading

Know Your Beans….pt2.

Sweet Cabbage and Bean Soup 1 cup red kidney beans 1 large onion 2 garlic cloves 1 bay leaf 1 cup chopped cabbage 1 large chopped carrot salt and pepper to taste drizzle… Continue reading

Know Your Beans..pt1

Pinto beans, Lima beans, Kidney Beans, Arthur beans, Black beans, Soy beans… Why use them: They provide anti-aging benefits (for us big kids), help lower cholesterol, help regulate blood sugar levels, help reduce… Continue reading

Turkey Chestnut Patties

Chestnuts They are a good source of dietary fiber Exceptionally rich in vitamin-C Rich in folate gluten free Find them in Markets October through March, peak season in December. Chestnuts should be treated… Continue reading

whole wheat quesadillas

With Halloween night and the rushing around, I was quick to make up a quesadilla for lunch next morning and then quickly made up mini pizzas for dinner using the same whole wheat… Continue reading

Red-Ruby Pomegranate…pt.2

Pom White Chocolate Blondies                                         Ingredients 1 cup butter, melted ( I actually use Coconut butter) 2 cups brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp almond extract 1/8 tsp salt 2 cups all-purpose flour… Continue reading

Ruby Red Pomegranate…pt.1

Pomegranate In Season: Pomegranates begin to ripen in September and are available through January. What to Look For: Choose deeply colored purplish-red pomegranates that feel heavy for their size. Avoid any fruit that… Continue reading

sweet and salty roasted chickpeas

My Kids love this sweet and salty treat, I love that its healthy. 1 can of chickpeas 2 tbsp of honey salt to taste Open your can of chickpeas and drain. I then… Continue reading