Crispy Chicken Cordon Bleu Roll-Ups: Quick and Easy Recipe

cordon bleu rollups

Need a quick & easy recipe the whole family will love? These Crispy Chicken Cordon Bleu Roll-ups should do the trick.  They are perfect for a speedy lunch, the kids will actually eat, and would be great the next time you are entertaining guests for a movie or game. Whipping up a batch of these […]

Granny Smith Apple “Journey Waffles” Recipe

apple waffles

These Granny Smith Apple Waffles are one of the solutions I came up with to get my daughter (Little Foodie) to eat at school.  She is one incredibly fussy little character, and getting her to eat at school has been an on-going battle all year.  She would refuse to eat more than a couple nibbles […]

Whole Wheat Maple Graham Crackers

whole wheat maple graham crackers

Yes, I just said Whole Wheat Maple Graham Crackers, and for the few of you out there that realize the redundancy of that title, I heartily apologize. I case you are scratching your head about now (which admittedly I would have been not so long ago), graham is a coarsely ground whole wheat flour, hence […]

Gluten-free White Bean Crackers Recipe

bean crackers - gluten free white bean crackers

Tomorrow is Lil’ Foodie’s first full day of kindergarten.  She always ate snack at preschool, but having lunch at school is new for both she and I.  The thing is, my daughter is a somewhat picky eater already due to her sensory issues, so with the added constraints of a gluten & dairy free diet, […]

Kid Veggies: Zucchini Boats with Carrot Fish #veggieworld

veggie boat

This post is sponsored by Country Crock. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective, and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. Getting kids to eat their veggies can be very challenging for many parents.  Over the past few months, I’ve been using far more vegetables […]

Baking Fries in the Oven

baking fries in the oven

Baking fries in the oven is both easy and lower in fat.  Oven fries can be baked simply with oil and seasoning or a seasoned coating, either way, oven baked fries will be considerably lower in fat than the deep fried  version.  I have included instructions for both ways of baking them. Either style of  […]

Marco Polo Pasta (Kid Friendly Whole Grain Recipe)

marco polo noodles recipe

If you have been wanting to add more whole grains into your family’s diet, but haven’t quite known where to start, now is the perfect time.  Barilla has launched a Taste & Share Challenge to encourage us to try cooking with their whole grain pasta, which supplies 3x the fiber of typical pasta.  There are […]