cooking with kids

cooking with kids

almost summer (+ watermelon)

Summer break has begun! The season of “how do we make an entire watermelon fit in the fridge” is here! The struggle is real and I have more than once had to tell the 13yo that we can’t get a watermelon until we clear room in the fridge. I try to get it quartered as soon as it […]

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lunch list – week 3

Still going y’all. Gonna keep this brief. Monday egg noodles | steamed broccoli | watermelon | snack mix Tuesday mini-quiches | apple slices | roasted beets | muffin Wednesday tacos | watermelon | carrots | snack mix or bar Thursday cheese & sprout sandwich | grapes | steamed broccoli | muffin Friday mama’s in charge […]

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use your preserves: strawberry lemonade

We don’t eat oodles of sweets around here, but a cold glass of lemonade is pretty close to perfection on hot afternoons. A good portion of our homemade sweet preserves (blueberry, peach, strawberry) get used for summer beverages – blueberry limeade, peach tea, and her favorite – strawberry lemonade. Strawberry Lemonade makes 1 quart ½ […]

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picking battles

The 9yo is a good eater that understands (intellectually at least) that she must eat lots of different veggies in order to be healthy. That said, she’s still nine and getting her to eat those veggies can be infuriating when she’s going through her picky phases. Ours are more taco-n-nacho than pasta-n-cheese, but they are […]

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lemonade for food

UPDATE************************** We’ll be postponing the lemonade stand till Saturday, May 7 at noon. We’ll continue taking online donations through then and hope that you guys can still make it out. ************************************ Our daughter will be raising food and funds for the Capital Area Food Bank on Sunday, May 1 with her first-ever lemonade stand. She […]

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