Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy Snacks

Good Monday, Heroes! I got to interview Chef Ellie Krieger recently and she gave me some super neat suggestions for healthy and interesting ways to use grapes in snack and party foods. Enjoy: I really liked Chef Ellie’s suggestions and have already tried out a few of them. I’m hoping to get the frozen skewer […]

Chef Mark Bucher Shows Me How To Make Turkey Burgers

Having this blog has generated some neat opportunities over the last 5 years. The latest most interesting one was the chance to interview Chef Mark Bucher about cooking with turkey. I’m not the biggest turkey fan, especially ground turkey. Every time I have tried it, the burgers came out tasting…funny. Even the spices I used […]

Popeye Meals: Getting Your Kids Enough Protein

It’s the same story every time you visit the grocery store: There are endless miles of shelves stocked with canned spaghetti, gluten-heavy pastas and “helpers,” pre-made mac-n-cheese, and a whole aisle devoted to sliced white bread with about as much nutritional value as a dog biscuit. The doughy hamburger buns that cost-conscious fast-food chains use […]

I’m Going to Try Some eFoods!

Have you ever thought about what you’d do in a crisis? Since the boys are all in Scouts, being prepared is rather a big deal around here. I try to keep up with the groceries and make sure we’re well supplied, but with 4 hungry boys that’s not always easy. They eat everything! There are […]

Top Tips for Involving Kids in Cooking

Despite all of the advancements of the 21st Century, it seems obesity is a problem that we still have to deal with. There is no doubt that there are many things that make my life easier on a day to day basis, but when it comes to the important things – family and health – […]

Kid-Approved Snack for the Food Conscious Parent

I was contacted last month by the good people at Kitchen Table Bakers, and they suggested I taste test their All-Natural Gourmet Cheese crisps. So I did. And Oh. My. Goodness. I love these things! The cheese crisp is like a cracker, but made entirely of cheese. It’s high in protein, but low in calories […]