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orange is the new snack

Orange is the New Snack

Is anyone else counting down the minutes until Orange is the New Black Season 3 premiers on Netflix (June 12, for those not keeping score)? Of course we want to hear all about what’s in store for Piper, Poussey, Crazy Eyes, Nicky, Taystee, Daya, Alex, and Pennsatucky. But more importantly, what are we going to […]

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purple grill

Purple Grill

Do your kids turn up their noses at any vegetable that’s green? Maybe you should throw them for a loop and give them a plate that’s entirely…purple. We gave that a shot earlier this week when we presented our family with a platter full of surprising vegetables. Presenting – The Purple Grill: What’s on that […]

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cabbage mix

Fun With Fermented Foods

You may have canned, or pickled, but have you…fermented? (It’s not as personal of a question as it sounds). Fermentation represents an age-old tradition of storing foods, and it also may impart critical health benefits. As long as you have the right equipment and the right preparation, you can make the perfect kimchi, sauerkraut, or […]

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pboj sandwich

April Fool’s PB & OJ Sandwich

Funny food is killing me this week. Every food I look at, I’m trying to picture how I can make a funnier version of it. The old mashed potato-and-meat “cupcake” thing? Done. “Grilled cheese” pound cake slices with yellow frosting? Check. The apples-as-french-fries trick? Yesssss! Then today as I was looking into the fridge, I […]

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polenta tuna bites

Genova Tuna Polenta Bites – And a #Giveaway

*Update 2/16 – Congrats to AnnaZed10 for winning the gift basket, and thanks to everyone for entering! What food do we turn to when we need a quick, easy, kid-friendly protein? Tuna, of course. (True story: We recently  sent our kiddo to lunch with a small container of tuna salad. He reported that it tasted […]

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iced purple sweet potato cookies

Iced Purple Sweet Potato Cookies

This week thought we’d take a little break from the avalanche of red and green cookies to try out a festive little cookie that’s…purple. Yes, purple. These Iced Purple Sweet Potato Cookies are made with Stokes Purple Sweet Potatoes from Frieda’s Produce, and they’re frosted with icing that’s tinted purple with just a few drops […]

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