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“Mint” Chocolate Chip Pancakes for #StPatricksDay

Green food coloring for St. Patrick’s Day? No thanks – especially when so many other delicious foods are already green. We’ve already gone the naturally green frosting and naturally green cake route; now it’s time to move on to breakfast. When we first saw these Spinach Mint Pancakes from Kitchen Cyclone, we knew they were [...]

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Deviled Potatoes

St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and it inspires us to get in touch with our inner leprechaun and create funny and mischievous treats. Now while these deviled potatoes aren’t necessarily Irish, or devilish, we like them because they’re just silly enough (and easy for kids to make) that they seem like fun for [...]

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Real Food: Winter Salad Bowl

Where do the country’s families, grocery stores, restaurants, and food services get their leafy greens in the dead of winter? And where do those warm and dry regions get their water to be able to grow those crops? We got the answers to those questions and more last week while on a farm tour last [...]

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A Kid’s Salad

With all of that “green stuff,” salad can be a tough sell for many kids. Last week we worked our way around the problem by making a tasty summer bread salad. This week we tried a different tactic with our slightly picky (OK, let’s say “selective”) 9-year-old: We put him entirely in charge of creating [...]

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Ode to Pesto

Remember last year’s Ode to Hummus? This one’s similar, but with more leafy greens. Oh pesto how I love you so; So many foods with which you go. So many ways to make you mine. Each one of them is just as fine. Here’s the deal with pesto: You take the basic recipe (greens, oil, [...]

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Green Frosting

OK, I’ve already pushed the limits on what is acceptable in terms of green food for the month, what with the Greens, Eggs, and Ham and the Green (Rainbow Chard) Cake. But now I’ve totally gone off the rails with this Green Frosting (click for recipe), made with spinach. Yes, I’ve officially become that mom. [...]

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