Don’t toss those greens! The next time you roast up a bunch of beets, go ahead and trim, wash, and sauté the mild-flavored greens and use them in this nutrient rich, protein-packed Beet Green Omelet.
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We dig beets. This hearty root vegetable is good for your heart, helps athletes run faster and longer, and it’s also versatile, so you can add them to everything from smoothies and salads to these turkey meatballs. Roasting beets brings out their natural sweetness, which makes for a truly family-friendly side dish. Read on for [more]
Quench your family’s summertime thirst with this nutrient-rich fruit and vegetable Strawberry and Beet Smoothie. It’s made with berry juice, strawberries, banana, chia seeds, and roasted beets. We don’t believe in “sneaking” vegetables into kids’ foods, but we do believe that “weaving” health-enhancing ingredients into everyday recipes is a good thing. For this naturally-sweet smoothie, we tossed half [more]
Backyard gardens are brimming with vegetables this time of year, and it’s fun to create recipes based on what’s fresh and ready to pick. Beets, cucumbers, onions, Romaine lettuce and fresh herbs were at their peak in my sister’s Olympia, WA garden during my recent visit, so we decided to create this pickled salad together. For [more]
Does your child suffer from contraption? It’s a common condition in kids leading to pain, discomfort and frustration. Kids are considered constipated when they have fewer than three bowel movements per week, have a hard time having a bowel movement, or when their poop is hard and dry. I read an interesting article on the John’s [more]
These family-pleasing Tuna and Smashed Avocado Snack Cakes will hold you over between meals with fiber, protein, healthy fats, and fantastic flavors. This recipe is made with a smashed avocado and plain Greek yogurt instead of the usual mayonnaise, and it’s gluten free. By posting this recipe, I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Bumble Bee [more]
If you’re looking for a playful new way to introduce a wider variety of vegetables to your family’s diet, we have the kitchen gadget for you: the spiralizer! Join us on this week’s Cooking with the Moms radio show as we explore spiralizing (it’s where veggies get turned into “noodles”) and share two new recipes: Cucumber and Carrot “Noodle” [more]
From the moment our kids decided it was AOK to eat salad, Caesar was always their favorite. And now, thanks to our intern, Katy, Caesar salad is getting a playful new twist with this spiralized Cucumber and Carrot “Noodle” Salad. Guest Post Hi everyone! I am Katy Patton, a graduate student at Boston University. This past semester I [more]
This gluten-free, vegan tabbouleh is made with cauliflower “rice” instead of the usual bulgur wheat and luscious cubes of roasted sweet potatoes. It’s perfect for family picnics and summer camp lunches. Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Tabbouleh is #vegan #GlutenFree and delicious! #nutrition #SideDish Click To Tweet