Archive For August, 2011

The Snack Battle Begins

By admin | August 29, 2011

Summer is over, so it’s time for the kickoff of Kidlet Vs Mom in the School Snack Battles … Week 1 of school: Kidlet wants to bring lunch to school b/c it’s healthier and “School lunch is nasty.” Week 2 of school: Kidlet gets teased for his tortellini w/ meatballs. “The other kids said ‘Ew’,” [...]

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Power Snacks On The Go

By admin | August 13, 2011

When snacking, try to pull in something from each of the main 5 food groups: fruit, vegetables, grains, protein, dairy.  Here are some suggestions, some of which we created at the Back To School Expo, hosted by Cross Roads News. Multigrain Cheerios + Yogurt Covered Raisins + Toasted Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas) Veggie Chips/Straws + Wasabi [...]

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… and more Lettuce Wraps

By admin | August 7, 2011

I’ve been on a Lettuce Wrap kick lately.  Take the basic Asian Lettuce Wrap recipe I posted below and flip it a couple of ways: 1) Tofu Wraps: Substitute 1 lb firm tofu, diced, for ground meat.  Add 1/2 cup shredded carrots, 1/2 pint sliced mushrooms and 1/2 cup edamame during the cooking process.  Add [...]

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