Monthly Archives: December 2011

Lunchbox Pic #5

My daughter loves this simple lunch option.  I thought it may be a good idea to share and may be something other parents haven’t thought to try. This lunch includes: Homemade pumpkin waffles smeared with cream cheese, pears, sauteed carrots, … Continue reading

Posted in Lunchbox, Vegetarian | 1 Comment

just broccoli, steamed…

This might well be one that is obvious to some, but just the same, could be forgotten by others.   This is a standby in our house – probably 5 times a week, for one meal or another.   Its not always … Continue reading

Posted in Side, Tips, Vegan | Tagged | 1 Comment

Plastic Containers

When my daughter was born I became somewhat obsessed with everything that she may consume. I have always been concerned with the chemicals allowed on our fruits, vegetables and meats. But a new issue started to consume my thoughts, the … Continue reading

Posted in Tips | Leave a comment

Broccoli Stromboli

In our house this is affectionately referred to as a pizza pocket.  This can be very easy to make if you purchase refrigerated pizza dough. Thanks to Trader Joe’s who has a whole wheat version.  Meat eaters can add pepperoni to … Continue reading

Posted in Main Course, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lunchbox Pic #4

Thank you to a Central Mom for sharing this quick pic last week.  Everyone, if you find yourself having prepared a lunch you’d like to share with others on CentralEats, whip out the phone/camera, capture it and pass it on. … Continue reading

Posted in Lunchbox | Tagged | 2 Comments

Master Yoda Kale Chips

For you star wars fans out there… this is delicious and easy. Ingredients: Kale Splash of balsamic vinaigrette little olive oil little salt Prep: preheat oven to 350 wash kale, remove stems, tear into “chip” size pieces toss kale around … Continue reading

Posted in Side, Vegan | Tagged , | 1 Comment


No small subject here.  Its safe to say that CMS is not exactly laid back about what “snacks” are allowed at school.  Having been a Central Parent for about 3 years now, having agreeably followed the suggested/allowed food ideas since … Continue reading

Posted in Lunchbox, Side | Tagged | 1 Comment