Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pancake Ramp-up

Posting a quick tip here, in the spirit of the 4th Annual Central Montessori Pancake Breakfast, coming up on February 25th.  Pancakes, a plethora of toppings, raffle tickets are all $1 each, all to benefit Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater … Continue reading

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School Lunch Story

Cool little piece on Morning Edition today about attempts to change (as in make healthier) school lunches by kids and adults.  Who wants to describe their reaction in 1 to 3 words?  Or more would be fine too. Kids Have … Continue reading

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CentralEats Kitchen: Slowcooker Chicken Broth

Lord knows we create a ton of vegetable scraps in our house and, while it’s nice that you can compost most of it, it does seem like a shame to toss out what, really, is food.  It’s especially a shame … Continue reading

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Veggie Cubes,…

we call them, or more accurately veggie bouillon cubes.  There might be some who frown on the maltodextin, but this is essentially a natural sugar/energy source, not a preservative, in each cube, in very small amount.  Otherwise, these are basically … Continue reading

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Food in the Classroom, Food with Friends

Central Montessori has a very active Daily Soup program.  Everyday, teachers and children prepare a meal that they serve to one another and share.  Parents bring in one simple ingredient each Monday, which can add up to alot of ingredients … Continue reading

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Curried Rice with Chickpeas

Here’s a one pot wonder. 1 tbs. olive oil 1/2 a medium onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced optional 1/2 bell pepper (any color), minced 1 1/2 cups chopped tomato with juice 1 can of coconut milk bay leaf salt … Continue reading

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