Category Archives: Main Course

Kids in the Kitchen: anything in breadcrumbs!

Children like breadcrumbs! If your house is anything like ours you eat a lot of bread. With that comes a lot of bread that goes stale, which is perfect for making homemade breadcrumbs. If you have a food processor just … Continue reading

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Easy Baked Potato

For a warm, easy, winter dinner, a baked potato is a blank canvas.  Go easy and simple – just add some butter, cheese, sour cream, and chopped fresh veggies such as scallions black olives, sweet peppers.  Or deck it out … Continue reading

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Sometimes we flinch when our answer to “What’s for dinner?!” is “Nachos”.  But then … “Yaaaaay!” everytime.  Its just so easy we feel guilty.  And not the healthiest, but far from unhealthy (pardon the bad phone pic).  To boot, this … Continue reading

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Buncha lunch ideas*

Alright the “*” here is that though this blog post is called “25 Quick and Easy School Lunches to Pack for your Kids”, these ideas might be more accurately called “25 Yummy Lookin Recipes From Which Leftovers Could Easily Make … Continue reading

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The “Q” is for quick

Here’s something we do probably once a week for dinner, when we have to throw something good together quick.  There are never complaints.  In fact this is often asked for, and for weekend lunches too. Just a slice of bread, … Continue reading

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Pasta Bake (with one kid in kitchen)

At only 4, Joe is already getting involved in the kitchen!  Here he is with a simple Pasta Bake. Ingredients: the right amount of pasta noodles for your family a cup or so of sliced mushrooms a cup or so … Continue reading

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Vegetable and Bean Tostadas

A quick simple dinner and an easy lunch idea. I roast extra vegetables then use those to make a quesadilla for lunch the next day. 8 ounces mushrooms, quartered 2 zucchini, thinly sliced 2 bell peppers, any color, sliced 2 … Continue reading

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