Category Archives: Vegetarian

Nachos

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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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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Hummus Man

Sometimes, the appeal of a child’s meal is all in how it is presented. This fun dinner is created with hummus spread on a tortilla with cucumber eyes, carrots, red peppers and an avocado smile. What child wouldn’t dive in … Continue reading

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The Hottest Bar Around

Our boys love bars. Topping bars, that is! Think about Sweet Frog — the yogurt is a mere vehicle for the toppings. This interactive concept works in our house for tacos, fajitas, etc. but we especially LOVE our Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Olive Cream Cheese Spread

I love all things created with cheese, including cream cheese. I had forgotten about this simple recipe I used to make to use as a cracker spread. It is so delicious and I thought since my daughter loves olives so … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Broccoli and Walnuts

I have to admit I had never roasted broccoli before making this recipe. I didn’t realize what we were missing. Now it is a staple in our house. This recipe is also shown in Lunchbox pic #15. The leftovers make … Continue reading

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Roasted Acorn Squash

Though Fall is clearly behind us now, you can still find some acorn squash around, and here is a great recipe to remind you just how sweet and savory they can be. The baking and rice take some time, but … Continue reading

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