Tag Archives: 30 min.

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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Roasted Green Beans

A simple, lightly-cooked veggie, good for a dinner side and leftovers for lunch.   Green bean season is coming… Ingredients: 1 pound green beans 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs dijon mustard, or more if you like 1/4 tsp or … Continue reading

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Israeli Couscous with Asparagus, Peas, and Sugar Snaps

All the fresh veggies right now make dishes like this one even better… I imagined that our 3-year-old would pick around all the green and go for the pasta, but he ate it without discrimination, too! Recipe from epicurious.com Quick … Continue reading

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Personal Pizza

We make it out to Trader Joe’s once a month or so and always stock up on 3 or 4 of their pizza doughs to use on days when we get home and realize we haven’t planned anything for dinner … Continue reading

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Daily Soup #1

Our first installation of a Daily Soup.  As most of you know we are so very fortunate to have a Daily Soup program at Central, where our little ones get to prepare wholesome foods together and serve them to one … 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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Leftover Madness! Sweet Potato Pancakes and a Storage Solution.

Turns out I’m a horrible parent.  That’s the only explanation.  Why else would my children turn their noses up at roasted sweet potatoes?  My brothers and I drew blood fighting over the last scraps of sweet potatoes when we were … Continue reading

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