The Blueberry Blaster!

It’s July, which is also National Blueberry Month, which means it’s time to celebrate with blueberry combinations!  So, to start things off, we’re blasting forward with a little kitchen fun and making the Blueberry Blaster to share; a delicious smoothie. Did You Know?!?! * The NuVal Score of blueberries = 100 * Native Americans once called blueberries “star berries,” because … Read More

Shake it Up Baby – Frozen Yogurt in a Bag!

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

I have been traveling throughout the community testing my arm strength and the cooking muscles of the kids at the tables where I’ve visited.  Together we’ve been mixing it up & shaking it up so that we could make a Strawberry-Banana Frozen Yogurt.  This activity is fun!  In fact, it’s a blend of science, educational learning through a hands-on activity … Read More

Cooking Spaghetti Squash…and adding curry?

Every year we use the fall and the fabulous squash selection to do a little family taste testing/experimental fun.  So, come on & join us – let the kids shop and pick out their picks…at the very least, we’re all having fun and we’re all eating something a little more nutritious! Let’s start by heating up the oven to 375 … Read More

Festive Couscous

Do you like couscous?  I do.  But, I have to tell you that my husband really isn’t a big couscous fan.  Sometimes my inventive food spirit that strives to be creative in getting my kids to eat certain foods is directed just as much at my husband.  Festive couscous (as I’ve dubbed it) has won over his heart and stomach. … Read More

Veggies & Pizza

Pizza is one of our favorite things to eat.  And, like many families we typically have one night a week that is considered ‘Pizza Night’!  Pizza is always FUN, whether ordered or made.  One of the favorite things I like about making the pizza is it’s a great dinner to serve up with hidden vegetables.  One of the pizza’s we’ve … Read More

Couldn’t Resist More Pizza Fun…

Okay, I wasn’t going to do another holiday pizza and then I couldn’t help myself!  Here’s a little more holiday food fun with a different (yes green) base to it… St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Fun by Jodie Fitz 1 Pizza Dough 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese ½ cup ricotta cheese ½ cup spinach ½ teaspoon basil 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 … Read More

One of Life’s Humorous Moments…

I love the Imagine-Nation Museum in Bristol, CT & have joined them for several of their events.  Just a little side note, they put on top notch, very fun, family events…like Chocolate Festivals with chocolate rivers & Who’ville events with the entire staff dressed like who’villagers (if that’s a word)…they truly are fantastic! So, when they called me & told me … Read More