Easy Kid Friendly Recipes for the Holidays with Fruits and Veggies

Fruit Tree Forest and Snow Dip

I am joining Produce for Kids to further encourage children and parents to find creative ways to incorporate fruits and veggies this holiday season. I am a firm believer that food fun can be healthy!  So, I’m pulling out my Honey Dew Tree Forest and Grinch-ified Fake Shake to share.  They are simple food combinations that will make memories at … Read More

Salad Stuffed Cyclops are perfect Family Fun Halloween Food

salad stuffed cyclops

Do you love Halloween? Do you love festive looking food? I do!  And, that is why I created Salad Stuffed Cyclops. One of the things I’ve spent my career doing, is finding creative ways to get kids taste testing and eating all kinds of veggies.  Sometimes we play with our food and sometimes I’m the ‘queen of sneak and tell’.  … Read More

Turkey Styled Veggies and Hummus Snacks for the kids on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving turkey pepper kids

We’re always trying to add extra veggies into the mix. Check out how we turned a bell pepper into a turkey. It’s filled with hummus and fresh veggies that’s perfect for after school snacks and/or a kid-friendly Thanksgiving appetizer. Turkey Dippin’ Veggie Fun by Jodie Fitz Wash the yellow bell pepper. Remove the top & hollow out the inside of … Read More

Side Dish Bites with Oven Roasted Broccoli

Oven Roasted Broccoli

Yummmmmmmmm… I love grilled veggies in the summer & oven roasted veggies during the colder temps. This week it was all about oven roasted broccoli and it was total delish on a dish! In fact, I L-O-V-E noshing on the leftovers. The kick of flavor comes in the red pepper flakes, so depending on your family’s taste buds, you can … Read More

Salad Creations the entire family will LOVE

kid friendly caterpillar salad

We are starting June with a Kid-Friendly, super easy to make, Caterpillar Salad that the kids can be in charge of making. Depending on the age, you can prep the supplies, show the kids the photo & let them create the salad for dinner or if they’re older, let them put the entire salad together themselves. At the Price Chopper … Read More

Salad Sailboats are a Yummy way to get Kids Eating Veggies

salad sailboats

  Emily stepped up to the counters this month at the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club & helped me to give salad a whole new seasonal bite.  Together we made Salad Sailboats. Not only was this a great way to set sail to eating veggies, it was like crafting with our food making our time in the kitchen creatively tasty. You … Read More

Stir Fry Curry Cauliflower is our Featured Veggie of the Week

curry stir fry cauliflower

I LOVE Vegetables!  When I was a kid, my mom did everything she could with her grocery budget to make sure we had as many fresh vegetables as possible.  In order to make it cost-effective, my parents would take those weekend rides (with us in the back of the family station wagon and no electronics, just our imaginations) to the … Read More

Freeze Pops and Veggies

Freeze pops with veggies

Yellow and red makes orange when mixing paint, but when mixing flavors it makes a delicious combination and in this case, a very cool one.  We’ve been experimenting with freeze pops and veggies and here’s one of our combos to share… Note: In addition to the layered ingredients listed below, you will need coated paper cups, 5 oz. size and … Read More