Avoid #pinkslime in school lunches: make your own

fresh lunch vs processed

Get access to a FREE week of school lunch menus It’s time. You know you’ve been slacking on school lunches when you’ve been making the same PB&J sandwich or turkey and cheese week after week or grabbing convenience foods that claim to be nutritious. Now, you are weary about school lunches considering the recent whistle-blowing […]

Fun in the Kitchen: Potato Smashers

These fun spuds are a marriage of two potato favorites…. mashed and baked potatoes. And the best part…you can season these with ANYTHING! Cheese, your favorite grill spice, dip in sour cream, french onion dip…. the list could go on forever. I made half of the batch tangy, with my favorite potato chip flavor (salt […]

Crockpot Love: Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Crockpot Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Hi my name is Keeley and I am addicted to my crock pot. I jokingly refer to it as a “secret love affair” on my blog. Our household is a peanut free one, due to my daughter’s allergy, and most recently she began a gluten-free diet as well. The recipe for my Cheesy Italian Tortellini, however, is […]

What is Pink Slime?

ground beef and pink slime

Get access to a FREE week of school lunch menus “Pink slime,” a cheap meat filler, that is in 70 percent of the ground beef sold at supermarkets and up to 25 percent of each American hamburger patty, by some estimates.  But what is inside the pink meat filler and why is it called pink […]

Picky eaters: how to get them to eat broccoli

fussy eater

Get access to a FREE week of school lunch menus Hollis, our contributing mom, writes about how she’s gotten her sons to eat more veggies.  If you’ve missed our picky eater series, check out our texture issue, color issue, picky eater solutions & dinnertime action plan posts. 2 kids, 2 appetites, 2 meals, TOO much! […]