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Kids Cook: Strawberry Radish Salsa {and Delaplane Strawberry Festival}

May 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We took advantage of the unusually mild weather this past holiday weekend to finally check out the Delaplane Strawberry Festival in Virginia’s Fauquier County. The annual event is packed with old-fashioned family fun, from the cupcake walk and face painting to tug-of-war, potato sack races, hay rides and pony rides. There were food vendors and [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · healthy eating · kids cook monday · recipes

A is for Apple Sundaes

March 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments

It’s the third month of the year — how’s everyone doing on your food resolutions? I confess, I’m not a big resolution maker — I’m more likely to start something new as spring approaches than in the depths of winter. But one thing I’ve been working on, since the holidays ended (well, except for Valentine’s [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · healthy eating · kids cook monday

Apple Cranberry Kale Salad and Kale Day with October Unprocessed

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

We love our kale in the foodie tots’ house — yes, even tofu-fearing husband has learned to appreciate it — so of course we had to jump on the Kale Day bandwagon on social media today. You see, the blog Eating Rules has an “October Unprocessed” challenge, now in its third year. The challenge urges [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · apples · at market · cooking with kids · healthy eating · recipes · salad · vegetables

A Lighter Shade of Green for St. Patrick’s Day {Leprechaun Smoothies}

March 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I’m not sure when St. Patrick’s Day became a national holiday nearly on par with Christmas. I know it can be a slow slog through the months of school between winter and spring breaks, but we still have a few stray pieces of Valentine’s candy around and now we’re in full-fledged leprechaun territory. And for [...]

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Tags: breakfast · healthy eating · kids cook monday · recipes

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

January 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I once had the fortune to ride out a Florida hurricane at my great aunt’s house. How was this fortuitous, you may ask. Well for starters, I was with my uncle and aunt. Like any good son of an Italian mother, my uncle cooked up a storm as long as the power held out — [...]

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Tags: fruit · healthy eating · recipe · salad