Simple, Healthy Recipes

Basil Pesto Pasta

Quick and easy pesto pasta!

Basil pesto pasta is one of my favorite summertime meals. The flavor of in-season, homemade basil pesto beats store bought any day, hands down. It’s super easy to prepare, which means you don’t have to debate whether you’ve got enough time to make it from scratch. You do. It’s simple.


Homemade Granola Bars

These homemade granola bars get their power from flax seeds.

I’m a big fan of making your own granola bars. First, because you can control the ingredients which means healthier choices for your little ones. Second, it’s an easy way to stretch your grocery budget. Homemade granola bars are a fraction of the cost of the bars you’d buy in the box. Better for you and your budget. Love it!


Homemade Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

Make homemade ice cream. No special tools required.

Making homemade ice cream ranks near the top of my all-time favorite recipes to cook with my kids. But making ice cream by hand can be a chore. And I’m not one for investing in single purpose kitchen tools like an ice cream maker (we certainly don’t need more clutter in our kitchen!). There are lots of ways to make ice cream without a machine, but we […]

Asian Meatballs

A quick and easy dinner recipe: Asian Meatballs

We’re only a few weeks to the end of the school year (how did the time go so quickly!?!). Our calendar is a flurry of end of year class trips, grade culminations, and teacher celebrations. Like the beginning of the school year, to thrive through this busy time I need to have quick and easy dinners on hand to keep things humming. That’s when dishes like these […]

52 New Foods Kids Cooking Classes at Williams-Sonoma

Our 52 New Foods Kids Cooking Classes series continues at Williams-Sonoma! Check out the lineup of fun (and free!) kids cooking classes featuring recipes and techniques from The 52 New Foods Challenge!”

I am thrilled to be partnering with Williams-Sonoma to make it easy for you and your kiddos to get cooking. All year, Williams-Sonoma will be featuring 52 New Foods kids […]

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

A quick, easy dinner idea that’s gluten-free too: Portobello Mushroom Pizza!

Pizza night is one of our family favorites. It’s fun, easy, and fast. Rarely do I hear complaints when pizza is on the menu, which is a welcome thing.

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Pizza doesn’t typically top the list of healthy foods, but there are a […]