My daughter requests this meal for her birthday EVERY YEAR. These delicious crab cakes from Ina Garten can be made … More
Category: Kid Friendly
Perfect Summer Salad
This perfect summer salad has grilled corn (use leftovers from night before), black beans, avocado, and red pepper (or tomato)!.
Baked Artichoke Fontina Dip
This dip is simple and crowd pleasing. Kids love it too. Great for football parties or other winter gatherings. The … More
*FAVORITE* Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry
This is fast, healthy and delicious, and it can be varied in endless ways. Serve over long grain brown rice … More
Another lasagna recipe! Kids love lasagna. This is a very mild Italian version that incorporates diced vegetables. Even though it … More
Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto with Leeks
Leeks and Butternut Squash are in prime season right now. You can read about the health benefits and preparation of … More
Vegetable and Beef Stew over Egg Noodles
This stew is delicious – very flavorful, yet light on meat and heavy on vegtables. It is based on a recipe written by Allysa Torey, the original owner of Magnolia Bakery in NYC. It is in her amazing cookbook, At Home with Magnolia. I modified the recipe for a slow cooker, since my dutch oven was not available.
*FAVORITE* Pacific Halibut in Parchment
This is a great light and easy post-holiday meal. I found it years ago in a Delicious Living flyer at … More
These are delicious, gluten free and high in protein. Could use brown rice (or any cooked grain) instead of Quinoa. … More
DELICIOUS! This recipe is very adaptable to personal preferences.
Cooking Light’s Beef & Potato Stew
This is from Cooking Light’s 2007 Annual Recipes, the best all around year for Cooking Light in my opinion.
Chicken Penne Florentine
I rely on a few standard recipes if I have to serve an entree to a ton of kids. This … More
Couscous Salad with Roasted Vegetables & Chickpeas
This salad is healthy (uses whole wheat couscous) and flavorful (sweet roasted vegetables and tart lemon).
Barefoot Contessa Lemon Chicken Breasts
Ina Garten’s recipes are simple and amazing, and this was apparently a best seller among her prepared foods in her … More
*FAVORITE* Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Roasting brussels sprouts is super easy and delicious. It is one of the only green vegetables my daughter will eat. … More
*FAVORITE* Cranberry Pumpkin Bread
This recipe is from an out of print American Medical Association Cookbook. It is one of my most requested recipes. … More
Barefoot Contessa Turkey Lasagna
This is my new stand by family lasagna recipe – very good and very easy (for lasagna). It is a … More
*FAVORITE* Sour Cream Coffee Cake
This coffee cake is absolutely delicious. It is from the Silver Palate cookbook. It is not healthy at all, but so … More
Roasted Banana-Walnut Bread
I have been baking today (it’s cool in Denver), so here’s another delicious whole grain bread recipe!
Cincinnati Style Turkey Chili (Delicious and Healthy!!)
I like this healthy version of Cincinnati chili just as much as Skyline… and it is MUCH healthier, low in … More
Healthy Easy Quiche
Healthy Easy Quiche This quiche has a shredded potato crust instead of buttery pastry, and it doesn’t use any cream … More
My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets
I was trimming the fat off our chicken tonight thinking about how much I love my kitchen shears. That gave … More
Interesting Books About Nutrition
I recently read a great book about nutrition for adults called In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan. This … More
A Daily Menu from a Nutritionist
This menu was designed for me by a personal trainer after my first baby was born. My trainer was certified … More