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Tag Archives: vegetables



April Fools lollipops from the meanest mom ever

Hey, Maeve. Darling, precious 6 year old love of mine. Have a lollipop. Yes, you may unwrap it. AND have it before dinner. Oh look what’s inside! Broccoli. And the meanest mom ever laughs maniacally in the corner. (Joke is on me, though, as my daughter loves broccoli. Only steamed for exactly five minutes and […]



Just for Kix: surprise-inside corn muffins

What would be your corn muffin combo? I put broccoli, hot dogs, tomatoes, cheese and zucchini pieces in mind. Something sweet. That’s what I missed. Maybe a chocolate kiss. Or a strawberry. Yeah, a strawberry. Find the recipe for surprise-inside corn muffins HERE at Kix.   Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs […]



Just for Kix: Veggie Monsters!

Attack of the vegetables! For as crazy picky as my kid is, I consider myself lucky she likes vegetables. Now, mind you, that means broccoli steamed in the microwave for 4 1/2 minutes, Brussels Sprouts of a particular brand, also steamed, carrots raw only, snap peas NOT snow peas, and cucumbers peeled just so. But […]



Just for Kix: caterpillars on a log AND my new gig

So, guess what? I have a new gig. I’m creating fun food for Kix! Don’t worry those of you who worry that I’m doing too much with work and the new baby and the kid and life (mom, I’m looking at you), I’m only coming up with a few ideas a month. But I kind […]



fruit pops and silly veggie faces, a lesson in fun food

Once the word leaked out at my daughter’s school that I decorate cookies and cupcakes and marshmallows and such things, it wasn’t long before I was tapped as a resource. My daughter’s teacher asked me if I’d like to lead a session with some kids in the school. I love kids, I love my daughter’s […]