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Tag Archives: vegetables



bite-size fruit and veggie cookies

You know, for health nuts who eat fruits and veggies. These are almost exactly the same thing. Almost. But not really, huh? Still, I’m proud to say that while I won’t ever give up my wine and cheese and crackers, despite the content of my blog, I eat a good share of fruits and vegetables. […]



Healthy Halloween! Good-for-you Popcorn Balls and other Party Ideas

What!? Me, healthy? Yes, I can go there sometimes. And so I’m breaking from your usual programming (and weekly blog schedule) to bring you the latest in a less-sweet Halloween. Here are some healthy alternatives to whip up last minute for your Halloween party. And, did I mention, I’m hosting a last minute Halloween party […]



Just for Kix: How to Make Simple Veggie Bugs

Oh little black edible marker, how I love you. You turn Kix into eyes with just a dot. Sigh. My latest for Kix cereal: Learn to make super easy vegetable bugs! Find the veggie bug how-tos HERE. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow […]



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 […]