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Tag Archives: 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 […]



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 […]