Category: food + recipes

Edible Rhody KIDS: Got Local Milk?

Edible Rhody KIDS: Got Local Milk?

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013 |

“Got Local Milk?” Learn how milk gets from the farm to our fridge plus a list of local milk suppliers and an easy milk recipe.

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Creating Healthy Traditions

Creating Healthy Traditions

[ 0 ] December 20, 2013 |

Here are a few tips to keep in mind to make the holidays a little healthier and a lot more fun.

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Being Thankful

Being Thankful

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a great time to make sure kids understand the value of being thankful for the food they eat. Last year we created a “Tree of Thanks”. We drew a tree on a large piece of paper, cut out little colored leaves and left them around the Thanksgiving table. […]

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Family Matters: Veggie treats for Thanksgiving

Family Matters: Veggie treats for Thanksgiving

[ 1 ] November 17, 2013 |

As we begin to think about gorging and feasting on all things gluttonous this Thanksgiving season, a quick and healthy snack is always welcomed in our home. After scouring the virtual veggie world, (well, really just Pinterest), we found the following fun ways to prepare fruit and veggies for all ages. Turkey Lunch (Love this Pic) […]

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Lunchbox Redux

Lunchbox Redux

[ 0 ] November 11, 2013 |

Each year at this time, I beg for lunch box ideas from friends, please share!

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Acorn Squash – not just for decorating

Acorn Squash – not just for decorating

[ 0 ] November 4, 2013 |

More than mere table decoration, acorn squash is a fabulous cooking squash and it is now exactly in season.

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Top 5 Ways to deal with Halloween Candy Overload

Top 5 Ways to deal with Halloween Candy Overload

[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |

My kids love getting dressed up in costume, roaming the neighborhood with friends to trick-or-treat, sampling candy along the way then home to watch The Great Pumpkin and count/categorize/trade their candy loot. Then it’s only a matter of days after Halloween that my children start to forget about their candy choosing ice cream or cookies for their desert choice.

So what do we do with all the candy collected? Over the year’s we have gathered numerous ideas from other parent’s on how they handle the candy overload.

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Edible Rhody KIDS: Be a locavore hero! (Fall 2013)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Be a locavore hero! (Fall 2013)

[ 0 ] October 7, 2013 |

Rhode Island is home to a wide variety of food options all year long. Design your food plate from the seasonal bounty this autumn!

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The Blue Kangaroo Cafe now open in Barrington!

The Blue Kangaroo Cafe now open in Barrington!

[ 1 ] October 6, 2013 |

Drop in for coffee and choose an indoor table, comfy armchair or outdoor table beneath flowering hanging baskets. If you’re feeling indulgent, add one of the sizable delicious homemade pastries.

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Raise your forks and wallets to help schools make healthy food changes

Raise your forks and wallets to help schools make healthy food changes

[ 0 ] September 20, 2013 |

This month, Whole Kids Foundation™ is fundraising with the goal of raising $3 million to provide schools nationwide with salad bars, gardens and nutrition education classes for teachers. “With one-third of the nation’s children overweight or obese, and 31.6 million children relying on lunch served through the national school lunch program each year[1], the opportunity […]

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