Chicago is foodie central, and that goes for the knee-high residents, too. But as a busy parent, it’s tough to whip up creative meals day after day. When you need a dash of inspiration, check out local kid-centric food blogs. Flip through our photo album and get ready to restock your recipe folder with great ideas.
West of the Loop
Nutritious, kid-friendly dishes and a passion for local produce are the main ingredients in this blog. In a recent post, Oak Park mom Emily scoured her local Farmers Market for cheddar cauliflower—an autumnal orange-hued variety—from Stover’s Farm Market in Michigan and transformed it into a gooey cauliflower gratin guaranteed to make your kids eat their vegetables.
Read the blog online at westoftheloop.com.
Where do you go to get great recipe ideas? Let us know in the Comments section below.
— Heidi Moore
Photos: Courtesy of Nutrition Unplugged, Indian As Apple Pie, Momma Cuisine, Homemade Mothering, The Children’s Table, Chef Druck, West of the Loop, Purple Asparagus