ABOUT US

Posts

Easy Key Lime Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Looking for a simple baking recipe to whip up with the kids? This key lime pie will do the trick.

+ read more

Pick of the Patch: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s Halloween week! Put all those jack-o’-lantern guts to good use with this easy and tasty toasted recipe.

+ read more

Garlicky Peanut Soba Noodles with Roasted Broccoli

Your kids will go wild for this yummy noodle dish from My Kitchen Love.

+ read more

Quinoa and Black Bean Wraps with Hummus

For an easy vegetarian meal, you’ve got to try these super tasty wraps from the blog, The Wimpy Vegetarian.

+ read more

How to Make a Mint Julep Mocktail

Today is National Mint Julep Day so bust out a batch of a no-booze version that you can share with the kids.

+ read more

Carne Asada Soft Tacos

These assemble-your-own carne asada tacos will have your kids jumping at the chance to make second and third helpings!

+ read more

Roasted Poblano & Corn Soup

The roasted flavors of corn and poblano peppers come together in this deliciously healthy and easy to make soup.

+ read more

Just Opened: Teaspoon in San Jose

Does your family have bubble tea fever? Then this new spot is a must try! Elevated flavors and all natural ingredients are just a few of the reasons Teaspoon is popping off.

+ read more

Blueberry Rickety Eyeball Punch

These edible eyeballs are easiest way to add a little wide-eyed spook into your drinks.

+ read more

Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Forget ordering out, this Thai Chicken Stir Fry recipe is super delicious and takes under 30 mins.

+ read more

Chicken Sliders with Tangy Yogurt Sauce

Forget the traditional burger. These chicken sliders will win over your entire family.

+ read more

Threaded Churrasco Steak

Grill or no grill this recipe is a great pick for a tasty, quick weeknight meal.

+ read more
photo courtesy of Give Me Lemons

Spinach and Avocado Pesto Pasta

Made from only fruits, vegetables, and herbs, this alternative to our usual pasta recipes is healthy, tasty, and fresh for summer.

+ read more

Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

Make it a meatless Monday and get your kids in on the cooking action with this healthy recipe.

+ read more

Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Your kids will be clamoring for more of this black bean salad that uses fresh tasty ingredients.

+ read more

Slow Cooker Chipotle Tacos

Get your taste buds ready for Cinco de Mayo with these Chipotle Barbacoa Tacos.

+ read more

Baked Corn Tortilla Chips

Need a healthy alternative to the store bought potato chip? Check out this baked corn tortilla chip that packs in the flavor without the salt or sodium.

+ read more

Avocado Corn Salsa

Treat your taste buds with avocado corn salsa.

+ read more

Four Refreshing Garden-Inspired Cocktails

It’s that time of year when us gardeners move from planting and planning to watering and weeding (sadly, for most, we’re still a bit away from harvesting). But don’t forget one of the most fun steps of all is watching…

+ read more

8 Noteworthy Summer Restaurant Openings

We’re in a familiar spring lull. Seems this time every year there’s a short stretch of anticipatory time just before several restaurants open, in time for high summer. This year there are several worth watching for, including a major Tom…

+ read more

Grilled Marinated Chicken

We won’t say no to a juicy burger or dog hot off the grill, but this healthier (and cheaper) grilled chicken recipe has really opened up our summertime grilling options. Made with a simple marinade that you can prepare and…

+ read more

New Reasons to Eat at Safeco Field

With the start of Mariners’ baseball underway, thousands of dedicated Seattleites will make the trek to Safeco field to enjoy the new players, grand slams, stolen bases, and now, delicious eats. The Safe now boasts eats from its two new…

+ read more

10 Easy Recipes from the Asian Noodle Aisle

You’ve conquered the ethnic foods aisle at your neighborhood grocery store and you want more—more variety, more fun, more choices when it comes to cooking dinner. But when you hit the noodle aisles at Uwajimaya (Chinatown–International District, 600 Fifth Ave.…

+ read more

Grilled Chicken With Tomato and Cucumbers

Grilling up chicken is the perfect way to make you remember warmer weather, longer days, and great eats. But this dish can be enjoyed all year long if you have a grill pan you can throw on top of your…

+ read more

Black Bean Corn Salad

This simple dish is the perfect compliment to your summer cookout. It’s easy to make, is full of protein, and you can make it in large batches for dinner parties. Because this recipe is so simple, it’s easy to adapt…

+ read more

Black Bean Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken is broiled and paired with pureed black beans and a simple salsa made from tomatoes, onion, cilantro and lime juice. Kids will have fun layering the black beans, chicken and cheese, bookended by corn tortillas.
Ingredients:
For the salsa:…

+ read more

Japanese Vegetable Noodle Soup

Scallions and fresh ginger spice the broth, while carrots, mushrooms and noodles make a hearty base. Your little chef will love squeezing lime juice into this flavorful soup, served alongside orange slices.
Ingredients
64 ounces low sodium chicken or vegetable…

+ read more

Holiday Mocktails

Non-Alcoholic Drinks that Feel Like a Party
The holiday parties are upon us, with their never ending onslaught of food and drinks. For those who can’t or choose not to drink alcohol, the beverage options tend to be an afterthought.…

+ read more

Quick and Easy Popsicle Maker

Cool Off with Healthy Homemade Popsicles This Summer

Zoku Quick Pop Maker from Williams Sonoma

Everyone thinks of making their own popsicles once San Francisco summer comes around, but who has the patience to wait for them to freeze?  Definitely…

+ read more