Back to School Bento

The month of August is like biting into a sour patch kid. The thought of getting back into morning routine, kids in bed by 8pm while the sun is still shining, sitting in carpool lane and packing lunches on the regular just puts a sour taste in my mouth! All the while, it’s our duty…

Move Over Mr. Potato, the Kale Chip has Arrived!

Ok, so maybe I got carried away with the title of this blog post; however, there is a lot of truth to it.  When I was a kid you never heard of Kale unless you went to someone’s BBQ and  amongst the smorgasboard of fattening foods you would see a large pot of slimy greens with a…

A New Fresh & Healthy Twist on Chips & Salsa

Before I begin let me make perfectly clear that I LOVE chips & salsa!  Whether it be my slammin sadie’s blackbean and corn salsa (check previous post under  “Ultimate Tailgate Menu”) or the fresh salsa you get at the Farmer’s Market. Yum!! I think I could make a meal on chips & salsa alone…(well maybe chips, salsa, & a…

Can you say Nutter Butter Banana Pudding?!

It’s Banana’s at Wild Thyme today!  Literally,  today we are hosting a kid’s cooking camp with the theme of the day being Curious George.  In the story Curious George makes Pancakes and so are our little kiddos,  followed by chocolate covered banana pops, monkey crafts, and a Curious George Movie.  Then I started thinking,  I’m…

Can Your Toddler Make Dinner? The Answer is Yes!

Since most of the kids are out of school today, why not give them the responsibility of fixing dinner tonight?  Now before you start freaking out imagining your kitchen torn upside down, flour footprints all over the house, and your child’s hair on fire, (parental supervision is a must), but allowing your children to cook has…