GF Zucchini Waffles

Helllooo waffle afficionadas/os! We tried a new aquafaba waffle creation last night and it turned out fabulous. We may need to tweak the recipe a bit, as our waffle iron took twice as long as usual to get dinner ready, but the golden hues over dark green were irresistible 🙂 It took a while to… Continue reading GF Zucchini Waffles

Shredded Butternut Squash Three Sisters

We had a family-cooking session on Sunday, and it was so much fun! Ilian was excited to scoop squash seeds with daddy, all manly-ly over the trashcan 😉 And mommy wondered where all the work went 🙂 This is a cute little variation on the Three Sisters cooking I've done previously, so it's a naturally… Continue reading Shredded Butternut Squash Three Sisters

Pinkie Pie Salad

I recently had some leftover cooked rice and was in the mood for a dinner salad. Going through the fridge yielded red beets, carrots, and half a jar of olives - and that seemed to fit! Shredded raw red beets will give any dish a fantastic color, and white rice is a great canvas -… Continue reading Pinkie Pie Salad

Sunflower Planting for Kids

Thanks to all who liked my Bean Planting for Littles post! It was great to hear you're trying it at home too 🙂 So here's another easy-peasy planting idea, and this one goes back to my childhood: growing sunflowers from birdseed. Most loose birdfood (i.e. not the blocks of suet) has sunflower seeds in it… Continue reading Sunflower Planting for Kids

Pina Colada Quinoa

Ilian passed his coconut food challenge!!! Yay!!! We have been waiting for a long time for him to start outgrowing food allergies, and although it looks like some are here to stay for a few more years, coconut is now on the menu! I love everything about it - the perfumed taste, summery smell, crunchy-creamy… Continue reading Pina Colada Quinoa

Bean Planting for Littles

Hi Foodie-Families! Today's post is something different from usual: Not a recipe for a dish, but a recipe for how to get an ingredient to one 😉 Michigan's climate in general and especially the weather this year don't favor delicate plants outside before mid- to late May. So all of us who like to garden… Continue reading Bean Planting for Littles