A hearty salad and pockets made with love

Miss G has kids in her kindergarten class that get hot lunches brought into the class.  She kept mentioning that she might like to try a salad.  So today she asked for one and requested certain vegetables.  Being me, I snuck in a bunch of other things for color that I thought she might like. Continue Reading

Grilled (dairy free) cheese all around

I was running low on groceries, and I happened to have some Daiya brand dairy free cheese shreds in my refrigerator. We try to keep processed and oily foods out of our diet as much as possible so this is a rare occasion for us. It was a foggy, chilly morning yesterday so the kids Continue Reading

Groundhog Day lunch

Yesterday was Groundhog day.  My kids don’t really understand since our winter in Florida classifies as a normal fall day anywhere else in the country.  However, they do love anything animal related and cute. Miss G had to stay home to go to the dentist today, and so Miss A, now my “big girl” 4 Continue Reading

Scalloped heart pocket and mini hearts for lunch

I’ve been trying to squeeze in a few Valentine themed lunches before the day hits.  Some days (like today) are gray, rainy and blah.  I know most of you are enduring extremely cold weather and awful storms so I hope these brighten your day a bit.  Hoping it cheers my little ones too. Miss A, Continue Reading

Tomato veggie wraps and mini love lunch

Miss G informed me that she is SICK of peanut butter.  She doesn’t want it any more.  I have to admit that my lunches (although cute) have lacked in variety lately.  I found this delicious sundried tomato spread at the farmer’s market Saturday.  I decided to build the lunch around it.  I used a whole Continue Reading