Fish shaped sandwiches, bowties, veggies and dumplings

I think I will quit saying I’m back.  I never really left, but honestly it’s been a rough school year in my house.  Life has gotten in the way of blogging for me lately.  I enjoy it, but the kids and trying to take better care of myself does prevent me from posting as often Continue Reading

Back to basics, an intro to bento lunches

I recently connected with a company that is doing great things to support people’s overall health by  allowing adults and children to track their health and wellness.  By adding more fruits and vegetables to diets and staying consistent, KidsFoodJournal.com and www.95210.org are both websites that promote healthier lifestyles by keeping yourself accountable for your daily habits.  KidsFoodJournal asked me to Continue Reading

Jack and Jill lunches

I found these new cookie cutters when my friend Deb of ipacklunch posted a photo of them.  I actually made these lunches about 2 weeks ago, but I’m late posting them.  In the meantime, my blogging friend Venia of Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat lunch by Organized Bites posted this adorable lunch with the same sandwich cutters by Continue Reading

Hummus Pita Pizzas and leftover gluten free pizzas

Miss G wanted something different for lunch, and she insisted on no sandwiches.  I had recently read Dreena Burton’s post on Hummus Tortilla Pizzas found here which I used for my inspiration. Dreena’s blog is Plant Powered Kitchen and serves as great inspiration for my cooking and recipe creation for kid-friendly recipes.   I had whole wheat pitas at Continue Reading

Long overdue heart lunches

My food projects are my passion, but very often family comes first.  So it’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I’ve missed you!  I decided to post all the lunches today that I did for before Valentine’s day and didn’t post.  After all, I love my kids all year long so the heart thing Continue Reading