Mango Edamame Salad with Pan Seared Tofu

Here’s a weeknight dinner that’s sure to please the whole brood… including the cook (it takes only 30 minutes to prepare). Slightly under ripe mangos and whole kernel corn put this salad on the sweet side while fresh chopped cilantro adds a pop of freshness. The tamari-garlic tofu is slightly salty, for a nice flavor combo overall. […]

Mexiquinoa Salad

There’s an awesome organic grocer near our place called Ecollegey. Their kitchen makes many delicious prepared foods, among them is their Mexiquinoa Salad. Here is my take on this meal-in-a-bowl. Ingredients Juice from 1 & 1/2 lemons 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup quinoa, cooked & cooled to room […]

Waffle Iron Fire Cheese Sandwiches

Ah, fire cheese. It’s how my 2 year-old nephew refers to all forms of delicious melted cheese, whether he finds it in quesadillas, on pizza or in this case, a grilled cheese sandwich. This here recipe isn’t much of a recipe. Rather it’s some weeknight inspiration for getting food onto the table – quick! We […]

Peanut Butter – Banana Energy Cookies

These yummy peanut butter ‘cookies’ are a great snackable for tiny travelers. I use the term cookie liberally because these contain no sugar, eggs, gluten or other common cookie culprits. Just good stuff like all-natural peanut butter, ripe bananas and whole grain oats. Ingredients 2 tablespoons ground flax mixed with 6 tablespoons water (allow to […]

Egg Planet Breakfast (Lunch & Dinner) Sandwiches

When us kids were little, our next door neighbor would sometimes babysit. She ran a tight ship but we didn’t mind because man, did she know her way around the kitchen! Our favorite meal: egg planets (aka: souped-up scrambled eggs on an English muffin). But hey, kids are simple creatures and we would request this […]

Favorite Things Salad with Crispy Garlic Tamari Tofu

This meal features Paige’s favorite foods of all time: grape tomatoes, peas and whole corn kernels–with tofu on the side. Light and fresh, it’s the perfect lunchtime fare and made using frozen veggies, you can enjoy it year-round. This dish is a really fun one for older babies developing their pincer grasp with tons of […]