Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

Shock and Awe, people!

There is an unwritten list of foods we parents have – PLEASE tell me I am not the only one… You know, a list of the untouchables. The “Untouchable Vegetables”. “Those” veggies that I wouldn’t even dare to put on my kiddos plates, the ones that illicit the gag and cotton mouth. At the very top of my list is ASAPARAGUS. Now, I personally like asparagus or else I would NEVER buy it. (hah)

But, I have a dream, it’s a little dream – but a dream. A dream that I can make one meal and we all eat in peace, young and old, boy and girl, mom and dad. That the color of food isn’t what matters, but that each color and shape is given equal opportunity to be eaten and … even enjoyed. That the dinner table can be a place where tears and discontent do not show their ugly faces. Rather, dinner is filled with laughter and joy and even peace. 

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Brownie NomNoms

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this recipe belongs to food for a year. no reproductions are permitted without explicit permission from the owner of this recipe.

This recipe has been a breath of fresh air into a much needed morning routine. I don’t know, I may be the only one who struggles to force-feed offer my children healthy food in the mornings. I have blended, I have toasted, I have mixed, stirred—and waved the white flag of surrender. They ((my herd of 4)) have eaten pop strudels, fruity sugar O’s, chocolate coated sucrose bombs – happily. Yeah, they were happy & I felt guilty. Continue reading

 
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