Our Mission

From the very start, we have had a mission:  to get families in the kitchen cooking with natural, whole foods.  Why? Because it’s fun to cook and spend time in the kitchen and healthy foods really taste good. We have this mission because we think people will feel better if they cook most of their meals themselves instead… Read more »

Emily and Lyla’s 8 Great Reasons to Eat Kale

Here are our 8 Great Reasons to eat kale! 1) Tastes good (we especially like our chips) 2) Keeps you strong and fit because kale has a ton of iron. 3) Makes your hair healthy and shiny and strong because it a has tons of vitamin A and C. Very good in summer especially if you swim a lot. 4)… Read more »

Latest
  • Kitchen Twins Cooking Demo!

    Just wanted to let you know that Lyla and I are so honored and excited to be doing a Kitchen Twins cooking demo this Monday at the Princeton Junior School! We’ll be sharing our menu & recipe here too! We are excited! http://www.princetonjuniorschool.org/school-calendar/2014/1/27/kitchen-twins-cooking-demo

  • Raspberry Banana Unsweetened Almond Milk Smoothie

    This is a quick recipe for a delicious raspberry banana almond milk smoothie. You Will Need: 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 banana about half a cup frozen raspberries blender Take out a blender and put all of your ingredients into the blender. Ice chop until smooth. Then you have a perfect smoothie. Enjoy, Emily… Read more »

  • Apple and Avocado Gluten Free Wrap-great for school lunches

    This is my very simple Apple and Avocado gluten free lunch wrap.  Okay to begin let me say this recipe is my ultimate favorite lunch wrap! Plus it is so simple. I prefer using a Carrot Gem Wrap (we discovered Gem Wraps at Wegmans). Gem wraps kind of look like those dry fruit snacks (which I… Read more »

  • Melt in your mouth Fennel

    This amazing fennel recipe is by Giada and melts in your mouth with an olive oil and parmesan topping. I loved this recipe but Emily didn’t.  We checked out Giada’s Family Dinners cookbook from our library. My mom let us check out 3 cookbooks. Since we love watching her on TV, Giada is a common… Read more »

  • Caramelized Bananas

    This recipe has come a long way with us. In pre-school we had to all bring in a recipe, Lyla brought in this one, and I brought in pancakes (coming soon). Lyla loved making this recipe and so did I.This is a quick, simple, sticky, but fun recipe!  Ingredients: 2 bananas (lightly spotted) About 1… Read more »

  • Brocolli Stars!

      Broccoli “Stars” Don’t throw away the broccoli stems they are delicious as a little finger food! You can these eat them by themselves or dip them in something. They are kind of like a crispy chip and we like to call them “stars” because sometimes they look like a star when you cut them…. Read more »

  • Christmas Coffee Cake

    Every year my Grammy, my sister, and I make coffee cake. The coffee cake is creamy, with pecans in it, but this year it changed a little. That is because Lyla is gluten-free. This recipe is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit, and to enjoy family. Even though the snow stopped in… Read more »

  • Mung Bean Salad

    This summer we started eating a lot Mung Bean salads for lunch. Because Mung Beans go with eveything we put anything whatever fruits or veggies we have available in the salad. They are great because mung beans go with anything. For instance I like peaches, apples and avocado on my Mung Beans, and you may… Read more »

  • Popcorn 3 Ways

    We love popcorn, and we also love to experiment with it too. These are three of our favorite ways… Peanut Butter and Honey: Take your popped popcorn, and put in a frying pan. Scoop creamy or chunky peanut butter onto your popcorn. Drizzle some honey, and gently stir popcorn until the peanut butter and honey… Read more »

  • Todays Lunch and Snack

    Here is a picture of our lunch today. Hot Quinoa and black beans with gluten-free vegetarian taco seasoning. Home-made banana muffins, and some chocolate ( I snuck it in! ) Some red peppers and carrots. Plus some salt and vinegar lentils.  Enjoy Lyla and Emily! :):):):)