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
  • 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! :):):):)

  • A Kitchen Twin Tip video

    A Kitchen Twin Tip video- let hot melted butter cool down a bit before you add to an egg batter or else it scrambles! ( 🙁 :IMG_0425

  • Emi’s Secret Guacamole with Apple Dippers

    This is a simple recipe for guacamole. My family never knew my special recipe, but now they will. I started liking avocados this past year, and in that time I created this guacamole that my family says is the best. Now your family can too.       You will need these things… Knife, spoon,… Read more »