Summer So Far

Just a photo collage of our summer so far: We share a lot of our food daily so here are memories we have had with our friends and family along the way!     Hope Hope everyone has had a good summer! – Emily and Lyla ūüėČ

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 »

  • The BEST Banana Bread

    We have done a lot of experimenting with banana bread. Some from other peoples recipes, some of our own. Some have been OK, or too dry or too sweet or just so so. ¬†Finally, we have come up with our own¬†recipe that we think is very delicious and the best. You see hemp seeds in… Read more »

  • Feta Tomato Onion Tartlets

    Have you ever had savory tartlets before? Well these are the best ever! They have rosemary, feta, tomatoes, and onions! They are the perfect appetizer bites and mini treats! This is what you need to make them: 1 sweet onion 5 medium-sized tomatoes (campari are good) 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, de-stemmed and cut into small… Read more »

  • Fresh Basil Spinach Pesto

    This pesto is so fresh and perfectly green (Lyla’s favorite color). It is really simple. We made it in our Vitamix but you¬†can make it in a food processor or regular blender too.¬†With¬†pesto you normally add¬†parmesan cheese but we did not have any so we¬†topped our pesto pasta¬†off with goat gouda and I’m glad we… Read more »

  • Kitchen Twins Tortilla Soup

    Tonight my dad and I made dinner. He usually likes to make foods with spice so we decided to make one of our favorites – our homemade tortilla soup with freshly made tortilla strips. ¬†The soup¬†was the centerpiece of our¬†dinner along with a salad and toast. It’s simple and really really good. Enjoy, The Kitchen… Read more »

  • Simple Green Shake

    Our mom loves green shakes especially in our new Vitamix. This is one we made that is her favorite and ours too. Simple Green Shake Serves 2 Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup green grapes 2 cups spinach 1 banana 1 pear squeeze of half a lemon 1/2 cup ice Instructions Put all ingredients in… Read more »

  • Eggs with Sweet and Spicy Pineapple

    Eggs with Sweet and Spicy Pineapple! Emily and I love to give each other Chopped baskets, and one time she gave me pineapple, sriracha, tempeh, and mayo. I thought well grilled pineapple is good, so that’s just what I did for the main accent¬†what I turned into an¬†open faced breakfast¬†egg dish that combines the Three¬†“S’s”¬†of… Read more »

  • Behind the Scenes with the Kitchen Twins at C-CAP 2016

    We had such an amazing time at the C-CAP event this year. C-CAP was started by our friend Mr.¬†Grausman.¬†C-CAP stands for¬†Careers through Culinary Arts Programs and it teaches culinary skills to “underserved high school students to prepare them for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry.” It was fun to see all… Read more »

  • Two Peas in a Pod: 2 Delicious Pea Recipes

    Some people think that Emily and I are so alike, but we¬†are two peas in a pod that each have different personalities. We wanted to show everyone this by having one of our favorite ingredients, the pea, be a play on words, in an ingredient¬†collaboration. Two peas in a pod. Two pea recipes made by… Read more »

  • Almond Apricot Crackers

    These have a nice toasty flavor with a little nutty sweetness from the almonds and apricots. The tapioca flour turns these into the perfect cracker! We hope you try to make them they are super easy and delicious. Emily and Lyla Recipe below photos.     Ingredients: 1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons tapioca flour 1/4… Read more »

  • Spring Rolls: How We Roll into Spring!

    Spring is in the Air! ¬†That makes us excited because Spring is famous for delicious¬†fruits and veggies which make for some¬†fun food. A way to celebrate is with¬†Spring Rolls which we think are quite a festive to¬†roll into spring¬†(get it? we are all about¬†a play on words lately ( :     Where does the… Read more »