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
  • Beet Ravioli/Guest Post by Cricket Allen

    Hi Everyone, I am Emily and Lyla’s mom, otherwise known as Cricket. I am “guest” posting today to share my recipe for beet ravioli. The ravioli is actually thinly sliced beets rather than pasta. If you are a beet lover, like we are, you will love this. This recipe was inspired by a chef the… Read more »

  • Lyla’s Creamy Tomatillo Salsa

    My creamy salsa recipe is quick, simple, really tasty and healthy. Tomatillos are kind of like tomatoes and have a little shell on them like a husk cherry does. They are really delicious in salsa. In normal salsa I can never scoop it up, so to my tomatillo salsa I added avocado. I did that to… Read more »

  • Adirondack Adventure Week 2-4

    This is our Adirondack Adventures weeks 2-4. There were a lot fun and eventful activities that took place in these 3 weeks. First and foremost, we had so much fun with all of our friends and family. We hiked bear mountain, went to the Waldheim for breakfast, ate lots of kale chips, we went to Water Safari,… Read more »

  • Adirondack Adventure: Week 1

    Picture yourself in a really crazy reality show and that would be our first week in the Adirondack Mountains. We have had a week full of surprises and fun: Two power outages (from thunderstorms) Fireworks on fourth of July from a boat; we thought half of the fireworks were lightning too though We both passed… Read more »

  • Philadelphia Vendy Awards

    Hi, we were so thankful Jen Cohan invited us as press to the Philadelphia Vendy Awards. It was a delicious experience with warm peach cobblers to insane quinoa tacos (our favorite).  Owning a food truck must be hard so we have to hand it to all of the people that made it to the Vendy… Read more »

  • Berry Good Strawberry Jam

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJTJ75Yi-EY We went strawberry picking with our mom and got tons of strawberries. We made 2 desserts and then we made strawberry jam it’s berry good ( : This fresh strawberry jam we got online from epicurious. The recipe is below. We liked it because it uses an apple for the pectin. Pectin in what makes… Read more »

  • Kitchen Curiosities with Nancy Easton, WITS founder

    We had such a great time interviewing Nancy Easton, the founder of Wellness in the Schools. We hope you enjoy watching. The interview is just below. One thing we learned and you will learn too in the interview is she told us about that if you make a mistake, and do not fix it or learn from it,… Read more »

  • Delicious Date Drops (gluten free)

    We eat these delicious date drops all the time! You probably noticed from our school lunch pictures. We learned the recipe in our school’s Food and Garden Club. Everybody loved them.  We bring these date drops for treats and energy during game days, bikes, hikes, picnics, and of course for an every day school snack.  They are also really healthy… Read more »

  • Game Day Juice (makes you faster!)

    Do you play any sports?  This is something our mom has made for us on game days and it’s really delicious and she makes sure we drink it so we are hydrated.  The chia gets a little gel-like which is what makes it extra good for staying hydrated because the seed actually holds the water or juice… Read more »

  • Wellness in the Schools Gala

    Chef Telepan invited us to go to the Wellness in The Schools Gala. If you saw our Kitchen Curiosities interview with Chef Telepan he talked about Wellness In The Schools where he is the executive Chef. WITS just celebrated their 10 year anniversary and it’s a really big deal because they have made so many… Read more »