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 »

  • Why We Did A Vegan Week

    We welcome you to our vegan week review! You might wonder: • What is vegan exactly? • Why a vegan week? • Is it hard to be vegan? • Does vegan food taste good? • Will vegan food fill you up? • Do we recommend a vegan week? All these things mattered to us so… Read more »

  • 5 of our School Lunch Ideas

    We love our school lunches, and we know we post pictures of our lunches a lot on social media, but we wanted to share them with you like this more so you can also find some of the recipes. We call our lunches fun lunches, because they aren’t sandwiches. Sometimes we have left overs and sometimes it just made… Read more »

  • Strawberry Applesauce Pancakes

      These are my Strawberry Applesauce Pancakes. I adapted this recipe from my great grandmother’s by adding in some applesauce and strawberries. They are SO good and thicker and puffier than regular pancakes. You can make these gluten free or vegan.  We are doing a vegan week right now so we used chia in place of eggs (chia… Read more »

  • Creamy Salsa #2 (with a secret ingredient!)

    My first creamy salsa used avocado and my second creamy salsa uses my secret ingredient of raw cashews to make it creamy. It is simple and delicious. Wanting creamy salsa, but not having avocado I asked my mom if I could use cashews because we make a creamy sauce using cashews so I thought it… Read more »

  • Kitchen Curiosities-WildFlour Cafe owner Marilyn Besner

    We were very fortunate to interview Marilyn Besner of WildFlour Cafe and Bakery. In our interview, you will learn about her former pastry company, her favorite food, and why she was inspired to create Wild Flour as a gluten free cafe and bakery. Wild Flour is on Main Street in Lawrenceville NJ. It is gluten free… Read more »

  • 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 »