Archive for the ‘kid pleasers’ Category

Most grocers now devote an entire aisle to prepared pasta sauce.  Jarred sauces are great in a pinch (this is my go-to), but there’s something fresh and special about a simple sauce you make at home.  With a handful of ingredients, you can very easily pull together this vodka sauce … Read More

Oh my god, I looooove them, my twin nieces exclaimed, in unison as twins do, when I asked about the peanut butter treats their mom, my sister, makes. Remember these are the people who gave us swag bars – kid-friendly treats without any guilt and a whole lotta swagger.

If you’re like me, … Read More

We have a full-on main course meal that, despite begin loaded with veggies, kids will devour.  With 300 cals per serving and do-ahead steps, everyone wins with our goodie two-cheese nachos. It’s what’s for dinner.

You know the term rising? It’s a summer term to indicate the grade a child will enter in the fall, as in will be a freshman or freshman rising.  My daughter is now, at this very moment, entering her last summer rising.  She will be a senior come September. We … Read More

Cinco de Mayo celebration began in California with Mexican immigrants celebrating their country’s rise over French rule after the defeating the French at the Battle of Puebla.  Mexico observes this historic date, but the US declared it a national holiday.  And what better way for America to celebrate anything, but … Read More

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