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Halloween Witch Sandwich Recipe

Halloween Witch Sandwich Recipe

Hey, Hampton Roads parents ... looking for a fun sandwich to make for your Trick or Treaters before they head out for the big night?  Why not make this really cute Witch sandwich?  It's super easy and kids will get a few extra fruits and veggies too A fun and easy Halloween treat for a quick lunch or dinner.  Serve this as a cold [...]

Recipe for Making A Fun & Creative Pineapple Sandwich

Recipe for Making A Fun & Creative Pineapple Sandwich

Pineapples are a sign of welcome and this fun sandwich is a whimsical way to welcome any guest in your home.  It’s simple to make and few ingredients are needed.  The pineapple sandwich is also a perfect fit for any luau or summer party but it is a fun, creative treat any time of the year. Another fun idea ... have a "Make Your [...]

Delicious White Bean Dip

Delicious White Bean Dip

A good friend of ours, Thomas Cathey, is a whiz in the kitchen.  We love finding out about his yummy food creations.  Here is his take on a white bean dip that is delicious served with lime-flavored corn chips. Ingredients: Medium onion Can of White beans 2 garlic cloves Lime White pepper 2 Tbsp Olive oil Cumin [...]

Five Fast and Easy Summer Salsa Recipes

Five Fast and Easy Summer Salsa Recipes

With summer underway, I’m sure your BBQ is getting as much use as mine is with grilled meats, fish and veggies always making appearances at the dinner table.  One of my favorite dishes to bring to a BBQ or dinner party during the summer is a fresh salsa – they’re fast, tasty, and extremely versatile!  Plus, making them from [...]

Smores on the Grill- Chocolate, Marshmallow, and Cake Dessert

Smores on the Grill- Chocolate, Marshmallow, and Cake Dessert

Here is a spin on traditional S’mores around the campfire- s’mores on the grill.  Let’s say you are planning a cookout or family- friendly dinner and want a fun dessert but without the fire or time it takes to roast marshmallows. Try making these S’mores Mini Cakes.  They are very simple, quick and do not leave you cleaning up [...]

Cherry Cobbler Recipe for a Sweet Summer Treat

Cherry Cobbler Recipe for a Sweet Summer Treat

Nothing sounds more like summer than cobbler, whether it is a cherry cobbler or peach cobbler.  We just recently made a yummy cherry cobbler from the sour cherries that grow in our own backyard.  Served with vanilla ice cream, it was like a taste of heaven. You can use either fresh sour cherries or pie filling to make a cobbler.  If [...]

Shopping and Cooking from the Farmers’ Market, with the Kids

Shopping and Cooking from the Farmers’ Market, with the Kids

“My kids are so picky.”  “My son won’t eat anything green.”  “All she’ll eat is celery”.  The complaints from parents are endless and frustrating.  We all hope to have that kid who eats everything, without complaining, but does he really exist?  Probably not, but there are a few things we can do to expand kids’ horizons [...]

Remaking a Few Summertime Favorites- Quick, Easy, Healthy Summertime Meals- BLT Sandwiches

Remaking a Few Summertime Favorites- Quick, Easy, Healthy Summertime Meals- BLT Sandwiches

Bacon ... Lettuce ... Tomato ... an all time favorite sandwich. A BLT, salad and Watermelon are a super quick Summer meal perfect for Lunch or Dinner.  By making smart choices the BLT can be a healthy, low-fat sandwich. Start with the following ingredients: Whole Wheat Bread (2 slices per person)- Make sure you are choosing [...]

Fun Sandwiches for Kids Parties or Just for FUN

Fun Sandwiches for Kids Parties or Just for FUN

If you are looking for some fun foods that might help your kids eat more veggies or for some fun ideas for a Birthday Party ... here you go!  These sandwiches are the cutest ever ... you can make a Pirate sandwich ... a Princess sandwich ... a Rocketship sandwich or even a Flag sandwich! And be sure to check out the ZiggityZoom fun foods [...]

Make Your Own Microwave Popcorn and Kettlecorn without the Additives and Coloring

Make Your Own Microwave Popcorn and Kettlecorn without the Additives and Coloring

I enjoy popcorn.  I prefer air popped popcorn with a little butter and salt to microwave popcorn.  When I am in a hurry I will often make a bag of microwave popcorn but the artificial flavors and coloring can turn me off from that option.  I have begun popping my own microwave popcorn in a paper bag. It is quick, easy, and a healthy [...]

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