Kids & Food

We were playing in the kitchen the other day and came up with these fantastic gluten free pancakes using the King Author all purpose mix. No fancy tools required to make these owl pancakes. We created them by using a 1/3 cup measure to pour the batter into the pan to create an oblong shape…

Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Feta

Print Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Feta Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: Varies Quick and easy appetizers that can be partially made in advance. Just grill the eggplant the day before your event and refrigerate overnight. Roll up with the feta the day of your gathering and wow…

Garden Salad

Garden Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Garden Salad

Using fresh and local produce to create a satisfying meal.


  • Carrots
  • Yellow Cauliflower
  • Purple Cauliflower
  • Lettuce


  1. Combine these items to make a delicious Spring salad.

Beet Greens Pesto

Print Beet Greens Pesto Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 cup pesto Calories per serving: 60 Fat per serving: 6 g Saturated fat per serving: 1 g Carbs per serving: 1 g Protein per serving: 2 g Fiber per serving: 0 g Sodium per serving: 95 mg Don’t throw away your…

Beet Mocktail

Print Beet Mocktail Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Serving Size: 1 This is a great use for incorporating beets into a beverage that is fast and easy. Ingredients 1 cup club soda 1 tablespoon grated beets 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons agave 1/ cup ice Instructions Combine…

Talking Nutrition to Boys & Girls Club

I had the pleasure of speaking about the importance of eating balanced meals to children from the Boys & Girls Club ages 7-13 in Scottsdale on Tuesday. Some were introduced to snap peas for the very first time and discovered that it was very different from a regular canned pea that they had previously encountered.…

Beet Salsa

Print Beet Salsa Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Yield: 4 servings (about 2 cups) Move over tomatoes! Beets are taking over! Surprise your guests with this spicy new take on salsa! Ingredients 1 pound red beets 1 tablespoon vegetable oil ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 large jalapeno, seeded & finely chopped ½…