Sneaky mama for picky kids

No school + no camp yet = no time. Sure, we're having fun, but I hardly have time to breathe, let alone cook and eat. For lunch, we're feasting on smoothies. And at breakfast. And for snacks. And sometimes for dinner, too. Good thing they're full of good eats. Lately, I've been sneaking spinach into … Continue reading Sneaky mama for picky kids

Pesach, Granoladox style

Turns out there are a lot of recipes already on this blog that are kosher for Pesach. And since we're all a bit, uh, busy right now, I'll do you a favor. I'll sift through the blog for you. SOUPS Squash soup Cauliflower soup Pumpkin soup Strawberry rhubarb soup Gazpacho SIDES Cauliflower popcorn Farro Salad … Continue reading Pesach, Granoladox style

Berry almond smoothie

It doesn't take much to inspire a smoothie around here. A few days of good weather, and we're eating them every day. I pack them for lunches in water bottles or make them for after-school snacks. Just about any frozen fruit, combined with a banana, yogurt and milk makes a delicious smoothie, but lately we've … Continue reading Berry almond smoothie

Banana berry cake

I've been on a yogurt-making kick, and I'm two for three. The first batch was great, the second phenomenal, and the third batch bombed. I think I let it cool too much before bundling it in a blanket, but never mind that because my bad yogurt begot banana berry cake. This recipe would also work … Continue reading Banana berry cake

Granoladox Cafe

No, I haven't decided to quit my day job. But for one day only, stop by the Granoladox Cafe for some good, healthy eats. We'll be serving...you guessed it--granola. And the best part? Food is free! Chag Purim Sameach!

Waffles for dinner

If I could go back and tweak our wedding registry, there are a few items I could do without. That Nambe bowl that everyone my age owns? No thanks. And the enormous mixer that takes up half of any decent-sized kitchen counter? I brought that back to Bed, Bath & Beyond ages ago. But the … Continue reading Waffles for dinner

Gramma Mae’s pancakes

I never met Gramma Mae, but I think I would have liked her. My husband's family tells stories of her that always leave everyone laughing and admiring her for her wit, willingness to say whatever she liked and fabulous cooking. Her recipes were never precise or difficult--she'd even use eggshells to measure out ingredients--but they … Continue reading Gramma Mae’s pancakes