Dinner Guest Post from Granola Girl

My 9-year-old just submitted her favorite dinner recipe to the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ State Dinner with the hopes of winning an invitation to The White House. Not likely, but if it were up to me, she'd win. Here's her post: My name is Adina. I'm in fourth grade. My family eats really healthy. … Continue reading Dinner Guest Post from Granola Girl

Fish tacos for 4-year-olds

The first time I heard of dousing noodles in ketchup and calling it lunch was when my oldest went to a "backyard camp" at age three. Now I'll be honest--I don't come from the most sophisticated culture of childhood lunches. My elementary school fed us two triangles of Wonderbread held together with margarine every day. … Continue reading Fish tacos for 4-year-olds

Fish tacos in 5 (okay, maybe 10) minutes

After summer's last hurrah at the pool yesterday, we arrived home at 5:30PM on what was the first school night of the year. I sent my 8-yr.-old to watch the baby and hoped it would last for 5 minutes so that I could throw dinner together. The perfect grub in 5-10 minutes? Fish tacos. For … Continue reading Fish tacos in 5 (okay, maybe 10) minutes