Caprese Panini

 “You like tomato, I like tomahto.”  Tomato…tomahto… it’s all the same thing.  But it’s not the same.  Slavery is not just happening overseas, it is here in our backyard.  In the US tomato fields!  It’s not just a small number of tomatoes.  It is the vast majority of tomatoes sold in our supermarkets.  According to […]

Lemon Feta Quinoa

Quinoa is a high protein grain with a delicate, subtle flavor.  It’s shape resembles tiny beads.  I buy my quinoa from Trader Joes but it is found at most grocery stores.  Costco has a really great price on it, if you have a membership there. This is my favorite quinoa recipe.  The lemon, feta and […]

Birthday Parties #2: It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

Second Birthdays give way to unpredictable toddlers.  Who would have ever guessed that all our guests gathered around serenading them Happy Birthday, would be so upsetting?  Especially with something so yummy looking within arms reach. When my little girl’s birthdays roll around, I am often overcome with gratitude for the miraculous gift they are.  We […]

Birthday Parties #1: 1st Birthday!

We recently celebrated our son Noah’s birthday.   So while I’m still in birthday mode, I want to share with you about our birthday celebrations with food allergies.  So today’s post is the first in I’m not sure how many it will be, posts. Celebration.  Family.  Friends.  Party.  Games.  Music.  Balloons.  Birthday Box.  Streamered  Door.  […]

S’mores Bars

Even though S’mores season is fully upon us, I’ve been craving S’mores Bars.  Not the ones I’ve been finding on Pinterest lately, but the ones I grew up with.  The ones I remember having at church potlucks as a little girl.  The ones with Golden Grahams, chocolate and marshmallows.  Do you know the ones I’m […]