Chicken Pot Pie

In one of our After School Cooking Programs, we are learning all about Comfort Foods. The children are having so much fun filling up their little bellies with warm, nutritious and absolutely delicious foods from Turkey and Bean Chili to Pasta Fajioli, Morning Glory Muffins, Buttermilk Biscuits and Corn Chowder, just to name a few!Continue reading “Chicken Pot Pie”

My Oat Flour Obsession

As most of you know, I have been on a gluten free cleanse for over 30 days. I have gradually started adding it back into my diet to see how my body reacts to it. So far, it really seems to depend on what and how much of gluten I am eating, smaller portions isContinue reading “My Oat Flour Obsession”

Italian Wedding Soup

When it’s cold and snowing outside, I like to fill up my belly with a warm, savory bowl of Italian Wedding Soup, a true comfort food. I love this soup, it is one of our favorites! My friend Lisa introduced me to it a couple of years ago and I’ve since made my own adjustmentsContinue reading “Italian Wedding Soup”

Whole Grain Quinoa Bites

Grains are an important part of our five food group daily consumption, however, when choosing your grains, be sure to keep them Whole Grain! Grains are the seeds of food plants that have been harvested and include foods such as wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley etc. Grains are high in carbohydrates which provide energy toContinue reading “Whole Grain Quinoa Bites”