It could feel a little bit like we're in a food drought during the winter time because the trees and branches are bare and the price for berries has sky rocketed in the supermarket. However, during the winter months we can count on sweet and juicy citrus fruits to grace our produce aisle and plates. The most familiar members of the citrus family are oranges and lemons which can be frequently found in our meals but there are several other varieties that are delicious and valuable to introduce your kids to.Read More
Don't let their small size fool you, Seckel Pears are jam packed with wonderfully sweet flavor and lucky for us, they are in season from September through December. In comparison to other pears - the texture is a bit more coarse than other varieties but we just got our first batch in the kitchen and they are cute (and sweet) as can be!
If it looks like a fruit and it acts like a fruit, is it a fruit? No! We've embraced the flavors of our Veggie of the Month, rhubarb, to create delicious new compote to accompany some of our breakfasts and
snacks - Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Compote. The combination of these three items makes for a delicious sweet treat. As May is the most popular harvest time for Rhubarb you can expect to see this item appearing on your menus this month, but in the meantime, we invite you to familiarize yourself with the vegetable at home by checking out our recipe below for a Strawberry Rhubarb Salad with Mint.
We're no stranger to broccoli! This delicious veggie has appeared on our menus since our founding in 2005 but we're always innovating to incorporate fresh veggies into our meals in fun and exciting ways. The upcoming new menu item, Broccoli Cheddar Bites, is no exception. They are savory snacks, perfect for keeping kids satisfied throughout the day While you'll start to see this popping up on our menus, you can also prepare recipes with broccoli in your own home such as our Broccoli & Chickpea Farfalle Salad.Read More
Carrots are the quintessential, simple vegetable for kids on-the-go while apples are the classic, go-to fruit. Imagine combining the two together in one salad and you have a crowd favorite! When the sweet-sour flavors of the apple are paired with the sweet-heartiness of the carrots it makes for the perfect light and refreshing dish: Carrot Apple Salad. The carrots play the leading role in the color profile of the salad and are what gives the recipe the added crunch and nutritious elements that are hard to beat!Read More
The Sweet Potato, a naturally sweet treat!
Is it a Yam or a Sweet Potato?