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
It's no surprise that we love our fruits and vegetables at Red Rabbit... we include them in every single meal we serve. We love sliced oranges because they are refreshing and burst in your mouth and we love broccoli because it is nutrient dense and combines perfectly with many of our Asian inspired dishes. However, not all produce is made equal - sometimes fruits and vegetables are odd sized, have small bruises, or have slight discoloration. That's no reason not to eat them though, right?
With the holiday season upon us it's difficult to avoid the cookies, pies, cakes, and decadent meals. It's entirely possible to enjoy the holidays but still be health conscious by swapping out just a few ingredients while preparing meals and snacks for children. By following a few simple tips and using our suggested recipes as a baseline, you'll be prepared for the holidays!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.
Despite what some commercial diet plans say, or what people have been led to believe—not all carbohydrates are "bad." Just like not all calories are created equally, carbohydrates are not either. They provide energy for activity and they aid in the functioning of our muscles and internal organs, so we cannot live without them. When looking for high-quality (i.e., highly beneficial and healthful) carbohydrates, choose a nutritional super star, like sweet potatoes!Read More