Veggie Pita and Eco-Friendly Lunchbox Ideas

By August 30, 2014 Recipes
vegetable pita

vegetable pita Yep, it’s that time again… school lunches!  What the heck to come up with for the next 9 months? Although my daughter could easily eat peanut butter and jelly everyday, I do prefer to give her a bit more variety then that.  And please don’t tell me you still use paper bags and plastic baggies that fill up the trash cans/landfills day in and day out?  (Do you feel a lecture coming on?)

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Banana Royale

By August 27, 2014 Recipes
banana pudding pie

banana pudding pie

Just in time for National Banana Lovers Day! Warning: This is not a healthy recipe… but of course that’s why you should keep reading!

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Copycat Chicken Lettuce Wraps (and veggie version too!)

By August 25, 2014 Recipes
copycat chicken lettuce wraps

copycat chicken lettuce wraps

My daughter is a fairly picky eater but she does love PF Changs Chicken Lettuce Wraps.  My husband is vegetarian so I easily substitute the chicken for mushrooms and make a vegetarian lettuce wrap for him that feels meaty. I make the chicken pieces a bit bigger then the restaurant version, but that’s the joy of making your own take of this popular dish.

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Browning Bananas?

By August 21, 2014 Recipes
frozen bananas

browning bananas

Are your bananas getting a bit brown? You did know you could freeze these bad boys, right? Don’t laugh… I just figured this out a few years ago! There is way too much food waste in this world so don’t throw them out, freeze them!

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