November is the beginning of a quick descent into the winter season. As the days are growing shorter and colder we are all turning towards warming comfort foods. Roasted root vegetables, chestnut spread and rich cheeses are just the ticket for this month’s packed lunch repertoire. Let’s pack them with warm orange and red colors, […]
Tips for making healthy Halloween themed lunch items, snacks and Halloween party foods.
For many of us September is a month of new beginnings. New teachers, perhaps new schools, new school bags, new friends…Not all of it is fun and pleasant though, as new things are often stressful and take adjustment, especially for young children. Slide into the lunch packing routine with your child’s favorites and slowly build […]
June is a magical month. It seems like everything is blooming, fragrant and fresh. The first hints of the summer produce start to arrive at the market in all their glory. This is the month to enjoy the delicate wonders of apricots and garden peas, especially when eating outdoors. Early food introductions of ripe peaches […]
We are in transition this month from winter to spring, so you will find that a wide range of foods can be considered “in season”. Unlike your choice of clothing on a chilly spring day, you can’t go wrong with the winter citrus fruits that are still in abundance or all of the new leafy […]