Easy Grab n’ Go Snack for Kids

Mario Olives

My kids love olives, so when I ran into these Mario On-The-Go Snack Pouch Olives at Harris Teeter I grabbed a few for their lunch boxes. The kids loved them!  They come in two sizes: 1.05 oz is a perfect 50-calorie snack for kiddos and the 1.75 oz is a great 100-calorie snack for adults. […]

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

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Last night I made some whole wheat penne with sauce for my boys.  We usually enjoy roasted veggies with pasta, but I was in the mood for some fennel!  Fennel contains a host of potent antioxidant phytonutrients, and is also rich in fiber, folate, and potassium.  This dish literally took three minutes to prep and […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon

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One of my favorite foods from Ali Baba on Daniel Island is their roasted cauliflower.  The only problem is that sometimes I feel like it’s too heavily coated with olive oil.  So I attempted to make my own version of this tasty side last night. I am hooked!! Note: I purchased my Zahtar (a fantastic Middle Eastern […]

Have Leftover Grilled Corn? Make Quesadillas!

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My husband and kiddos love grilled corn on the cob – the kind brushed with a blend of garlic, butter, cilantro and queso fresco. Since I purchased more than we could eat, we had couple left over from our meal.  Instead of tossing out those extra ears (or reheating them in micro – ick), I […]

Grilled Peaches!!

One word: YUM

Hands down, South Carolina grows the best peaches!  I got some at the Daniel Island Farmers Market yesterday.  Bought enough this time to actually make a dessert with them….usually the kids gobble them up so fast I can’t even prepare anything.  These peaches were ripe but still had enough crunch to them that you could grill them. […]