Don’t put the grill away because summer is over. Even if you live in the Midwest, like I do, keep that baby out & smokin’. With an heavy jacket and an oven mitt(en) you can grill in any type of weather. Today I am going to share a little family secret about grilling perfect drummies. Lean in close to your… Read More
The Creative Family Kitchen
Throw on an apron and get the kids in the kitchen. Below is a collection of tried-and-true family recipes for the little ones that are delicious for adults, too. You'll also find easy tips and tricks for meal planning and lunch packing.
Today we welcome Tiffany from Peanut Blossom. Mmmmm, Honey Crisps are my favorite! ~Zina “Mommy, how do farmers make apples?” I stopped in the middle of prepping dinner and turned around. Was this just a slip up in verbiage: “make” vs. “grow”? Or does the question run deeper? In some ways, her choice of words made sense to me. I… Read More
I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to Adrienne, also known as The Iowa Farmer’s Wife. This amazing woman is mama to two munchkins and wife to The Farmer. You’ll be able to find Adrienne here on Let’s Lasso the Moon occasionally sharing ways to make fresh produce a regular part of your family dinner. This month she… Read More
Delicious summer watermelon slushies recipe! Bring the frozen watermelon on your picnic (it’ll double as an extra ice pack). When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Well, what if life gives you 3 watermelons? Yes, 3! Our family loves watermelon so when I saw them on sale this week I didn’t hesitate despite already having one sitting on the kitchen… Read More
The No Cupcake Rule didn’t seem like that big of a deal when we received an “It’s your child’s birthday” notice from Montessori. Still, I found myself scrounging at the last minute for a creative idea that would be healthy and cool. Nowadays with Pinterest a task like this is easy; check out our fun Creative Kids’ Recipes board. Way… Read More
Yes, popcorn. Yeah, for dinner. Tell your kids “Popcorn for dinner” and you instantly become the best parent in the world or maybe worst parent in the world. Our family has popcorn for dinner every Friday to celebrate movie night. The idea for the weekly menu item came from church acquaintance who listed the tradition as one of the highlights… Read More