Shaved Brussels sprouts with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Something very strange has happened the past two nights for dinner:  my son has demanded vegetables!  I swear.   I thought I was having an out of body experience.  And, this morning for breakfast, he asked for vegetables, again: Brussels sprouts.  The past two days, all he’s eaten for the past two dinners is Brussels sprouts. If you’re scratching your head, I had the same thought: this is extremely uncharacteristic for a seven year old boy! And, I wasn’t intentionally trying to get him to eat his veggies either.  I simply made a new side … [Read more...]

Country Crock & Clare Crespo Make Eating Veggies FUN

Let’s face it, getting most kids to eat their veggies is an uphill battle. What's appealing about eating broccoli or spinach when there are so many seemingly tastier food choices?  I definitely resisted eating anything green as a child, and it took a long time for me to turn the veggie corner. But, yesterday, I was invited to attend a very exciting event sponsored by Country Crock and culinary artist Clare Crespo, to promote the launch of a whimisical online recipe book, “A Very Veggie World”  that features 25 imaginative veggie recipe … [Read more...]