Saffron Rice and Bean Salad

Saffron Rice and Bean Salad

I remember feeling satisfied with a rotating menu of PB & J and turkey or chicken sandwiches packed inside my […]

fruit parfait

Berry Yogurt Parfaits

For a light and delicious breakfast, afternoon snack or dessert, we like to make yogurt parfaits. This is also a […]


Homemade Kettle Corn

On Sunday afternoons, there is one vendor at our local farmers market my kids and I cannot resist – the […]


Bento Lunches for Kids

For families with school-aged children in the Seattle area, Labor Day is symbolically observed as the last day of summer […]


Quick and Easy Blueberry Sauce

All summer long, my kids have waited patiently for the little green berries on our blueberry bush to ripen.  It […]

corn & scallion pancakes

Corn and Scallion Pancakes

These Corn and Scallion Pancakes make a great main course (with a hearty side dish like black beans), side dish, […]

mint yogurt

Mint Yogurt Sauce

I often cook the same dishes over and over again because they are familiar.  Spaghetti with marinara, teriyaki chicken, pasta […]