Tag: kids

  • Parsley & Lemon – Ricotta Cupcakes

    Parsley & Lemon – Ricotta Cupcakes

    Makes 6 large cupcakes Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup turbinado sugar 3 tablespoons lemon zest 3 tablespoons chopped fine, parsley 1 stick butter ( salted) softened ¾ cup ricotta cheese 1 egg juice of three lemons Directions Heat oven to 350 […]

  • Fresh Carrot & Lime Sodas

    Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine ½ cup sugar ¾ cup water 1 cup fresh carrot juice 1 cup fresh lime juice Ice Seltzer water Directions In a medium sauce pan combine the mint, ginger, sugar and water.  Bring to a boil while stirring […]

  • Rosemary & Roasted Parsnip Maple Sodas with Rosemary Pixie Dust

    2 parsnips, chopped ¼ cup turbinado or raw sugar 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 1 cup water Seltzer water *Rosemary Pixie Dust Directions Pre-heat oven to 390°F. In a mixing bowl combine the parsnips, sugar, maple syrup and 1 tablespoon of rosemary leaves, then toss together until coated and mixed. Arrange […]

  • Ginger-Beet Orange Sodas

    Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients ¼ cup tarragon leaves, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine ½ cup sugar ¾ cup water 1 medium beet, scrubbed 6 oranges, peeled IceSeltzer water Directions In a medium sauce pan combine the tarragon, ginger, sugar and water.  Bring to a boil while stirring to dissolve all […]

  • Concord Grape Jack O’Lantern Punch

    Makes 1 big pumpkin’s worth of punch Ingredients 2 cups turbinado or raw sugar 2 cups water 2 cups fresh concord grapes, smashed 3 cardamom pods, crushed 2 cinnamon sticks, cracked 2 teaspoons nutmeg, freshly grated 1 inch piece of ginger, sliced thin Large Jack O Lantern, seeds removed and cleaned but not carved ( […]

  • Winter Herbal Citrus Soda

    Makes 1 Large Pitcher Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup fresh basil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme leaves zest of 1 lime zest of 1 lemon 1 cup turbinado sugar or white sugar 1 cup water 2 cups citrus juice: tangerines, lemons, limes, oranges Directions Combine the herbs, zest, sugar and water in a […]

  • Blueberry Ginger Maple Syrup

    Ingredients 1 cup maple syrup ¼ cup blueberry puree 1 teaspoon grated ginger Directions In small saucepan over medium-low heat, add maple syrup and ginger and warm through.

  • Ginger Spice Butter

    Makes ½ cup Ingredients ½ stick butter, softened 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg, grated 1 teaspoon fresh cinnamon, grated Directions In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread on warm muffins.

  • Spicy Summer Fruit Muffins

    Makes 12 muffins Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons fresh nutmeg, grated 2 teaspoons fresh cinnamon, grated ½ teaspoon (a pinch) ground cloves ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup light brown sugar â…“ cup honey 1 cup soy yogurt ¼ […]

  • Ginger Carrot Wholegrain Pancakes

    Makes 6-8 cakes Ingredients 1½ cups whole wheat flour 1½ cups 1% milk ½ cup wheat bran ½ cup carrot puree (cooked & blended carrots) ½ cup buckwheat flour 3 large eggs ¼ cup all purpose flour 2 tablespoons lowfat plain yogurt ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon grated ginger Directions In a large bowl, […]

  • Spinach & Three Cheese Ravioli (kid friendly)

    Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting 4 large eggs, lightly beaten ¼ cup fresh spinach juice 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup parmesan, grated fine ½ cup pecorino Romano, grated fine ¼ cup ricotta cheese Butter Directions Mound flour on a work surface, preferably wooden, and make a well in center. […]