Butternut Squash Risotto

  1-3 TBL olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic 2-3 cups chopped butternut squash risotto 2 cups rice 5 cups chicken broth Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, or butter to taste (optional)   Put olive oil in sauce pan.  Cook onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes.  Add butternut squash and rice and cook for 2-3 more minutes until toasty.  Begin adding chicken broth slowly for 18-20 minutes, waiting until each cupful is absorbed before adding the next cup.   Recipe originally Read more [...]

Tropical Fruit Pomegranate Salad

      1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 can pineapple chunks 1 papaya fruit 2 oranges or can of mandarin oranges 1 banana   Combine all fruit, but add the pomegranate seeds just before serving.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read. Please sign up for the weekly newsletter at Super Healthy Kids Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter   // < ![CDATA[ // Read more [...]

Power Gold Smoothie

  1 cup of carrots 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup orange juice 1 TBL honey 1/2 cup plain or vanilla yogurt ice cubes   First softened the carrots in the microwave for about 4 minutes.  Then put them in the blender and puree them.  Make sure to really puree the carrots for a long long time, until it is not pulpy at all. Use some of the pineapple juice to make it smooth. Then finish with the rest of the ingredients.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The Read more [...]

Fresh and Fruity Breakfast Quesadillas

  Instructions   Chop enough fruit to get 2 cups total of: Pineapple Strawberries Oranges Mangos   Then you'll want: 2 cups chopped tropical fruits 8 small whole wheat tortillas 4 TBL Cream cheese, light Cooking spray.   Mix cream cheese with fruit. Spread equally among four whole wheat tortillas. Top with remaining tortillas to make a "sandwich."  Heat a non-stick griddle or cast iron skillet.  Spray with cooking spray. Cook both sides of each quesadilla until Read more [...]

Sunshine Slaw

  For Yummy Sunshine Slaw Mix Well and Chill 3 carrots grated 1 apple peeled and chopped handful of raisins 1/3 cup fat free mayo (or Veganaise if you're vegan) sliced almonds   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read!         Amazon.com Widgets     Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, it is easy, visit our store and make a purchase Read more [...]

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Red Potatoes

  Roasted Garlic Parmesan Red Potatoes go great with the season swiss baked chicken recipe I added, but honestly I make them with a lot of things when I cook for my wife. Ingredients Garlic Powder Parmesan Cheese (the kind we all have in the fridge) Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-3 Pounds Red Potatoes Directions - Wash and cut potatoes into 1" cubes place in water while cutting to prevent turning brown - Drain water and pour olive oil over potatoes and toss to coat with oil - Place on sheet Read more [...]

Avocado and Apple Salad

  Ingredients 1 avocado 1 apple 1 TBL raisins 1 TBL Walnuts 1/2 TBL honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon   Instructions Peel and chop apple. Place in bowl with a drop of water. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir, microwave for 30 seconds longer. Cool apples! This step is to make them the same texture (soft) as the avocado. While your apples are cooling, mix together honey, vanilla, and cinnamon, until well combined. Drain any water from your bowl of apples. Chop Read more [...]

Pepper and Pea Potatoes

  Ingredients 2 cup, diced Potatoes, red 1 cup, chopped Red Bell Pepper 1 cup Green Peas, frozen 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 dash Salt 1 dash Black Pepper   Instructions Add 1 TBL of olive oil to a skillet and heat.  Add chopped potatoes and chopped red pepper.  Cook until mostly tender about 4-5 minutes.  Add 1 cup of frozen peas and cook until heated through.  Season with salt and pepper.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits Read more [...]

Bird’s Nest Springtime Lunch for Kids

  Ingredients for a wonderful Bird’s Nest Springtime Lunch for Kids   1 cup instant brown rice 1 1/4 cup water 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 cup beans (kidney or black)   Instructions   In microwave safe dish, or on the stove top, combine rice, water, and seasonings. Cook until all water is absorbed. (about 10 minutes in microwave, or 40-50 minutes on stove top) While rice is still warm, scoop into plastic wrap in order to shape into a ball.    Take Read more [...]

Cheesy Cauliflower Dippers

Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded, divided in half 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon Garlic salt   Instructions Wash and clean the cauliflower and cut it into chunks. Make sure you remove the core. Place the cauliflower in a food processor and pulse it until it’s a “rice” consistency In a large saucepan, heat one inch of water until it boils. Add in the Read more [...]