Mealtime Blog

    • Star Wars Blue Milk Recipe

      Star Wars Blue Milk Recipe

      November 30, 2015You may remember the scene where Luke Skywalker pours himself a refreshing glass of cold, sweet blue milk. For Star Wars fans, the excitement intensifies as the opening of the new Star Wars Epic, “The Force Awakens” approaches. What better way to ease the agony of waiting, but to indulge in a delicious rendition of blue milk, the ubiquitous blue-colored liquid produced by female banthas, wooly mammoth like Star Wars creature Read More
    • Spaghetti Squash Tossed Salad Recipe

      Spaghetti Squash Tossed Salad Recipe

      November 25, 2015This delicious salad features squash and garbanzo beans tossed and coated in a bright lemony vinaigrette. Roasted pecans, green onion, parsley, and feta cheese garnish and complement. Because this squash dish is meant to be served at room temperature, it can be prepared a few hours early, covered with plastic wrap, and allowed to sit out until it’s time to eat. Read More
    • Almond Milk Rice Pudding Recipe

      Almond Milk Rice Pudding Recipe

      November 19, 2015Rice pudding is so easy to make, but it does require a little patience. The key is to not cook it too fast or too hot or you run the risk of scorching it. Low and slow with some gentle stirring and you’ll be left with something really delicious. If you just can’t wait, this is really good warm right out of the pot with a dollop of good fruit jam and some fresh mint. Read More
    • Easy Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

      Easy Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

      November 12, 2015This supremely easy cheesy baked chicken breast recipe is filling and tasty. Unwind from the stress of the workday while it bakes to golden goodness. Your house will fill with its delightful aroma and your family will rave about its flavorful, rich tenderness. Read More
    • Chex Party Mix Recipe

      Chex Party Mix Recipe

      November 5, 2015As summer winds down, the kids go back to school and the fall sports season kicks off. This recipe is a great way to get the ball rolling. Celebrate the approaching season with a warm savory bowl of a variation of the traditional Chex party mix with the a little extra cheeriness in the form of Cheerios. Read More
    • Sugar Cookies Recipe for Kiddos

      Sugar Cookies Recipe for Kiddos

      October 29, 2015These roll-out cookies are the perfect thing. They have basic ingredients and are very easy to mix together. In fact, you can even let the kids help (breaking eggs, etc.) But the real fun is when it comes to rolling out and cutting the cookies. Read More
    • Pumpkin Bread with Craisins Recipe

      Pumpkin Bread with Craisins Recipe

      October 22, 2015Pumpkin bread is a classic fall harvest treat, but it is delicious all year round. Kids love it as a snack in their lunches, and adults can spice up their mid-morning coffee break with a slice or two. The craisins just give it a little extra zest and is a gentle reminder that the holidays are not too far away. Zak serving trays are an ideal way to add color and fun when serving this tasty comfort food. Read More
    • Spinach Basil Pesto Recipe

      Spinach Basil Pesto Recipe

      October 15, 2015Pesto, pronto! If you’re like us, you love a good pesto. On a sandwich, on some pasta, or even a spoonful out of the fridge when nobody’s looking - we don’t care much, as long as we get our pesto. Read More
    • Star Wars Stormtrooper Cupcake Recipe

      Star Wars Stormtrooper Cupcake Recipe

      October 1, 2015With the anticipation about the new Star Wars film eminent, we thought that we should make some Star Wars themed cupcakes to satiate our desire for all things Star Wars. Read More
    • Berry Yummy Rice Pudding Recipe

      Berry Yummy Rice Pudding Recipe

      September 24, 2015Rice and pudding don’t seem as though they would make a perfect pair - but they are truly thick as thieves. This yummy recipe is vegan and delicious, perfect for people who can’t have dairy but who crave its creamy textures. Read More
    • Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe

      Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe

      September 17, 2015Turkey burgers are classically the looked-down-upon subjects of grilling season. Most people think of them as first frozen, then bland, substitutes for beef. And this is generally my feeling as well if we’re talking about pre-frozen turkey burgers. Read More
    • Avocado Mint Brownies Recipe

      Avocado Mint Brownies Recipe

      Sept 10, 2015Frozen. Chocolately. Refreshing. Those are the adjectives we’d ascribe to this frozen delicacy. Avocados, mint and chocolate might sound like an odd combination, but the recipes components go together like PB&J. Read More
    • Lemon Alfredo Recipe

      Lemon Alfredo Recipe

      Sept 3, 2015When I walk down the Italian aisle at the supermarket I see rows and rows of pasta and pasta sauces. Of course, I get why you would buy pasta. It’s a pain to make! But the jars of pasta sauce drive me a bit crazy. I get that people are crunched for time, but many Italian sauces are quick to make and can be made in basically the same amount of time it takes to boil the pasta! Read More
    • Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

      Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

      August 27, 2015Banana bread is a true classic comfort food. And this cream cheese frosting is the proverbial icing on the cake. So whether you are a banana bread connoisseur who swears by your great-grandmother’s recipe handed down through generations, or you simply have a surplus of bananas, we promise you will be a fan of this rendition. Read More
    • Gluten Free Lemon & Coconut Bars Recipe

      Gluten Free Lemon & Coconut Bars Recipe

      August 20, 2015These delicious, ooey, gooey gluten-free lemon and coconut bars will appeal to your sweet tooth. Made with coconut oils, sea salt and tart lemon zest, your taste buds are in for a tropical treat. Read More
    • Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

      Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

      August 13, 2015Are you are looking for easy sweet potato recipes? How about direction on how to make sweet potato fries--look no further. These Sweet Potato Fries are perfection on a plate. Read More
    • Mediterranean Bruschetta Recipe

      Mediterranean Bruschetta Recipe

      August 6, 2015Some afternoons, you just have to let the breeze in the kitchen, open a bottle of your finest Italian wine (or trader Joe’s 2 buck chuck - no one’s judging), kick up your feet and pretend you’re in Southern Tuscany. Nothing helps capture that Italian countryside feeling quite like fresh bruschetta. Read More
    • Baked Falafel with Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

      Baked Falafel with Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

      July 30, 2015Homemade Tzatziki sauce is one of my favorite quick summer condiments. It’s easy to mix up, is relatively healthy, and is packed with flavor and crunchy cucumbers. Read More
    • Garlic Ice Cream Recipe

      Garlic Ice Cream Recipe

      July 23, 2015July is known as National Ice Cream Month but also a month where the California city of Gilroy celebrates the almighty Garlic. What better way to celebrate both events during the same month by making Garlic-flavored Ice Cream? Read More
    • Kiwi Paleo Cheesecake Recipe

      Kiwi Paleo Cheesecake Recipe

      July 9, 2015Can you put “paleo” and “cheesecake” together? Yes you can, give it a whirl! Read More
    • Five Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

      Five Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

      July 9, 2015I feel like sometimes when you see a recipe on the Internet that’s labeled as X ingredients, you’ll go on to read the recipe and realize that there are twice as many ingredients. Read More
    • Berries and Cream - Paleo Recipe

      Berries and Cream - Paleo Recipe

      July 2, 2015Don't be alarmed, but in case you didn’t realize this, it's almost July. Summer is in full swing which means it's whipped cream season! Wait, what? I meant berry season. Totally berry season. July 4th will be here before you know it and you’ll be grilling out, having ice cream, pie and fresh berries...all of which deserve a huge dollop of whipped cream. Read More
    • Minion Sheet Cake Recipe

      Minion Sheet Cake Recipe

      June 26, 2015What better way to celebrate our favorite characters than to make a cake in their honor? As the release date of Minions gets closer and closer, we have been brainstorming food ideas for our party - and we found the perfect fit! Read More
    • Paleo Chicken Salad Recipe

      Paleo Chicken Salad Recipe

      June 18, 2015Father’s Day is coming and I can think of no better way to celebrate than over good food. Surely he deserves some relaxation and pampering. Nothing says thanks for being a great dad like a homemade meal, so let me suggest this chicken salad. It’s light and fresh and so simple the kids can help! Read More
    • California Roll Sushi Recipe

      California Roll Sushi Recipe

      June 11, 2015IAre you looking for an easy sushi recipe to satisfy your sushi craving on the fly? How about learning how to make easy California rolls – a variation of traditional sushi created in the 60s in – you guessed it – California. Read More
    • Making Ice Cream Mochi

      Making Ice Cream Mochi

      May 28, 2015If you like Mochi, you’ll love this dish. If you’ve never heard of Mochi, then this is a great way to introduce yourself to this Asian delicacy! Read More
    • Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Tzatziki Recipe

      Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Tzatziki Recipe

      May 21, 2015Nothing says “America” quite like our Captain America Chip and Dip serving plate. We suggest making this yummy tzatziki recipe and serve it at your next get together - in fact, we think it’s the perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day, when friends and family are over, celebrating the warm weather and the beginning of summer. Read More
    • Oh-So-Easy Chocolate Donut Recipe

      Oh-So-Easy Chocolate Donut Recipe

      May 14, 2015Want yummy donuts without all the hassle? Well we’ve got a solution for you – these simple and delicious donuts are made using canned biscuits for an easy way to enjoy your favorite guilty pleasure. Read More
    • Star Wars Day Kale Hummus Recipe

      Star Wars Day Kale Hummus Recipe

      May 4, 2015We all know what day it is: May 4th. Most people do not pay much mind to this date, but as any true Star Wars fan knows, this is the day that we wish each other well in harnessing our powers for the good of all space-kind. Read More
    • Two-Step Ice Cream Bread Recipe

      Two-Step Ice Cream Bread Recipe

      April 16,2015When we heard that you can make bread out of ice cream and flour, we knew that we had to try it out. This recipe is actually as easy as it sounds! Read More
    • Easy Easter Cupcakes

      Easy Easter Cupcakes

      April 2, 2015The Easter holiday is the perfect time to welcome the renewing season of spring with pretty pastels, decadent baked goods and time spent with family and friends. Read More
    • Easy Iced Coffee Frappe

      Easy Iced Coffee Frappe

      March 19, 2015Need a new way to start your morning that your usual boring cup of Joe? Try this icy coffee frappe recipe that will brighten up your morning and switch up your routine. Read More
    • Disney's Frozen Themed Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

      Disney's Frozen Themed Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

      March 10,2015No matter how much we try, we just can't seem to "let it go" we are still head over heels for Frozen! To satiate our overwhelming demand for all things Frozen all of the time, we decided to try out this Rice Krispies recipe. Of course, we loved it! Read More
    • Enviable Croissant Sandwich Recipe

      Enviable Croissant Sandwich Recipe

      March 10, 2015Make your co-workers jealous at lunch today with a quick and delicious croissant sandwich! Tired of your boring microwave lunch that you bring to work every day? Spice it up with this yummy croissant sandwich recipe. Read More
    • Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

      Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

      March 9, 2015Do you have a tiny chef in your house? There are so many benefits to cooking with your child such as spending quality time together, kids feeling a sense of accomplishment, and encouraging mathematical thinking. Read More
    • Chocolate Croissants Recipe

      Chocolate Croissants Recipe

      March 5, 2015Need a quick chocolate fix? Just a quick run to the grocery store and a basket full of bakery croissants and baking chocolate will give you a warm treat that you can share (or not) with your chocolate addict friends. Read More
    • Coffee Cup Chocolate Cake Recipe

      Coffee Cup Chocolate Cake Recipe

      March 3, 2015Superhero mug cake to the rescue! For those of you who don't quite have the time to make a full-fledged cake, we'd like to introduce you to our super easy, super yummy Coffee Cup Chocolate Cake. Read More
    • Funfetti Cupcake Cones Recipe

      Funfetti Cupcake Cones Recipe

      Feb 24, 2015This just might be the most fun you will ever have making cute treats for a party, they're quick, easy and oh-so-enjoyable to make! Read More
    • French Bread Pizza Baguettes Recipe

      French Bread Pizza Baguettes Recipe

      Feb 11, 2015Check out this easy way to make a delicious and filling meal for many all you need are French-style rolls, the toppings of your choice and a healthy appetite! Read More
    • Beaver Nutella Waffle Recipe

      Beaver Nutella Waffle Recipe

      Jan 29, 2015It's Groundhog Day and, as such, we wanted to pay tribute to its often overlooked cousin, the beaver. The beaver doesn't get its own holiday, so we thought we would celebrate these funny animals and give your little ones (or yourself, no one's judging) a fun way to eat their breakfast as they cross their fingers for spring to come early. Read More
    • Heart Shaped Eggs and Toast on a Confetti Plate

      Heart Shaped Eggs and Toast on a Confetti Plate

      Jan 28, 2015Just three simple items will create this cute breakfast reminder - a perfect way to start off your day. Whether it is for a significant other, a parent or a child, there is no better way to say, "I love you," than with a heart-shaped egg. Read More
    • Fresh Peach Syrup Ice Cream Sundae Recipe

      Fresh Peach Syrup Ice Cream Sundae Recipe

      Jan 20, 2015For better or for worse, I don't have a huge sweet tooth. Super sweet treats just don't appeal to me and you're much more likely to see me snacking on a salty bite then a sugary thing. Read More
    • Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe

      Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe

      Jan 7, 2015For better or for worse, I don't have a huge sweet tooth. Super sweet treats just don't appeal to me and you're much more likely to see me snacking on a salty bite then a sugary thing. Read More