20 Kid-Friendly Energy Bite Recipes

Raise your hand if you have kids who always want a snack, even when dinner will be ready in 10 minutes. Or if your busy schedule has you going from school to activities before heading home for dinner and you need a little something to hold kids over? I know the feeling. Lately, I’ve been keeping a batch of energy...

Inspiring Young Chefs through the #MacKidCooks Cooking Competition

Produce for Kids recently had the pleasure to sponsor the #MacKidCooks Cooking Competition put on by Macaroni Kid. The competition called for kids chef to create a new recipe and enter for a chance to compete with other kids to be named the MKCC Champion. For us, it was a natural fit to partner with Macaroni Kid and our parent...

Apple & Dried Cherry Coleslaw

Spring is in full effect with summer fast-approaching, which means it's time to dust off the patio furniture and fire up the grill. I've actually had my grill out for a few weeks now and take every chance I get to grill our dinner. Burgers, steak, chicken, even veggies, I love grilling season! Less time in the kitchen, less mess...

Where to Start When Work & Activities Get in the Way of Dinner

Eating dinner together as a family is a top priority in my family. Except when I have to work late. Or have a meeting. Or when my kids have soccer practice. Or a band concert. Or a study group. Or a softball game. Or...Well, you get what I’m saying. It’s one thing to WANT to spend time as a family,...

Tailgating Fish Tacos

Need a perfect tailgate food idea? Gather your group to root for your favorite team, and serve up these flaky fish tacos. Sauté your favorite fish seasoned with cumin and chili powder, wrap in warm tortillas and top with Fresh Express® Asian Chopped Salad Kit and homemade guacamole. Recipe courtesy of Fresh Express. [wpurp-searchable-recipe]Tailgating Fish Tacos - - avocados, lime juice,...

Crispy Asian Chicken Salad

Crispy Romaine, grilled chicken, almonds and mandarin oranges make this Crispy Asian Chicken Salad a family favorite! Recipe courtesy of Fresh Express. [wpurp-searchable-recipe]Crispy Asian Chicken Salad - - Fresh Express® Organic Romaine Lettuce Hearts (3-Pack, chopped), grilled chicken strips, bell pepper (seeded, diced), mandarin oranges, crunchy noodles, sliced almonds, Asian dressing, Mix lettuce, chicken, bell peppers, mandarins, noodles, almond and dressing...

Taste the Breeze, a new apple variety from Sage Fruit

We’re happy to welcome Kaci Komstadius of Sage Fruit Company for today’s guest blog post.  Sage Fruit Company is a sales and marketing firm located in Yakima, Washington. It’s owned by three apple/pear packing companies who joined together to deliver high quality fruit to consumers. You’ve heard the saying, “In like a lion, out like a lamb,” well get ready for...

A Day on the Shuman Produce Farm

Last week, the Produce for Kids team had the privilege of visiting the Shuman Produce farms for the start of Vidalia® onion season. We got to visit the offices, tour the packing facilities and take a stroll through some of the farms. Did you know that Produce for Kids was founded by John Shuman, president of Shuman Produce? Back in...

Mushroom, Kale & Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Casseroles and comfort food go hand-in-hand. Many call for a sodium-filled condensed soup, but did you know it’s super easy to make your own with the help of a few pantry staples like flour, milk and broth? This quinoa-based casserole is packed with protein and nutrient-rich veggies like mushrooms, kale and onions.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mushroom, Kale & Chicken Quinoa Casserole - - boneless,...

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

This Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice makes a great substitution in burrito bowls, tacos and more! Simply steam the cauliflower rice, mix in the lime juice, cilantro and salt, and you’re done in 5 minutes[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice - This Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice makes a great substitution in burrito bowls, tacos and more! Simply steam the cauliflower rice, mix in...