Lunch Box

A Bite-Sized Thanksgiving

November 17, 2013

                              As Thanksgiving approaches, I reflect on the past year and wish to thank you all.  Though Out of the Box Food has been on a necessary hiatus, the passion and desire to share Real Food for families has never waned. […]

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Make it together – Homemade “Disco” Butter

July 15, 2013

                            Lazy summer days are the perfect opportunity to make food fresh with our kids.   This summer we’re going to share some of our favorite “Make-it-together” foods to help give you ideas to get your kids interested in, and making their […]

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Three minutes for Spinach

April 16, 2013

                                Want a quick and easy spinach recipe for your family?  This Spinach and Goat Cheese spread takes three minutes to make, three ingredients, and helps get kids to love spinach.  Spread it on bagels for breakfast, on crackers for […]

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Mini Quiches with a Hash Brown Crust

March 8, 2013

                            Mini food is fun food!  Baked up in crispy, shredded potato crusts, and filled with fresh eggs, milk and organic spinach, these mini muffin tin creations turn healthy food into fun food for kids.  Served warm or room temperature these little […]

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In Season: Beets and Kale

February 18, 2013

                    Did the title scare you?  Did you imagine your child running screaming from the table or hurling their lunchbox into oblivion upon serving them either of these vegetables?  Well maybe there’s a chance we can convince you otherwise.

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Lunchbox Sandwich Kabobs

January 20, 2013

                                  This weekend I had the pleasure of hosting Kid’s Club Lunchbox Kabob making at our local Whole Foods Market.  With the help of two incredible 9 year old assistants, we tackled the job of introducing kids to new, […]

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Homemade Pop Tarts – With a Twist

December 9, 2012

I’ve seen quite a few homemade Pop Tart recipes on the internet.  They look delicious and fun, but for me they were still made with white flour, and well –  I wanted to find a way to bring them even further Out of the Box.  These homemade Pop Tarts are chock full of whole grain […]

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Make it together: Fruit Kebabs

October 26, 2012

We are back to summer here in Los Angeles this October weekend. Temperatures are rising into the 90′s, warm winds are blowing and we’re heading to the farmers market to pick up lots of fruit! Getting kids involved in the kitchen is a sure way to get them trying new foods.   While our kids […]

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Meatless Monday Family Style – Vietnamese Summer Rolls

September 29, 2012

                    Summer may be officially over, but Vietnamese Summer Rolls are a delicious way to celebrate Meatless Monday all year long.  These vegetable filled rolls are fun for the kids to assemble, and pack a nutritional punch.  We put out all the fixings and let the […]

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Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce

September 29, 2012

Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce   Ingredients: 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tbsp + 1 tsp lime juice 3 small garlic cloves, minced 1″ piece fresh ginger, minced 1 tbsp water 1/4 tsp sesame oil

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