Simply Healthy Families

February 7, 2013

                                  Last week we began our two week journey with Nature Made to uncover ways to keep our healthy new years resolutions, and provide a healthy life for our families. We explored ways to get our families involved in […]

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A healthy 2013 from Out of the Box Food and Nature Made

January 28, 2013

                            Happy National Vitamin Day!  Yes,  January 29th is National Vitamin Day and as we head into the second month of 2013 I want to invite you to join me on a two week journey to explore the value of vitamins and […]

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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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Citrus Glazed Walnuts

January 6, 2013

                                    First and foremost, Happy New Year to you all!  We are on to a new year, new resolutions, and new conversations and I for one am ready to once again start conversations about Real Food for our […]

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Cookies for Santa

December 23, 2012

                      Santa will be popping down chimney’s across the world tomorrow night, greeted by plates, and plates…and plates of cookies.  Want to give Santa something a little healthier this year to help battle the bulge?  We’ve put together a list of a few of our […]

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52 New Foods for your Family – Guest Post

December 16, 2012

                  A New Year’s Food Challenge: 52 weeks, 52 new foods – Guest Post  By Jennifer Tyler Lee 52 weeks, 52 new foods. How one family achieved the most frequently broken New Year’s resolution: to eat healthy. Battles over broccoli and Brussels sprouts were fierce at our […]

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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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Kid-Friendly Vegan Mushroom Soup

November 18, 2012

                    First let me preface by saying that every recipe I post on Out of the Box Food must first be kid-tested by my own children.  Having said this, yes…this mushroom soup has been kid tested AND approved by two fairly particular nine year old boys.  […]

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Meatless Monday Family Style: Nacho Usual Nachos

November 3, 2012

What do your kids think of when they hear the term “Nachos”?  When I was a kid, my idea of nachos was simply the compartmentalized plastic container filled with overly salted chip that I could dip haphazardly into a thick, oozy processed cheese sauce at a baseball game.   Unfortunately for me, that horrible, chemically created […]

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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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