Tricking the kids!!

Cauliflower Cheddar Grits Recipe

I know I’m only 11 but I know how to trick kids. Like this recipe I found in a healthy eating magazine. Are you ready to get to your little ankle biter’s mind blown? Okay – cauliflower cheddar cheese “grits” with roasted tomatoes and mushrooms with a coffee gravy! Don’t worry the only amount of coffee in this is 2 tablespoons. Seriously, you think I’d feed a toddler coffee? That’s not right.

What you will be tricking them into is they will think they are eating cheesy grits not vegetables. New ways to sneak vegetables in their food. That’s the mom’s bomb. And if you want to learn how to make this amazing dish follow the link above. And keep on commenting. Tell me if you live Charlotte North Carolina and want to recommend some place for me to try.

Outside of the Lunch Box

Hi and welcome to Captain Culinary’s school edition. Sorry I have not been making blog posts. School started and I’m only in the sixth grade.  Don’t blame me it’s a lot to manage when you’re only 11 years old.

Don’t be the normal boring kid that brings PB&J’s for lunches.  That just isn’t right. On the first day of school I brought garlic chicken with fresh mozzarella, chickpeas, tomatoes and cucumbers in a bowl. During the second week of school, my favorite lunch was a three cheese grilled cheese that I made. Tomorrow I am having bacon wrapped chicken bites… BOOM! Also, if you are a grape lover and a candy lover you will love cotton candy grapes. And can you believe they are naturally grown like that! No added sugar no preservatives pure cotton candy flavored grapes.  Pink cotton candy flavored not blue. We found them at Harris Teeter and at Whole Foods. I recommend whole foods that place is awesome I cannot lie.

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Here’s how to make the bacon wrapped chicken bites

Step one: cut the chicken separating the tenderloin from the chicken breast.

Step two: cut the chicken into equal cubes. Why you ask? So that they cook evenly.

Step three: wrap them in bacon keeping it secure with a toothpick.

Step four: Roll it in chili powder and Brown sugar (mix that together before). Bake it for 30 minutes at 350° Fahrenheit or until the chicken looks done.

So here’s to a great year of school lunches. Remember think outside the lunch box. Please look for my next blog and comment if you want.