Role Mommy on the Run
Ice cream is great for any time of year but especially in summer. Back in the day (do I sound old?) all ice cream was natural but definitely not so anymore. Many ice cream brands, especially the inexpensive ones, have loads of additives that might surprise you. Although the following ingredients are ones that you wouldn't want to eat every day, a once in a while home made ice cream treat beats the chemical filled ones. If you don't already have an ice cream maker, you may either want to invest in one or make this the old fashioned way by shaking with ice (many recipes are on line for that activity!). Also, you may want to remove the Kahlua if you are serving kids. Enjoy!... Read more
From the Blogs
Last week the School Nutrition Association held their Annual National Conference in Boston, MA. I was lucky enough to attend the conference where I met so many amazing people and learned a ton about providing schools with healthy food. Who knew how much actually goes into getting healthier foods into our kid's schools AND trying to figure out how to educate them to eat it! So many kids across the country are not exposed to different fruits and vegetables at home. It's great to have healthy food in the schools, but we also don't want to waste it - we want the kids to eat and enjoy it!... Read more
Healthy dips are always in style and in season. Hummus is a crowd pleaser so always a good idea for the kids after school, camp and/or for a party. No need to buy it when it is so inexpensive and simple to make. Enjoy!... Read more
Rolemommy sat down with some of the key players of Earth to Echo to find out some of the secrets of the set. We sat down with Dave Green (Director), Andrew Panay (Producer/Co-Story Writer), and Henry Gayden (Screenwriter and Co-Story Writer) to discuss a return to the movies we watched as children, newer shooting styles and a great young cast. ... Read more
Earth to Echo is in theaters July 2, 2014 and our RoleMommy junior reporters sat down with the cast to find out all about filming. #EarthToEcho Tuck, Munch and Alex are a closely bonded trio of inseparable friends, but their time together is coming to an end. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away.... Read more
Summer is here which means it is time to turn off the hot stove! Try this fresh summer salad that will taste great and keep you trim in your bathing suit!... Read more
Plus: Magic Tricks of Summer Camp, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Collard Greens with Toasted Almonds and Raisins, Must Have Gift...Get Dad a Tadpole for Father's Day!, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Indian Coconut Curried Vegetables, and even more in the archives!
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