Peak Season – Root Vegetables

  While the sum­mer months are abun­dant with vibrant pro­duce, it seems most of us strug­gle to keep up the healthy eat­ing habits dur­ing the fall and win­ter because we don’t have as many options dur­ing the colder months. Dig just a lit­tle deeper, how­ever, and you will find that root veg­eta­bles are the per­fect […] Continue reading →

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

(This recipe is tree nut free & gluten free) You carved your pump­kins and saved those pump­kin seeds, and we know just what to do with them! Of course, if you didn’t save them, you can sim­ply pur­chase a bag of shelled, raw pump­kin seeds (also known as pepi­tas) from the gro­cery store.   Ingre­di­ents   […] Continue reading →

Pumpkin Spice Bread Loaf

Pump­kin is not just for pump­kin pie any­more! Enjoy this deli­cious recipe with your fam­ily and fill your kitchen with the rich aroma of freshly baked bread.  Per­fect for break­fast with a dol­lop of cream cheese spread… yum!   Ingre­di­ents 1 cup light brown sugar 2 large egg whites 1 cup pure pump­kin 1/4 cup canola […] Continue reading →

Halloween Treats — BOOnanas!

If you pre­fer a health­ier Hal­loween treat to serve at home, there are cre­ative ways to serve fruit that is also fun. The whole fam­ily can join in and help make these spooky Boo­nana Ghosts! These Banana & Coconut ghost sticks are a great alter­na­tive to sugar loaded pop­si­cles.  They are also super easy to make, […] Continue reading →

Halloween Food Safety

  There isn’t a kid in the world whose eyes don’t light up at the thought of the trick or treat­ing frenzy on Hal­loween night. Par­ents, how­ever, have the great task of mon­i­tor­ing every treat that their child brings home and liv­ing with the inevitable sugar rush. Hal­loween trick or treat­ing can pose many threats […] Continue reading →

National School Lunch Week

National School Lunch Week (NSLW) is a week long national cel­e­bra­tion run­ning from Octo­ber 14th to the 17th.  This year, the NSLW is focused on empha­siz­ing the rela­tion­ship between healthy foods and an active lifestyle.   Ini­tially cre­ated in 1962 by Pres­i­dent John F Kennedy, the hol­i­day serves as a way to pro­mote the ben­e­fits […] Continue reading →

Tomato and Toast Salad

You will need: 3 cups cherry toma­toes, cut in half chopped fresh basil or pars­ley leaves (1⁄4 cup) chopped red onion (1⁄4 tea­spoon) salt (2 table­spoons) olive oil (1 1⁄2 table­spoon) fresh lemon juice (2 table­spoons) 1 gar­lic clove, peeled and minced or put through a gar­lic press 3 cups toasted or grilled day-old whole grain bread, cut into […] Continue reading →

Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable?

This month are fea­tur­ing an abun­dant super food that is well known by any­one who’s ever eaten a slice of pizza. No…it’s not anchovies!  We’re talk­ing about the hum­ble yet ver­sa­tile tomato! But the tomato, as we know, is as con­tro­ver­sial as it is deli­cious. After all, it lies at the heart of an ongo­ing […] Continue reading →

Why are Kids Such Picky Eaters?

boy and cooked vegetables
  So you’ve got your­self a picky eater?  You’re not alone. In fact, this strug­gle is all too com­mon. If you’re like most par­ents, at some point you find it’s just eas­ier to suc­cumb to the doe-eyed demands for junk food rather than ruin­ing another din­ner over the bat­tle of the broc­coli.   We get it. […] Continue reading →

NEW for September!

Meatball Dippers
Research shows that offer­ing a vari­ety of healthy foods gets kids the nutri­tion they need to be healthy and strong.  At WT Café, we take this as a com­pany chal­lenge and set out to cre­ate the fresh­est, most nutri­tious, and most excit­ing school lunch menu avail­able any­where!   This month, we are excited to show­case […] Continue reading →
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