Tag Archives: vegetables

20 Min Dinner, Baked Ziti

Posted on 28. Mar, 2013 in Food

Around our launchpad, we are either eating dinner at 5:00 pm to get to all our sports and activities or at 8:00 pm. Either way, we are always looking for quick, healthy and yummy dinners. Check this one out: Easy Baked Ziti with Tomatos, Spinach and (possibly) meatballs!  (more…)

Weekly Tips for March 12, 2012

Posted on 11. Mar, 2012 in Uncategorized

After two long weeks of change around our launchpad, it is exactly what we needed to really look at how lucky and fortunate we are in our lives.  There are lots of tangible things we “could” have or “want” to have, but when it all comes down to it, what we really “need” is our family, friends and health. This has lead to lots of spring cleaning and clearing out the useless stuff around the rocket.

Here are this week’s tips to get you cleaning out the clutter, physically and mentally. (more…)

Meatless Monday with Low Carb? Answer: Vegetable Parmesean

Posted on 26. Feb, 2012 in Food

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis (more…)

Soup and Salad are your friend, right? Wrong!

Posted on 17. Jan, 2012 in Food

Soup and salad are everyone’s “go to” healthy food, not necessarily. Just because you are ordering or eating a soup or salad, you are not being “healthy”. Some salads are over 800 calories when you add dressing, bacon, avocado, cheese, croutons and fried chicken. Soup is a great warming healthy food, only if you read the package or know what is in it. Look at these soups next time you are out or shopping. Remember cream, butter, half and half and anything rich are going to kill your “healthy” choice.

Weekly Tips for November 1, 2011

Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

Ok, originally I thought the tips would not get done this week, you know with Halloween. Halloween is getting almost as big as the December holidays!! Well, found some time late yesterday and didn’t want to leave you hanging. So here are the tips. Welcome November, let the crazy battle of the holiday pounds and general nutz-o begin! (more…)

Weekly Ideas (Something New)

Posted on 25. Sep, 2011 in Uncategorized

This week trying to get into that Fall/Autum/Halloween spirit. Just am not ready to say goodbye to summer. It was to too short. So here we go, jumping into the season. (more…)

Roasted Cauliflower Pumpkin Swirl Dip

Posted on 25. Sep, 2011 in Food

This vegan recipe makes 6-7 cups and can be served warm or cold. (more…)

Weekly Tips for September 5, 2011

Posted on 04. Sep, 2011 in Uncategorized

RockIt family had a relaxing long weekend, what a nice change!  Everyone back in school and settling into their routines?  And speaking of school, how do you and your teachers explain 9-11 to your children? The History Channel has a great documentary playing lately which helps explain 9-11 to younger children.  There are artifcats and items at the Smithsonian that young children can relate to (cell phones, briefcases, fireman’s ax). Have you taught your children about 9-11? How are you going to remember it this week? Attending a memorial service? Watching a special? (more…)

Weekly Tips for July 25, 2011

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are you “done” with summer and getting ready for back to school or trying to enjoy every last minute? This launch pad is trying to squeeze as much fun as possible out of every minute. (more…)

Baked Ziti with Summer (Colorful) Vegetables

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Food

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