• Organic Garden Party for Kids with Cascadian Farm

    Spring is in the air! What a perfect time to plan a scrumptious feast for children with food from Cascadian Farm. With Earth Day right around the corner I created a menu of recipes using a variety of Cascadian Farms products that are organic, delicious and easy to prepare. Cascadian Farm is also giving away an amazing picnic basket filled with their products and food. Be sure to enter this now because it also comes along with a $50 Amazon gift card from Hip Moms Go Green.


    The kids were so excited to see this colorful display of yummy food and there was not a crumb left when they were done.

    The star of today’s feast was definitely the Crunchy Oat and Honey Chicken Tenders with Apricot Maple Dipping Sauce. I created this recipe using Cascadian Farm Oat n’ Honey Granola cereal. I should have doubled the recipe, because the adults went nuts for them too!

    I paid homage to my “Hip gluten-free mamas” with these tasty Rice Quesadillas with Potato, Peppers, Onions and Swiss Cheese using Cascadian Farm Country Style Potatoes. Delicioso!

    I had to include my ever popular Black Bean Salsa for this occasion.  The Cascadian Farm Organic Corn gives it that sweet and crisp perfect bite.

    This is my oldest son Jackson that I am looking at here.  Love him to pieces…..

    I am so picky about my Salsa because I grew up in Houston, Texas.  When you come from Texas salsa just has to be right or it’s not even worth eating.  My salsa is great and super easy to make.  I make it with canned Muir Glen Organic diced tomatoes. Get the recipe for Salsa here.

    Having a feast for children must come complete with a fabulous smoothie.  We served one up at this party that was a sure hit.  This Very Berry Coconut Smoothie with Spinach is power packed with nutrients including Cascadian Farm Frozen Harvest Berries and frozen Spinach.  Bottoms up!

    My favorite thing on this menu was the Blueberry Basil Lemonade.  We used Cascadian Farm Lemonade concentrate for this recipe so it is super easy and delicious (have I used that word yet?).

    Last but not least we had a Mixed Green Salad with Spicy Pecans topped with Oranges and Strawberries severed with a Maple Balsamic Vinegarette.  I make this at home (for years) and we literally end up scraping the dough bowl for any leftover pecans.

    Make sure you enter to win this fantastic gift basket provided by Cascadian Farms with a simple click.  I hope that you have fun making an organic feast with your crew.  This was a wonderful day!  Good luck……


    All of the amazing photos are shot by Laura Reynoso Photography.

    Nickie’s clothes and beautiful jewelry were provided by Green with Ivy an organic and eco lifestyle boutique.

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    1. Wow. All of the foods looks yummy and healthy! Usually, I avail Caterers Austin for parties so that the labor of preparing for the food won’t be that hard. Nevertheless, for this group I think the preparation time is worth it. Thanks for sharing these!

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