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Overhead dinner menu of Haitian food

Freedom Soup #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A Haitian-inspired dinner menu to accompany children’s book Freedom Soup by Tami Charles. Our Family Dinner Book Club theme for the year is Celebrations! This month we’re celebrating the New Year with Freedom Soup by Tami Charles. To accompany this themed dinner menu, Growing Book by Book has a reading list of additional books as […] Read more…

overhead shot mushroom loto rice

Caramelized Mushroom Loto

Loto rice soaks up chicken stock and is dotted with caramelized mushrooms and shallots. This recipe is part of our Family Dinner Book Club menu for Freedom Soup. Loto rice is a new ingredient for me. I received it in my produce box recently and once I read that it is a cousin to arborio […] Read more…

overhead shot of turkey legs surrounded by various foods

How to Train Your Dragon #FamilyDinnerBookClub

Feast on Roast Turkey Legs, Mead, and Rustic Homemade Bread. This dinner menu inspired by How to Train Your Dragon will satisfy the Viking in you. This year, our Family Dinner Book Club theme is Books and Movies Through the Ages. This month is the 2000s with How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell. Growing Book […] Read more…

Tandoori Chicken on a Stick

Tandoori Chicken is full of flavor and extremely tender. This recipe is part of our Shrek menu for Family Dinner Book Club. If there’s one sure-fire way to get my kids to try new foods, it’s to put them on a stick. Foods on a stick are more fun to eat, and I think it […] Read more…

ovverhead shot of a Shrek-inspired dinner

Shrek #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A family dinner menu inspired by the book and films Shrek. This year, our Family Dinner Book Club theme is Books and Movies Through the Ages. This month is the 1990s with Shrek by William Steig. Growing Book By Book has a booklist and conversation starters for you. Sunny Day Family created a cute craft just for the occasion! Shrek […] Read more…

Jumanji #FamilyDinnerBookClub

Host a wild and delicious game night at home with your family! This year, our Family Dinner Book Club theme is Books and Movies Through the Ages. This month is the 1970s with Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg. Growing Book By Book has a booklist and conversation starters for you. Sunny Day Family created a cute craft just for the occasion! […] Read more…

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A family dinner and food craft to accompany the children’s book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. This year, our Family Dinner Book Club theme is Books and Movies Through the Ages. This month is the 1960s with Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett. Growing Book By Book has a booklist and conversation starters for you. Sunny […] Read more…

James and the Giant Peach #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A peachy family dinner menu to accompany the children’s book and film James and the Giant Peach. This year, our Family Dinner Book Club theme is Books and Movies Through the Ages. This month is the 1950s with James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Growing Book By Book has a booklist and conversation starters for you. Sunny Day […] Read more…

overhead shot of 3 mushroom tacos on a blue plate.

Vegetarian Portobello Tacos

Meatless tacos made with portobello mushrooms make the best hearty vegetarian tacos for Meatless Monday… and then again for Taco Tuesday! This recipe is part of our Family Dinner Book Club menu for James and the Giant Peach. Okay, how delicious are smoky tacos wrapped in fire roasted corn tortillas and topped with all manner […] Read more…

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