About Us




Hello and Welcome to YUMMY SPROUT!  A place dedicated to inspiring and educating kids and grown-ups about healthy food and how to make it!


Meet our Team:


Tara Verma, Owner & Culinary Instructor


Tara started Yummy Sprout in 2009 after careers in Early Childhood, Marketing and studying Nutrition and how food plays such an important role in health and happiness.  What started as a simple food blog with the goal of bringing healthy easy recipes to families has grown into a business that includes culinary classes, camps, events, parties, field trips and more. Visit CLASSES & EVENTS to view upcoming schedule. Mom to two energetic daughters, Bianca and Iyla she is  passionate about inspiring others to cook healthy, delicious and allergy-friendly food. Tara has been featured in the Wisconsin State Journal, on WISC-TV and NBC15 on topics including homemade baby food, cooking with kids, packing healthy lunches and allergy-friendly food and also shares her recipes on Madison Moms Blog. She adores living in Madison and all it has to offer family life. Her favorite ways to spend time include messing up her kitchen while recipe testing, running, yoga, writing, painting, traveling and reading books with her girls.






Melissa Oftedahl, Culinary Instructor

Melissa is so excited to be joining Tara and Yummy Sprout!  She is a full-time high school Spanish teacher in Verona and spends her free time learning about food and trying healthy, new recipes to feed her husband and twin daughters who are five.  Check out her Instagram account @theoftedahlkitchen to see what they are eating and trying! She is excited to meet you this summer at a cooking class. 




We hope we can inspire YOU to cook for the people in your life!








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  1. Where did you get the silver lunch box in your pictures?

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    1. It's a planetbox. Pricey but worth it in my opinion, durable easy to pack and washes in the dishwasher:) http://www.potterybarnkids.com/products/planet-lunch-box-pink-dot-chocolate-owl/?cm_src=AutoCSLPIP

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  2. You have a wonderful site with great ideas!

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  3. Are your kids mixed? They look gorgeous

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  4. Could you share what was in the trail mix at the afam event over the weekend. ...if there are specific brands you like please share specifically the vegis that were dried

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    1. The dried fruit and veggies were Karen's Natural brand and Whole Foods Brand:)

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  5. Any chance you offer prepared lunches for teachers including delivery to school? I am looking for something like this for this coming school year...even 2-3 days a week would be helpful.

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    1. We don't currently but we have had a lot of requests for a packed lunch program so it's something we are working on:)

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