If you want to get your kids into cooking, get The Supernatural Kids Cookbook by Nancy Mehagian. The recipes are healthy and simple, with vegetarian recipes being prevalent. This cookbook focuses on children’s health, not just their newly acquired cooking … Read more

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smoothie

Most pumpkin smoothie recipes involve spices. To try something new, here’s a non-spicy pumpkin smoothie. For added protein and richer flavor, I also put peanut butter in it.

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To make  a pumpkin puzzle, cut a pumpkin out of orange paper, attach a green stick to it (made of paper, too.) Cut the pumpkin into a few pieces: four to sixteen, depending on the ages of your children. Then … Read more

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Here’s a million dollar question: do your kids eat vegetables? If not, how do you make them eat vegetables? Online experts (some of whom are not parents)  are suggesting wonderful things, such as mixing vegetables into sweet dishes. I am … Read more

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I love this simple spread and so do my kids. It is sweet and delicious, yet rich in calcium, fiber and Vitamin C as well as other  nutrients. You can spread it on cornbread, muffins, bread, crackers and also on … Read more

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Do you remember Angelica’s cornbread? The one that’s made of cooked brown rice, oats and apple juice? Well, I tried to add pumpkin to it today. Not only did it enrich the bread with extra potassium, fiber and Vitamin A, … Read more

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My three-year old son and I did a finger paint project, called Seven Days of Creation. I gave him finger paints, because I wanted him to be as free in creating his paintings as possible, and using brushes tends to … Read more

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Wondering what to do this Halloween? Here are some fun creative kind-centered projects from the world of blogs and Internet: Spirit Milk Jugs Spooky Spider Spider Pops Cup-o-Lanterns Funky Pumpkin Waxed Leaves or try these Waxed Leaves Top Ten Halloween Homemade … Read more

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Now that I think I am done with pumpkin series, I have a nice squash recipe for you! I know, Halloween is in the air. I made a really amazing salad for lunch today: even my babies inhaled it. The key … Read more

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almond butter

Do you make your own nut butters? I do and it is very simple. It’s cheaper, too, especially if you buy nuts in bulk. I especially love almond butter, but you can make excellent cashew or peanut butter and even … Read more

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Kale and Nutritional Yeast Salad

Samantha told me nutritional yeast worked very well with kale, so I was anxious to try. I made a very simple salad, that turned out to be a nutrient powerhouse: iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, fiber, vitamins B,C , K, protein and … Read more

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I had a bag of corn kernels, so I poured them into a plastic box, added a toy horse, a tractor, a truck and a little farmer-like doll with a bucket. Then, using dyed pasta, I put a fence around … Read more

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