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This dairy-free strawberry milkshake is thick, creamy and perfect for the days when you crave something creamy and fruity. Low-fat coconut milk will produce a watery shake, so I wouldn’t recommend using it. If you like this recipe, try my … Read more
White play dough is a wonderful sensory tool for children’s creativity and imagination. White play dough can be anything: it can be the blue sky and the green grass. And when the kids are done playing, you can add a … Read more
Collard green leaves are nature’s perfect invention for stuffing. Rich in folate, calcium, manganese and vitamins A, C and K , they don’t need to be softened, like cabbage leaves in order to hold the stuffing. I use collards for … Read more
Do you ever have spaghetti leftovers? This quick recipe utilizes them very efficiently, and includes some veggies, too. I used yellow zucchini squash and its color blended perfectly with the pasta, which could be an advantage if you need to … Read more
I learned that in order to teach colors to your toddler effectively, you need to come up with ways for the colors to come “alive,” as opposed to just point at colors in books. This project engaged my two toddlers … Read more
We have an organic garden, which the kids helped to plant a little while ago. They love watering it every day and seeing the plants grow. We planted carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and various herbs. After having the … Read more
We found this Father’s Day gift idea on pinterest. It is very simple, yet meaningful. Ask the kids to draw a family tree with as many branches as they choose and then use their green handprints as leaves.
I love the naturally gluten-free and protein-rich chickpea flour. I have successfully used it in cookies, pancakes and crackers. Recently, I read that in Indian dishes, chickpea flour is mixed with spices prior to being cooked. So, I mixed my flour … Read more
We did this fun activity using wooden clothespins in two languages. Firstly, we wrote two sets of alphabets on clothespins and put each alphabet in its own ziplock bag. You can use stickers, instead of writing out the letters – … Read more
Do you know what’s in a Caesar Salad? Virtually nutrient-free light-colored lettuce, croutons, cheese and Caesar dressing, which typically contains emulsifiers and hydrogenated fats, unless you make it at home. If you like simplicity, this Healthy Caesar salad tastes better … Read more