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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
My husband and my oldest son did this wonderful, space-themed project 6 months ago and forgot to post it! After studying the Space book, which I recommend very highly, because of its photography and easy explanations, they bought some Styrofoam balls in … Read more
I have served this Arugula, Lentil and Roasted Veggie salad to many different people (including kids) over the years and have never heard one negative review. The slightly bitter arugula leaves are balanced nicely by the sweet and filling roasted beets and … Read more