Simple Sesame Nut Raisin Bars

This is one of my favorite desserts.  These bars can also be taken to work or to school for a quick healthy snack. Wrap them in plastic, as they are somewhat sticky and moist. These bars are rich in calcium, … Read more

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There are many healthy foods on Earth, but if I were to make a list of foods that should be eaten as often as possible (even every day) for their health value, my list would include the following nine foods. … Read more

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carrot zucchini bread

I was inspired by How To Cook Everything recipe, which I changed and baked a carrot/zucchini bread. I made it because I had leftover grated carrots from my twin babies’ birthday cakes. This bread is great for kids that hate … Read more

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Here are some wonderful fall craft ideas: Wax paper leaves can be found right here Stocking pumpkin is here. Fall leaf collage is here.    

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vegan cheesecake, dairy-free cheesecake, mango cheesecake, healthy first birthday cake

My twin babies are going to be one tomorrow and I need to bake them some healthy cakes! I did some research, on and offline and here are the first birthday cake recipes I found. These cakes can also be … Read more

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Once I posted about the themes we use for learning and the way our days are organized, I got a lot of emails, asking me for our daily schedule. It is remarkably simple! What helps me in being more organized … Read more

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We were bored one day. So, we went for a walk and picked up a bunch of rocks. Then we stuck some transportation-themed stickers on the rocks and used them as learning tools: we counted our cars and our bikes … Read more

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squash, carrot, kale, chickpea stew

Now that the days are getting colder, nothing beats a good old stew. I like mine with a helping of quinoa or brown rice and some chopped fresh cilantro, sprinkled on top. This stew also works on top of pasta … Read more

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My son and I did a fun project last weekend: we made a toy ship out of the milk carton. The idea came from here, but I simplified it to make my three-year old happy. We took a soy milk carton, … Read more

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Researchers from the University of Texastested over 700 preschoolers’ lunches and found that 98% of meats, vegetables and dairy products were in the unsafe (germ-wise) temperature zone. The study was published in Pediatrics journal. Unsafe, as the researchers defined it, was “anything … Read more

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vegan cheese

This mixture can be used in any recipe, which calls for melted cheese: pizzas, casseroles, quesadillas, etc… Nutritional yeast flakes are easily found in any health food store. I like to double this recipe and keep the leftovers in the … Read more

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Breakfast Oat Blueberry Smoothie

If you’ve ever been in a hurry in the morning, you’d appreciate this recipe. It includes every  component of a healthy breakfast and takes precisely 4 minutes to make. You can even enjoy this  nutritious breakfast smoothie in your car. … Read more

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