You have probably heard something about trans fats. Trans fats are achieved by the process of oil hydrogenation, which is the process of changing cheap liquid oils into butter-like fats, using heat. Hydrogenation is the most common way of drastically changing … Read more

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5 Minute Blueberry Cake

Blueberries are one of the most nutritionally-dense foods and this is why we always have a nice stack of blueberries in the house. Yesterday, I wanted to make something quick and delicious with them and this is how 5 Minute … Read more

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Almond Chia Oats

Are you tired of eating the same oatmeal every day? Do you get hungry within an hour and a half after eating a bowl of oatmeal? This oat dish is easy, delicious and full of protein and healthy nutrients, like … Read more

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Millet Cookies

I cook millet quite often. It is a wonderful addition to healthy family meals: you can eat it with a  salad or use it to stuff vegetables and for casseroles. Millet is also rich in protein, B-vitamins, phosphorus, iron and … Read more

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Chocolate Walnut Butter

Chocolate walnut butter is a decadently rich and perfectly healthy snack. I love making nut butters, as they can be used as an enhancement to many healthy family recipes or eaten with apple slices, bananas, even celery or carrot sticks. … Read more

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Last Tuesday, we were learning about wild animals in our homeschool preschool. We did our learning over the course of one day in four stages. I bought an inexpensive bag of North American Animals from Amazon. The bag contained a … Read more

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Berry Cashew Cream Cup

This is a healthy, dairy-free, vegan, added sugar-free Valentine’s dessert and it takes only about ten minutes to make. You can serve this rich dairy-free cream, layering it with berries, or you can fill up your cup with cream and place … Read more

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This is one of the easiest toilet paper roll crafts I’ve tried. Even a two year old an do this with help. I saw this butterfly on a few different sites, so I don’t even know who to credit for … Read more

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Craft Caravan sent me their February craft items to review. At first, I looked at the stuff they sent me and thought it was too simple and already pre-made, which (I was afraid) would limit the child’s creativity. Once we … Read more

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You know that eating at least one salad a day is healthy. Do you actually eat a salad a day? Do your kids? I posted many recipes for green smoothies in the past and they are very nutritious. This particular … Read more

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peanut butter cake in a mug

I started making this 5-minute peanut butter banana cake about a week ago and am completely addicted! The taste is decadently rich and the portion is small: it’s perfect for two people. My oldest son wakes up from a nap … Read more

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The quickest way to feed your kids healthy foods is to give them the illusion of control within your boundaries. Muffin tray gets this task done.  My kids love their muffin tray meals. I usually take a 12-cup muffin tray … Read more

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