Winter salads don’t need to be all colorless and drab. Pomegranate and Clementine Salad is full of sweet and tangy flavor of the citrus fruits, the sweet pomegranate and the creamy avocado. This salad is bright and cheerful, like a nice … Read more
Red Velvet Milkshake looks and tastes like Christmas: red, white and sweet. The healthy version is made with beet ( don’t worry, you can’t taste it) and avocado, which gives the Healthy Red Velvet Milkshake its smooth creaminess and gives this … Read more
If you are looking for vegan alternatives to the holiday flavors, a vegan gingersnap eggnog is one tasty drink, healthy enough to try for breakfast. Quickly made in a blender, this light eggnog tastes very similar to the real thing and … Read more
“Sugar-Free” is not what usually comes to mind around holiday time. Sugar-Free Avocado Fudge is full of iron and magnesium form the raw cocoa powder, as well as healthy fats form avocado and coconut oil. Avocado cannot be detected in this … Read more
In classical education, children learn in three phases (grammar, logic or dialectic, and rhetoric.) Each phase starts around a specific age. This process of classical education is known as the trivium. Preschool plans are usually not included in the wonderful … Read more
Natural face masks are not my thing, as they usually invoke memories of my mother, with face slathered in mashed strawberries or oxidized mashed avocado. So, I am not the one to put salad cucumbers on my face and claim … Read more
Peppermint chocolate is the trademark flavor of Christmas. It is easily replicated in a Healthy Peppermint Chocolate Milkshake, which only takes five minutes to make. See also Candy Cane Smoothie.
Momentum is movement in a particular direction. The concept of momentum can be easily explained to children, using marbles. This experiment is pure fun: the kids get to play with marbles. Yet they also learn a lot about movement and … Read more
Sensory tubs are a great way to occupy toddlers and preschoolers. Basic Sorting Sensory Tub keeps the children engaged, occupied and learning early math and measuring skills. It is quite amazing to watch how a pile of grain and some spoons … Read more
When it comes to making salad dressings, I have no patience. Of course, I know how to chop and blend and make incredible salad dressings, but most of the time I just don’t want to spend the time. I have … Read more
Banana Oatmeal Muffins are light, juicy, and can be made gluten-free. They freeze well and make an excellent quick breakfast or a snack. I like to bake these muffins to get rid of overripe bananas.
Cranberry Quinoa Smoothie is sweet, yet tart, delicious, yet full of vitamins, and just perfect for a nutritious, creamy breakfast on the go. Quinoa is a complete protein, so this smoothie is not just tasty; it is filling, too.