This is my three-year old’s typical lunch: Buckwheat, sweet potato puree ( leftover baby food,) salad with pine nuts and cranberries. Of course, he eats the cranberries first and the salad last, but he does eat it!  

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Coconut, Cashew, Avocado Frosting or Pudding

If you love rich, creamy desserts, but are trying to avoid them because of the milk, cream, sugar, artificial processed junk, etc, I have a wonderful 5 minute recipe for you! I am doing a little birthday party  for my kid … Read more

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jicama

Most people don’t eat jicama too often. Hey, I am one of those people. Jicama is a round beige vegetable with a sweet white flesh. It tastes like a cross between an apple and a turnip. Jicama is rich in … Read more

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Peanut Butter And Jelly Truffles

I made these a week ago.  Relatively healthy and easy to make, these truffles are best when stored in the fridge, in a Tupperware container. If you don’t have raw peanuts, about 1/3-1/2 cup of raw chunky peanut butter works here, too. … Read more

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I am so excited! I just heard about a new paint, that’s wonderful for the playroom! It’s called Idea Paint and it is completely erasable. You can paint the walls with it, or draw whatever you wish and then simply … Read more

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Sundried Tomato and Broccoli Pasta

When I have no time and no food, I like to make this quick and easy pasta. It’s relatively cheap and healthy, too! It requires a jar of sundried tomatoes in oil. I always have one in the pantry, as … Read more

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If you are like me, your abilities to create with playdough are limited. An Israeli friend recommended I check out the products of Rony Oren, a master clay animator and artist. His distinctive, easily taught method of working with clay … Read more

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Black Bean Dip or Spread

Here’s what I learned yesterday. If you have guests coming and no food except for a bag of chips of some kind, you can still make a marvelous dip for those chips in under five minutes. Oh, and you can … Read more

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Chocolate Avocado Dessert

I know that I already posted a bunch of  avocado smoothies, but this one is more like a dessert. Well, and I love avocado. I think, avocado makes a fine milk substitute for any smoothie, as long as you put … Read more

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My friend Erica sent me a link to Counting Coconuts, an amazing blog for mothers of small children. The blog is full of creative ideas, projects and inspirations. I especially liked their “sensory tub” ideas. Sensory tubs, are, in essence, … Read more

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cauliflower sautee

This recipe does contain vegetables, but overall is not so healthy. However, it is a-delicious and b-can make stubborn kids eat veggies. My mother used to make it when I was a kid and I have yet to meet a … Read more

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Easy Curried Raw Squash Pasta

In my quest for how to destroy excess zucchinis, I found a great recipe. My friend, Dr. Johnny Bowden posted the best squash spaghetti  recipe ever! If you like Thai food, try my adaptation of it. I added peppers and … Read more

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