We did this yesterday.You will need two colors of finger paint: red and green. Let your child put the red all over their hands and make “stamps”on a large sheet of paper. Then, let them put the green on their … Read more

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Zucchini and Squash Casserole

My twin babies fell madly in love with zucchinis. So, I buy big quantities of zucchinis and put them in pretty much every vegetable dish. I even like them raw in a salad. Their mild taste works for the days … Read more

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There are many things I like about the Waldorf philosophy of child-rearing. I love the importance of free play, the connection to nature and the simple chores for kids. I like the absence of television and the emphasis on reality-based … Read more

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kale lemon sandwich

I was browsing through some blogs last night and stumbled upon a post about a really delicious, easy and healthy bean spread. Oh,and the spread is supposed to be placed on a sandwich with some kale on top. I was … Read more

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Hearty Vegetable Garbanzo Curry Soup

This is my favorite soup. Warm, hearty, full of spices and veggies, it can heat up a cold winter night and add substance to summer lunch. If you add a couple of pieces of toast to a bowl of this … Read more

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Gluten-Free Pesto Pepper Flatbread

Since we have three little kids, it’s hard to go out in the evening. So, I learned to make some gourmet foods at home. Flatbread is one of those foods. The best part about this recipe (taken from here) is … Read more

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Raw Lemon, Poppy, Apple, Turnip Cake

I know, the name spells:  “The Weirdest Cake On The Internet,” but it tastes amazing! The balance of  lemon flavor and the faint coconut smell is intoxicating, especially when accented by poppy seeds. and the best part is that this … Read more

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How about some patriotic blocks for Fourth of July? These wooden blocks can be a great tool in learning the history of the American presidency. The package includes 45 blocks with 44 presidents and one oath of office for $98. … Read more

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How do you get your child to like fruits and vegetables? Eat the veggies and the fruits yourself and make the whole thing fun.  Or, here’s a little shortcut: For a fun and easy art project, get some colored papers. … Read more

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Buckwheat Bean Burger

Fourth of July will be here very soon. Before you start feeling bad for vegetarians, I have a really awesome bean burger recipe to share. It’s is vegan, gluten-free and soy-free. I found this recipe in Vegetarian Times magazine and … Read more

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My son loves to build. So, I bought him three different kinds of blocks and eventually, he got bored with all of them. It  was time for a new project. We cut different shapes out of colored papers. We made … Read more

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homemade hummus

Hummus is a chickpea-sesame dip that works really well on a  sandwich or with veggies.  It is also a good source of  vegetarian protein and fiber. It is rich in monounsaturated fat,  if  made with olive oil.  Hummus also contains … Read more

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