When you think “salad,” do you visualize a boring pile of vegetables? Or do you imagine your favorite salad that you eat day after day, because you don’t really know how to create anything new? I love “main meal” kind … Read more

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Recently, I came up with some ideas for Asian-inspired natural and healthy snacks. I usually make those for unexpected guests, because the snacks look amazing, taste amazing and take no time to prepare. So, here they are: Roasted Garlic Edamame … Read more

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ways to cook green leafy vegetables

How do you cook kale? What do you do with Swiss chard? Here are some simple, delicious and healthy options for cooking greens 1. Salad Leafy green vegetables are low in calories and rich in vitamins and minerals. Here’s a … Read more

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My babies had their first solid food today, at 7 months old. I made them two broccoli purees: one out of raw broccoli and one with steamed one. They loved the raw one! Starting with green vegetables, such as broccoli, … Read more

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I am in love with Exploratorium website! You can learn virtually anything on it: from arts to science, with cooking and geography in between! And, of course, you can teach your kids.

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The subject of weight loss has gotten to be nauseatingly boring. It’s everywhere. It’s bursting with plans , solutions and of course, products. Yet people don’t seem to figure out how to lose weight safely and keep it off for … Read more

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raw chocolate truffle

Mom would love these for a happy healthy Mother’s day! I like to make a lot of these and store them in the fridge.

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Get a coupon from mamapedia: Highlights High quality, eco-friendly merchandise Shop for women, men, children, pets, home décor, and unique gifts Organic and USA-made items combine style and sustainability Details Redeem on Green Rainbow Shopwebsite at checkout Not valid towards taxes … Read more

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foods rich in iron

Iron is an important mineral. The Food and Nutrition Board at the Institute of Medicine recommendations for iron  are: Infants and children • Younger than 6 months: 0.27 milligrams per day (mg/day) • 7 months to 1 year: 11 mg/day • … Read more

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Easy Layered Vegetable Casserole

The Easy Layered Vegetable Casserole recipe is one of the simplest vegetable casseroles ever! Use the vegetables I put in the recipe, or take whichever veggies you have left over in the fridge instead. You forego tomatoes or potatoes, but use … Read more

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We’ve been eating oatmeal for breakfast for a  few years now. Whenever people hear “oatmeal” they usually visualize a boring bowl of bland porridge. There is also the “my kids won’t eat it” factor. Oatmeal is like tofu :a metaphor … Read more

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Red Lentil Kale Curry Veggie Soup

My friend just asked me what do I do with kale.  I love this simple soup: it is light and full of flavor and nutrients. Ginger, curry and kale are the key ingredients: everything else can be altered. This soup … Read more

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