Quinoa and Veggie Curry


I recently did a cleanse through Glow Live Foods, and I'm still eating super healthy.  This recipe was inspired by Lauri Bunting of Lauri's Veggie Creations (find her on Facebook!).  First, I steamed some veggies, then made a quick dressing in the Vitamix using miso, macadamia nuts, apricots, banana, tamari, water, curry, cumin.    I served this over cooked quinoa and steamed … [Read more...]

Minestrone Soup

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Kids at the Community School Middle School enjoyed another "Food and Fun" hands on cooking lesson on February 18th.  The topic of the lesson?  Soup!... a wonderfully versatile dish that can be modified based on taste buds.  (One student excitedly exclaimed that his soup was "going to have lots of garlic!").  It was fun for the students to be able to follow a general recipe but … [Read more...]

Hummus, Your Way


We are cruising right along with our Food and Fun lessons with Middle School students at the Community School.  This month, we based our lessons off of two new handouts from CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest), one of my favorite food policy-oriented groups out of Washington, DC.  These handouts allowed us to focus on What Foods to Eat and What Foods Not to Eat. … [Read more...]

Healthy Chocolate Mousse

We had another amazing Food and Fun lesson starring Lauri Bunting, who taught the middle school kids at Community School how DELICIOUS a raw vegan treat can be! Lauri provided the recipe and taught the kids something fun and interesting about each ingredient.    Here are a few fun facts about the main ingredient, avocados: Avocados originated in Mexico and Central … [Read more...]

Fiesta Casserole and Food and Fun


At the December Food and Fun lesson for middle school students at Community School, we wanted to have a FIESTA and make Fiesta Casserole.  This dish is a favorite with the kids, and they were thrilled to learn that they can easily make it themselves.  We cooked our quinoa and brown rice in rice cookers so that the whole grains were warm and ready to go at lesson time.  The kids … [Read more...]

Super Smoothie Template

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I'd like  to thank the wonderful parent volunteers that put on a fantastic "Food and Fun with Nurture" event at Community School Middle school last week:  KB Bigelow, Katrina Harmon, Lauri Bunting, Alison Ruggeri, and Andrea Cookston.  These gals put together an amazing spread of food that the kids really enjoyed tasting. Lauri provided a Super Smoothie Template that allowed … [Read more...]

Julia’s Carrot and Orange Soup


Here is another amazing recipe from my dear Cheap generic viagra friend Julia.  She fed this to a group of women that ooed and ahed over this amazing soup that is just perfect for a cold autumn or winter day.  The fennel, carrot and orange combination is amazing, and the spices she used were fun and new to me. Adapted from: Homemade With Love by Jennifer buy clomid online … [Read more...]

Veggie Sushi Rolls Version 2


It is still hot.  Not surprising, since it is August!  Do you feel like cooking?  I don’t.  So I’m working on my Veggie Sushi skills (you can see from that recipe picture that I have some work to do on my Nori sheet rolling skills.  I hope that practice makes perfect!   viagra online canada http://americansleepandbreathingacademy.com/cost/ This time, I changed up the … [Read more...]

Greek Turkey Burger


Some of you asked me after a recent post on "Elena’s Favorite Meatballs" if we have any issues with red meat (especially since the recent Nutrition Action newsletter cover warning against over-consumption of red meat).  We always look for the delicious grass-fed and organic beef, which I think of as an entirely different food than the non-organic, corn feed beef often harvested … [Read more...]

Spinach and Eggs Breakfast Salad


I recently posted my kids' favorite breakfast (protein pancakes), but in the summer I like a more refreshing and cooling morning breakfast.  My breakfast still has to pack in the protein, however, or I'll be hungry just a few hours later.  One of my favorite things to do is to hard-boil some eggs on a weekend, and then use them as snack items and/or quick meal items during the … [Read more...]