Last March I wrote about Real Food For Kids (RFFK) and their 5th annual Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo and how fun it was to attend workshops and sample dishes created by middle school and high school kids as they competed to have their recipe served as part of the regular lunch menu in Fairfax County… Continue reading Healthy Foods in Fairfax Public Schools
We, D.C. area residents, are a little spoiled by the amount of cultural events available year-round in the City. Summer nights on museum terraces with a nice view talking about food and gardens while sipping craft beer? Those make the top of my list and I don’t take them for granted. Last week Romas and… Continue reading D.C. Summer Nights – Food in the Garden
Traveling without kids are rare opportunities in our lives these days (ok, it has been for almost a decade now), and as much as we love to travel as a family, we’ve been enjoying splitting into different combinations of parent/child(ren) occasionally. The change in the family dynamics is sometimes a breath of fresh air, like… Continue reading Boston with kids: a 3-day trip with my toddler
Even if kids don’t like to eat something or think they don’t like to eat it, chances are they will like to prepare it – even more so if that means one-on-one time with parents or a special adult, or cooking with their peers. Since I started offering classes, I invited my own older kids… Continue reading kid empowering açaí smoothie
It is Saturday night and I can’t wait for the “Mother’s Day hunt” that Julia has spent hours preparing – and almost revealing – to surprise me in the morning: “Mom, don’t look behind me in this corner, if you see a jar with a red lid around here, don’t look!”. That is one sweet girl. I’ve been… Continue reading Together We Cook begins + Tapioca
Colombians know how to party, host and celebrate. Our friends Karina and Raul host the best and most relaxing gatherings and birthday parties, the types that we don’t look at the clock and we never want to leave. I was very excited when they proposed a Brazilian-Colombian feast a few weeks ago, which ended up… Continue reading Patacon & a Colombian Feast
This nutty and crunchy granola with just the right amount of sweetness is the perfect recipe for all ages.