Since I started teaching cooking classes for children last spring, a few people have asked me what are good recipes to make with kids, which got me thinking about what would be my top choices. The answer varies depending on the age of the children (a smoothie is a great start for preschoolers, or any… Continue reading 7 Tips for Cooking With Kids
Through our kids’ Elementary School PTA, I found out about the Family & Consumer Sciences Day, December 3rd, a day on which the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) encourages families to prepare and eat a healthy meal together by promoting the “Dining In” for Healthy Families”! initiative – and cooking and eating together is exactly what… Continue reading “Dine In” with Your Family Tomorrow
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
This nutty and crunchy granola with just the right amount of sweetness is the perfect recipe for all ages.
This past Saturday, Real Food for Kids – a local non-profit that advocates for healthy foods in public schools – held its 5th Culinary Challenge & Wellness Expo at a local public school. It was a super fun and educational (and tasty!) event, plus I got to hang out most of my day with a great neighbor. Fourteen teams of middle and high school kids… Continue reading Real Food for Kids 2017 Expo & Julia’s pasta with grated tomato sauce
My son wants to be famous and/or rich. Don’t know where it comes from. Not really his parents’ aspirations. Although blogging does throw me out there to connect with you, but from the privacy of my home. He takes pride in the fact that his name appeared in an article in the Washingtonian when we were… Continue reading harry potter’s butter beer + logos
Despite my efforts to freeze time, Julia turned 6 this past weekend and we celebrated with a cooking lesson taught by my friend Eryn and me. I totally had a personal motivation, since Eryn and I have been brainstorming about teaching cooking classes to children and new moms for several months now and we were dying to finally have a trial class. Julia does love… Continue reading a cooking class birthday party + Brazilian limeade (limonada suiça)