But what do you do when your child wants pink cupcakes? Well, I'm happy to report that I have an answer you will love. Beets my friend. Beets.
There are so many things we want our kids to learn; Sports, languages, dance, gymnastics, pottery, karate, swimming, piano. The list is pretty much endless. All of those things are great and have their place, but cooking is one thing that gets overlooked a lot.
When we take the time to teach our children kitchen skills we are giving them a gift that will have a positive impact on the rest of their lives. And, as an added bonus, one day when they have acquired some real skills, they won't just be "helping" us in the kitchen, they will be preparing us dinner. Now imagine that...
One of my kids favourite things for breakfast is oatmeal. Oats are a very grounding food full of fibre, vitamins, and minerals. But after reading the book, Nourishing Traditions, I learned there is a certain way that oats (and all grains and legumes) need to be prepared in order to maximize nutrient absorption.
This recipe has become a staple in my home over the last few years. They are perfect snack to have around, especially when 3pm (or the hungry hour) hits. We make these once a week and they are so tasty and healthy. Every kid I have ever given one to has loved them, so what more do we need to […]
I don't think a family can ever be perfect. But I do think that in the midst of the chaos that is inevitably life, we can establish a set of values that guides our actions, helps us navigate the sometimes rough waters, and steers us back to the equilibrium that we deserve.