Kids in the Kitchen

Beginning Herb Garden, Kids Only

Spring starts this week, and so begins our attempt at gardening.  This year I decided to let the kids have complete ownership over one herb plant (in honor of the letter H).  They are responsible to: Choose the herb Plant…

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8 Reasons to Buy Celery

I know what you are thinking... celery? You mean the negative calorie, non-food, food?  Why would I bother spending my money on that? Well, I'll tell you. Besides the myth that it takes more energy to digest celery than it…

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The Outliers

First of all, I have been quiet online this week, because we have spent the week at Lake Tahoe with my family. And it looks like my previously scheduled posts have managed to go up. Now we are on our…

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Healthy In A Hurry- Oatmeal

 I feel like changing my blog to be, "How to eat healthy when you don't have any free time!"  I've been running around way too much, and when I'm not, I'm watching Bio Chemistry lectures on my laptop. My first…

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Choosing for themselves

I've been encouraging my kids to help me keep a shopping list on the fridge.  If they see something is gone, they can write it down.  Except, they of course took the opportunity to write other things on the list:…

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Fruit and vegetable salad

Today's post is brought to you by my 8 year old daughter! chop  the    carits. cut  the  strobarys. put  in frozen bluebarys. cut a appel. chop up  frozen   charys. put it in a bole and eat.

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Squeeze Bottle Oil

Healthy Ideas We buy olive oil by the gallon.  Then I was pouring it into a bottle/ oil dispenser thingy, but it got slippery one day and I dropped it and it shattered.  I've been looking for a new one…

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Balanced meals

I came into the kitchen this evening, a bit behind in fixing dinner, to find two of my kids having themselves a little picnic.  They were so pleased by their choices, that they asked me to take a picture. They…

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Why aren’t they eating their carrots

Its interesting what my kids will be honest about.  They lie about brushing their teeth, but they told me yesterday, "You know the carrots you put in my lunch, I don't eat them!"  The little stinkers! I had a frank…

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Getting Artsy

Thank you for all your great oat ideas!  Everyone should check out the comments if you need some ideas.  If you haven't already, you can still enter the contest here today and tomorrow. Usually if my husband works late, I…

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