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The Kids Cook Monday: Tuscan Bean Soup

On October 20th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- The Kids Cook Monday Tuscan Bean Soup     Cooking Tip of the Week: When you add your leafy greens to the stockpot, watch carefully. They’ll turn bright green! But if cooked for too long, they’ll turn darker and lose some of their nutrients. Be sure to cook them only for the amount of time..

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The Teal Pumpkin Project

On October 15th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Latest News by 0 Comment

Via- CNN         Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies. Chocolate is frightening if you’re allergic to milk, and a candy bar with nuts can be deadly. With eggs, soy and wheat also common allergies in kids, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, finding treats without..

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The Kids Cook Monday: Tortellini Caesar Salad

On October 13th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- The Kids Cook Monday   Tortellini Caesar Salad Looking to change up your weeknight salad? Make it into a meal by adding tortellini pasta and your favorite veggies. Dress it lightly with your favorite dressing and you’ve got dinner! Food for Thought: In Italian, the names of most pastas reflect what the pasta shape looks like. Spaghetti means..

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How Is Swimming Good for Kids?

On October 9th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Live Strong Splashing around in the pool appeals to many youngsters. While spending time in the water is often enjoyable, it has other benefits, too. Explore the positives of swimming to learn how your children will profit in the short and long term from learning water safety and swim strokes. Exercise for Health Swimming..

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Kids Cook Monday: Cheesy Zucchini Black Bean Skillet

On October 6th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- The Kids Cook Monday           Food for Thought: Did you know that the food you eat sends superheroes into your body? These superheroes are called antioxidants and they help fight things in our bodies that can make us sick. Tomatoes have an antioxidant called lycopene and zucchini contains lutein and zeaxanthin. Sound like a mouthful? Don’t..

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The Kids Cook Monday: Ginger Sesame Veggie Stir Fry

On September 29th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- The Kids Cook Monday Food for Thought: “Open sesame!” is a phrase from the story Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. In the story, saying the phrase opens a magical cave full of treasure! Sesame seeds aren’t magical, but they sure are delicious. The seeds come from a short flowering plant and are often used to..

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Kids Cook Monday: Today’s Recipe Sweet Potato Corn Cakes

On September 22nd, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- TheKidsCookMonday Sweet Potato Corn Cakes These corn cakes are simple to make yet packed with flavor. The natural sweetness offered by corn and sweet potatoes makes them enjoyable as a meal or healthy snack.           Cooking Tip of the Week: Look for sweet potatoes that are firm, have smooth skins and are free..

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Dissolving Pumpkins Science Experiment

On September 18th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Lemon Lime Adventures Materials: Milk Water Oil Vinegar Candy Pumpkins or Candy Corn (We are trying this next) Set Up: Fill 4 cups up with the same amount of liquid in each glass. Place the candy pumpkins in a bowl near the glasses for easy access. MAKING OBSERVATIONS AND NOTICING DISSOLUTION OF THE CANDY..

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Do Rainy Days Make You Feel Sleepy?

On September 17th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via-Nancy Hall Do Rainy Days Make You Feel Sleepy? If you answered yes to the question above, then you may also ask yourself why these rainy days make you feel so sleepy. Well apparently there a few reasons for your lazy mood on a rainy day. Weather and health often go hand-in-hand. Think about taking a trip..

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Kids Cook Monday: Snappy Spring Rolls

On September 15th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- TheKidsCookMonday   Snappy Spring Rolls Think spring rolls are a treat reserved for restaurants? Think again! According to Elizabeth Borelli, author of this recipe and creator ofGreen Sprout Kids, “Fresh spring rolls are surprisingly easy to make, and a great way to get creative in the kitchen. When time is of the essence, you..

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