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Weekly Menu May 6th

Monday           Pasta with Artichoke pesto Tuesday             Kitchari Wednesday             Tomato lentil patties  served with roasted potatoes and broccoli Friday Potluck at School Saturday         \Vegetable  and bean casserole with crumble

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Vegan Artichoke pesto

I have an artichoke plant in my garden and in all the years it’s been there it has grown and grown but never grown any actual artichoke. So instead I bought artichoke hearts already cooked at Whole Foods and made this incredible taste pesto. We ate it with quinoa pasta which …

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Takeout Food with Zero Waste

By Kim Robson: Bringing home takeout food from my favorite restaurants is one of my guilty pleasures. I can enjoy my meal in the comfort and privacy of my own home, wearing pajamas and fuzzy slippers if I like.I bask in the knowledge that I didn’t have to lift a …

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Healthy Plant based Cooking Class

Come learn how to cook whole-food and plant-based meals that are easy, healthy but also delicious. This class is a hands-on class that provides comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on how to transform fruits, vegetable, whole grains, and legumes into delicious healthy meals. It will cover all the important lessons needed to …

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Five Ways to Limit Screen Time This Spring

By Jennifer Landis: We’ve got screens everywhere we look. Cell phones, tablets, computers, televisions — screens are all over the place, and it can be difficult to separate our little ones from their favorite games or animated characters. We get it — sometimes, it’s easier to get the dishes washed …

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The Art of Creating Good Gardening Soil

By Larraine Roulston: April celebrates National Garden Month. In order to have plants thrive in a  successful vegetable garden, healthy soil is key. The blog organic gardeningexplains that we should ”feed the soil, not the plant” to create a natural soil without the use of synthetic fertilizers, andoutlines methods to do so.  Kids …

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Weekly Menu

Happy Monday everyone! We’re back home after 2 weeks in Hawaii and spring break is overLHowever, it feels so good to be back in my own kitchen eating food from our garden.  We have lots of food growing and ready for harvest so we’re working hard on adding lots of …

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Homemade Fruit Leather

By Fredrica Syren: Of all the kids’ snacks you can buy, fruit leather must the biggest rip-off because making your own is so super easy. So forget those processed, sugary fruit leathers, and say hello to juicy fruit leathers bursting with natural flavors — and that contain only fruit. As …

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DIY Green Superfood Powder

By Kim Robson: We all know we’re supposed to eat five servings of vegetables a day. Dark leafy greens are important sources of fiber, folate, carotenoids, vitamins C and K, and the minerals iron and calcium. Greens also contain coumarins, phytosterols, lignans, and flavonoids, chemicals that help with anti-oxidation and …

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