Kale and Kids

Growing season has been long done.  Gone is my family’s daily consumption of kale.  In our community garden bed we grew a variety of kale that was what I like to call "kid friendly".  It’s closer to a lettuce and doesn’t bare the toughness as some kales can.   In getting kids to eat kale simply … Continue reading Kale and Kids

Hot Oat, Quinoa And Just A Splash Of NUTRIMEAL – Not Just for Breakfast Cereal

Are you STILL eating instant breakfast cereal? Your going to love this one! It's as easy as instant, healthy and oh so good, hot or cold. With the dried fruit there is no need to add anything else for flavor. With a small serving it makes a great mid day snack. Bring 1/2 cup dried … Continue reading Hot Oat, Quinoa And Just A Splash Of NUTRIMEAL – Not Just for Breakfast Cereal


Who doesn’t like a “little something” in their lunch or as an afternoon “treat”.  Kids love it, preparing and consuming.   1              cup water 1/3         cup quinoa 1              cup butter, softened 1/2         cup packed brown sugar (I have decreased it from the original 1 1/3 cups) 2              large eggs 1 ½         tsp vanilla 2              … Continue reading HEALTHY QUINOA COOKIES

A day full of quinoa

One of the really cool things about my "job" is that I am both the teacher and the student. In the words of Henry Ford:  Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. In coaching … Continue reading A day full of quinoa

Healthier Quinoa Cookies

The original name of this recipe was "healthy" Quinoa cookies.  With 1 1/2 cups of brown sugar I had some resistance posting the original with the label of "healthy".  In being very aware of the issues surrounding labeling and the level of deception that something is "healthy"  (like the fat free yoghurt that indeed when … Continue reading Healthier Quinoa Cookies

Quinoa Burgers

My kids loved these quinoa burgers so much that after spending an hour looking for the recipe, I found it. Sifting through the neat piles of papers that I sorted through yesterday, under the stove thinking perhaps our kitty found it a playful piece of paper, nothing.  I have even over the years sifted through … Continue reading Quinoa Burgers