Food Education, Recipes

TCP: Russian Snack for the Winter Olympics

Whenever I choose a recipe for our cooking projects, I like to link it to our theme. The Winter Olympics were tricky at first. My first thought was "healthy athlete food", followed by Russian food. Unfortunately, most traditional Russian recipes I found were either not very healthy (or I should say, too heavy) or not… Continue reading TCP: Russian Snack for the Winter Olympics

Food Education

The Toddler Cooking Project: The Blender Malfunction Adventure!

This week, I planned to make smoothies with the children to talk about healthy habits since half of our group has been sick in the last few weeks. Many toddlers actually told me they drank smoothies with mommy and daddy which was a very nice surprise. It all started with an intense session of hand… Continue reading The Toddler Cooking Project: The Blender Malfunction Adventure!

Recipes

The Toddler Cooking Project: Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

I have two big passions in life: early childhood education and cooking. This year, as I came back to the preschool world, I decided to join both interests. I made it a personal goal to teach our class of toddlers about healthy food habits. I am using three main techniques (or activities): an inviting pretend… Continue reading The Toddler Cooking Project: Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins