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

TCP: Strawberry Chocolate Muffins

I apologize for being so behind on posting our toddler cooking projects! With snow days and hubby travels, I lost track of a lot of things. This week's recipe is actually what we made the week before Valentine's day. Since we alternate cooking days between Thursdays and Fridays each week, I wanted this group to… Continue reading TCP: Strawberry Chocolate Muffins

Food Education

TCP: Oatmeal With the Three Bears

Last week, as we introduced the toddlers to many classic tales, our cooking project seemed very obvious (at least to me!): porridge with the three bears! I preferred making oatmeal, so as I read them the book, I simply substituted the word in the story. Although this dish didn't involve any cooking on the children's… Continue reading TCP: Oatmeal With the Three Bears

Foodie Adventures

Farewell 2013! A review of this past year…

In the past few weeks, I've seen many people on my Facebook feed posting comments about 2013 being terrible and hoping 2014 would be better. I couldn't agree less. 2013 has been one of the most gratifying years of my life. I have never been happier. Let's just hope this trend will continue in 2014.… Continue reading Farewell 2013! A review of this past year…