Kids Organic Gardening

Kids can awaken their neighborhood to the need to act in the current environmental emergency by using organic gardening techniques and taking simple steps at home. Planting eco-friendly native plants and fruit trees instead of a lawn in the front yard and using a drip irrigation system, saves water and attracts pollinators. Refraining from the…

Kid Chef Fresh Peach Crumble

In the summer, backyard organic peaches are sweet, delicious, and nutritious. Kids love to eat fresh peaches right from the tree! Peaches are packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories and help eyesight, digestion, and bones.  For an amazing treat, kids can slice 3 organic peaches into a 6.5” x 6.5” casserole dish. Add ¼ cup…

Teens Choose Water

Teens have been addicted to the sugar in soda and junk food with vending machines in their schools and parks, and oversized drinks at fast food places. These vending machines have been removed from some school campuses, parks, and playgrounds across the country, as pediatricians say just switching water for soda is a major health…

Kids Grind their Spices

Kids can get more flavor and spices last longer and are more potent when they are stored whole rather than after they are ground. Fresh ground spices improve dishes with more nutrients, vibrancy, and aroma. Jarred whole spices are at their best for two years, while ground spices stay fresh for about a year. Mortar…

Kid Chef Coconut Squash Curry

Kids can make a rich nutrient dense organic coconut milk curry with the veggies they harvest from their raised bed gardens. Organic brown basmati rice makes the perfect base for this yummy vegan, gluten free dish.    While the rice is cooking, kids can steam 1 large chopped organic pattypan squash, 2 medium chopped organic…

Kids set the Table

Modern hectic lifestyle has eroded family meal traditions. Table manners can help create that special environment for parents and kids to show gratitude and respect for the meal. How we experience food in our homes and environment, changes our bodies and our metabolic process. When kids grow an organic backyard veggie garden, they are excited…

Kids Container Veggie Garden

Kids can grow their own food in pots on the patio, in a window box or even a hanging basket. Containers can be filled with the best organic soil, moved to find the best sun, and can fit into any small space. Kids can grow abundant crops that are decorative as well as edible.  Kids…

Kid Chef Pattypan Casserole

Pattypan squash is a summer squash that looks like a yellow flying saucer and is filled with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Low in calories, kids can eat the skin and seeds. Organic northern white beans add protein and fiber to the dish. Organic Kalamata olives and sun dried tomatoes add intense flavor and nutrition. Kids…

Kids Health Secret

Fresh organic veggies and fruit are medicine that can prevent, eliminate, and reverse disease without pharmaceutical medication and its many side effects. Growing fruits, herbs, and veggies in raised bed gardens, in pots on the patio, or in hanging planters excites kids to prepare and eat them.  Kids can also go to the Farmers Market…

Kids grow Chives

Chives are easy for kids to grow and are perennial and drought tolerant. Sow seeds in winter or early spring. Chives grow in tight clumps of long thin grasslike leaves that taste like mild, sweet onions. Chives are often grown with tomatoes, as in the picture above, as they repel Japanese beetles and aid in…