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Kids cook with Big Flavors

Mass production, food processing, and microwave meals have removed much of the old fashioned flavors our great grandparents achieved by cooking from whole foods. When kids grow an organic raised bed veggie garden, they can rediscover the big flavors of…

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Kids Plant Salsa, Salad, and Pickles

Planting seeds in the spring is exciting! Kids can create a speciality garden in a raised bed filled with rich organic soil and compost. Kids can choose their favorite recipes, plant the ingredients, and harvest salsa, salad, or pickles. Kids…

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Kids Sleepy Time Foods

Calming foods can promote the restful sleep kids need for good health and wellbeing. Kids can eat foods at night with natural sources of melatonin, a hormone that encourages sleep, and tryptophan, an essential amino acid that converts to melatonin…

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Kids Permaculture Food Forest

Unlike most backyard veggie gardens, a food forest is planted once and left to grow with little care. Kids can design their food forest by choosing certain local organic heirloom root vegetables, fruit trees, salad greens, herbs, native flowers, perennials,…

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Kids Cold and Flu Remedies

At school, kids catch colds and flu easily. Many parents give their kids a vitamin C supplement to build their immunity. Nutritional deficiency, stress, and too much sugar are the most common causes of depressed immunity. Kids can eat lots…

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Kid Chef Vegan Cabbage Wraps

Stuffed cabbage leaves are a common comfort dish in many European countries and make a nice presentation on the plate. The lentils give this vegan, gluten-free dish earthiness and the spices give it richness. Kids can cook ½ cup of…

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Kids Herbal Companion Plants

Herbs make nice companion plants to veggie plants, other herbs, fruits, and flowers. Healing herbs are good for kids and good for the garden. Some herbs provide assistance to each other to improve growing conditions and repel pests. The garden…

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