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Eating salmon – a lot! Making it interesting

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 Salmon is a wonderful fish – and eating it often instead of meat is a good idea for weight control. In fact I have found that eating fish 5 times a week helps me maintain my weight and I enjoy … Continue reading

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Fava Beans – have you ever tried them? Very high in protein and delicious

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Fava beans ( also known as Broad Bean) are  a pain to prepare since they have TWO skins – the green one that grows on the outside and then the skin that surrounds the actual bean.  They are a species … Continue reading

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Tilapia – a light healthy low cal fish – cooking with kids – serve it as a taco and they will love it!

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We raise our own Tilapia. Here they are! So we can actually ‘go fishing’ in our own little farm – we keep the Tilapia in a tank in a hatchery since they like warm water – about 85 degrees and … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – holiday season means lots of cakes, cookies and treats – how about a healthy meal? Chicken Cilantro Lemon Tortilla Sandwiches!

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I love grilled chicken. So do our grandchildren, Jack and Jonah, Noah and Gabriel, our twins. Here the twins are in prison garb just before their first birthdays – cute eh? We make cooking this dish into a special event by … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids to make Chicken Fingers – Healthy and pretty much fat free!

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Our grandkids love chicken nuggets but most of those we find in restaurants are in batter and full of fat and carbohydrates that provide empty and unnecessary calories. This recipe is truly easy and lower in fat -using Panko breadcrumbs … Continue reading

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Quiche – Cooking with Kids – the Shortcut Way!

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Quiches are a food that our grandchildren love. The french name for this delightfully flexible ‘pie’ makes a fancy dish from simple cooking. Easy to make and serve – and always thrilling to eat – change the ingredients to meet … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – Hearty Beef/Chicken/Turkey Bean Meal in One Pot – Tuesday Tips!

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Hearty Beef/Chicken/Turkey Bean Meal in One Pot Cooking in one pot is so easy. My grandchildren love it too – cooking with kids has never been so easy as when creating a one stop meal in a single pot! You can … Continue reading

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Just saw the documentary FRESH – if you don’t buy organic now, you will after seeing this movie! Philanthropy Fridays support Cooking with Kids Organic Style

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I am so grateful that we have our own chickens and organic alpha omega eggs. The documentary FRESH will educate you about the food supply and the amount of really bad stuff that is in it. Buy organic – buy … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Cooking with Kids – Easy Chicken Chili

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Chicken Chili – the short and easy way We like non spicy food – so this chili is NOT spicy – if you want to spice it up – add Poblano and Chili peppers – or even Jalopeno peppers for … Continue reading

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