My kids actually eat broccoli, but they like it plain and boring. I like food with a bit more to it so I am trying out this recipe I found on Mrs. Green's
website. It will serve 4 and takes no longer than 15 minutes. Perfect for my working mom lifestyle! As a bonus, broccoli is packed with vitamins:
Nutrients in Broccoli
1.00 cup, raw (91.00 grams)
Had to share this with you...as a person striving to be healthy, I wonder just how harsh I am on my body. Big thanks to Just Add Attitude for the reminder :)
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! I'm a firm believer, having seen the effects having no breakfast has on my students. But I also see the effects of different types of breakfasts too. Not being an expert on the subject, I was delighted to find this post which helped me understand more about how … Continue reading the story "Protein Breakfast"
Oh boy! This is a really loaded topic for me. Yes, I do believe things happen for a reason, but not in the 'God decided it should be so' sense. Not that I don't believe in God...I'm a little on the fence about organized religion, but I believe in the 'force' of God … Continue reading the story "Thoughtful Thursday: Does Everything Happen For A Reason?"
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Happy Chinese New Year! Gong Xi Fa Ca!
Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a symbol of good fortune and power and it is a revered year. Many consider those … Continue reading the story "Teaching Children about Chinese New Year"
The snow has finally arrived in our town. Peanut and Button were chomping at the bit to go sledding, I had been scrambling to find where I "safely put away" the snow gear, and the kids got bored! While the snow was really heavy, and given Button has only recently been cleared for snow play by his doctors, … Continue reading the story "Snow Day Activity – Terrarium"
Night is a time for so many things. Sleep is the first one that comes to mind. Yet sleep eludes me most of the time. I find myself hoping, wishing, crying out for sleep...but NO! Sleep does not always happen at night!
Night is a time for great thoughts! I formulate some of my most wonderful plans and ideas … Continue reading the story "Nighttime – MyTime"
What Is It?
As usual I am running late as we all tumbled in from work/school. Traffic was a little slow due to the unexpected snowfall we had last night. Peanut and Button got down to chores and then homework, Hubby took care of phone calls, and I began the roast chicken before settling down to … Continue reading the story "Roast Chicken: Easy and Economical"