Healthy Snack Ideas for Kindergarten Nutrition Breaks

If you child is in kindergarten or if you have a child starting full-time kindergarten in a few days, you know that there will be two nutrition breaks in addition to a lunch break, scheduled during the school day. You will need to provide your child two snacks per day. Some schools provide one snack through the school’s nutritious snack program, and in that case you would Read More …

Homemade Strawberry Sauce

My kids absolutely love strawberry sauce and they will eat it with anything. We use it as a topping on ice-cream, waffles, pancakes, cheesecakes, and even Greek yogurt. A few days ago, I purchased a few pounds of fresh organic strawberries with the hope of making a large batch of strawberry sauce and strawberry jam before school starts. I let the strawberries ripen for a few Read More …

Chicken Biryani Using a Rice Cooker

Biryani is an infamous dish in the eastern part of the world and is often served during celebrations and parties. It is a one-pot rice dish of basmati rice, fragrant spices, herbs, meat or vegetables, and a lot of oil or ghee (clarified butter). There are many different varieties of biryani as well as methods of preparation that vary from region to region. Traditionally, biryani is cooked Read More …