DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Kids Can Make: Nut and Seed Brittle

DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Kids Can Make: Nut and Seed Brittle

It's time to show your child's teacher how much they mean to you! As a former pre-kindergarten teacher, I know from experience that healthy snacks are always appreciated. You can make your own nut and seed brittle using the recipe below and wrap up the goodies in a plastic container or mason jar. It's a DIY teacher appreciation gift kids can make, and teachers are sure to appreciate the extra love that went into the present.

Mother's Day DIY gift idea: Chocolate Date Truffles

Mother's Day DIY gift idea: Chocolate Date Truffles

This Chocolate Date Truffles recipe has all elements required for the perfect Mother's Day DIY gift idea:

  1. Homemade by the kiddos (with grown-up help)
  2. Chocolate
  3. Healthy and delicious
  4. Flowers (okay that's not part of the recipe but definitely wins you extra brownie points. Or should I say truffle points?)

Home Grown Ingredients: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Home Grown Ingredients: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Gardening can provide young children a new path to the kitchen leading them to new cooking skills and trying new foods. One way to “cultivate” this idea is by growing ingredients! Don't worry parents; I am not asking you to till acres of soil or purchase manure by the ton. Perhaps, it may be as simple as creating small edible patches for your children to aid in tending. With Mother's Day imminent, planting can be a family event! Anyways, plants in soil last much longer than fresh cut flowers (with regular watering of course!). Read on for our best tips on how to get gardening with kids.

Cinco de Mayo Veggie Soft Tacos

Cinco de Mayo Veggie Soft Tacos

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate this holiday by trying a new, diverse foods such as Cinco de Mayo Veggie Soft Tacos. Cinco de Mayo Veggie Soft Tacos are a healthier alternative to an old favorite. In this recipe we used cauliflower as the main ingredient, but you can always dress your Cinco de Mayo Veggie Taco up with our Cinco de Mayo Carrot Slaw!