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My Four-year-old Grandson Invented a New Way to Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

Aiden Chocolate Ice Cream on Jicama


My four-year-old grandson invented a new way to get kids to eat their vegetables. Simply spoon slightly melted chocolate ice cream onto your jicama. He said it tasted great and gave me a bite. I had to admit that it tasted good. He liked it on carrots too, but I didn’t give that one a try.


Now you know that I’m not an advocate of eating sweet stuff because of the way it causes inflammation and deterioration of our bodies. But we can expand on my grandson’s creativity by dressing up the taste of veggies with some healthy … Read the rest

Immune-boosting Foods For Kids

By guest author Susan Murphy

Please note: the research and information presented are that of the guest author.

We are always looking for ways to reduce the affects of winter colds and flu but how about doing something to actually prevent getting them in the first place? While external measures work to some extent, the best solution for flu lies within you – your immune system. The immune system is designed to protect you against millions of bacteria, viruses, toxins and parasites that would love to invade your body. With a strong immunity you can easily ward off cold, flu … Read the rest

Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals

Summer finally arrived for us this year, much later than usual. So the garden got a very late start, but it’s bursting forth now as it soaks up all of that sunshine.

I’m not complaining though about the late start of summer. I loved the rain and cool weather and so did the 2,000 Ponderosa Pine trees we planted on our property this spring as we reclaimed our little part of the forest from the overgrowth of brush that feeds the fuel ladder if a fire ever erupts. Those little trees grew more in 3 months than the few that … Read the rest