May is the Perfect Month to Start Planting Your Own Veggies

Last week we finally got a beautiful weather in Toronto and the first thing we did in our back yard was to plant some veggies. Last year was our first time and we were very successful with tomatoes and Swiss chard, cucumbers weren’t as successful. We don’t have a lot of space and my husband … Read more

Top 5 Health Benefits of Buckwheat and a Recipe for Gluten Free Buckwheat Patties

Top 5 health benefits of buckwheat: 1. A  great source of high quality, easily digestible protein Because of its high protein content, it is a great substitute to animal based protein. In my opinion, as moms it is our responsibility to teach our kids to get used to the flavour of buckwheat. The more we … Read more

7 Health Benefits of Quinoa and a Recipe for Quinoa Sushi – Kids’ friendly food

7 health benefits of quinoa:  1) Quinoa is a complete protein, which means your body gets all the essential amino-acids it needs to build things like antibodies, enzymes, neurotransmitters, etc. Many people think we must eat meat or chicken in order to get enough protein in our diet, which is simply not true. 2) Quinoa … Read more

Baked Falafel Vegan Recipe with Israeli Salad and Tahini dressing – Great for kids!

My journey in the kids’-friendly kitchen is continuing and this recipe was actually my daughter’s idea after reading a book about traveling to Israel. Dinosaur is traveling to Israel and eating a falafel in a pita at the Shuk 🙂 She said: “mommy let’s eat falafel today!”. Here is what I came up with: Baked … Read more