Allergic To Salad

Intrigued y the name? Allergic To Salad trains children to become young chefs while eating healthy. Chef Sharolyne Ramirez offered a demo on how to do fruit-kebabs! Almost twenty children participated, had fun, and learned how to be creative when making a fruit salad. Thank you, Andrew Maslowski, for assisting on that day.

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April & May: Time to Plant & Reflect

During the last five weeks, the kids have been planting and seeing their seeds grow. We are growing carrots, beets, two different kinds of lettuces, cucumbers, Habanero peppers —these are part a seed exchange program with the Global Partner Junior group in Mexico City, bok choy, onions, eggplants, chives, strawberries, chocolate mint, parsley, lemon thyme,…

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Peaches & Strawberries Tofu Salad

For our last spring class students prepared a peach strawberry baby arugula salad with tofu. The slightly bitter taste of the baby arugula mixed with the sweetness of the peaches and strawberries make this salad a hot summer plate for children. To season it we used salt to taste and olive oil. As usual, the…

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Mango Strawberry Mint Smoothie

This week we started getting tropical and made a mango strawberry smoothie. The ingredients: Organic mango chunks, fresh organic strawberries, fresh organic basil, almond milk, and a scoop of goat yogurt. Kids liked it so much, they asked me to make it again!  

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Blueberry, Strawberry, Coconut & Banana Fruit Salad

Spring is here! The children have been asking to prepare recipes with fruits, so here is our first attempt of the season.      

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Strawberry Sensory Experience

I asked the children to observe a strawberry carefully and smell it before they taste it, taking small bites until finishing one strawberry slowly. I gave them crayons and asked them to draw and write how they felt about strawberries. Mama strawberry, baby strawberry, and strawberry ‘eggs’.   The outside of a strawberry and the…

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Strawberries, Almond, Spinach & Basil in Olive Oil

Last’s week snack was such a success, this week I wanted to introduce another fruit and mix it with greens and nuts.

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