Day: August 14, 2020

*New* Pugtato Finds a Thing {Children’s Book Review}

Pugtato Finds a Thing by Sophie Corrigan published by Zonderkidz is an absolutely adorable book for children. When my four year old daughter saw the video book trailer last month for this offering she declared “Oh, Mommy, you have to get this book!”. I think the whole vegetable theme is really appealing to her right now since we got a community garden of our own this year to enjoy.

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My Kids Can’t Get Enough KALE!

Kale Is Among The Most Nutrient-Dense Foods on The Planet

Early Summer, I planted a good number 10+ Dinosaur Kale plants into our community garden. It was ready to pluck this week with the heat creeping higher. It doesn’t like over 90 degree weather and we are getting 100’s this weekend. A good rule of thumb is to harvest it when it’s about 10 inches high. In taking off the outer leaves, the plant will produce more inner leaves and a larger harvest.

I know some don’t like Kale but I do! You can eat it raw, saute it, dehydrate and bake it. One way I alter Kale up for my family is by presenting it to them in a snack format that is great for at home or for all those on the go travels and adventures.
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