Plant Pizza

It seems that eating a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods makes me feel really fantastic. Not only do I feel better in my body & mind, but I also get to eat the things I’ve grown up on.

Nourishing Kid’s Class: “Gregory the Terrible Eater”

Another great day of food and learning. We watched “Gregory the Terrible Eater” from Reading Rainbow–Awesome throwback for me! Then had a class discussion on how to not be a fussy eater. We revisited the 5 food groups that we all need to incorporate into a daily diet. We played a game where we rolled […]

Nourishing Kid’s Class: MyPlate

During this week’s Nourishing Kid’s Class we learned about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate initiative. ┬áNot only do we now understand all of the elements that make a healthy diet, but we also decided to be ambassadors of healthy eating for our fellow friends and classmates. We started off with a quick video that […]

Nourishing Kid’s Popcorn Party!

This week’s nutrition education class with Austin’s only “All kids” yoga studio, The Little Yoga House, was so much fun! After all, who doesn’t like a popcorn party where you air-pop the popcorn?! The kids arrived and the room already smelled of yummy popcorn–was that the inner teacher in me trying to motivate my kiddos […]

Nourishing Kids’ Class: Pancakes Pancakes!

We had 14 little friends attending The Little Yoga House’s summer camp this week! I teach the food and nutrition segment of camp and this time we learned: how to make vegan pancakes what ingredients go in a pancake why a whole wheat & oat pancake and topped with fresh fruit provided us with great […]

Oatmeal….ARTmeal!!!

Another great day of nourishing fun with the kids! Today we discussed our favorite fruits and veggies and why we love them. It was fun to play “guess the food” with all of the fruits and veggies fresh in our minds. With a blindfold on and an open mouth, the kids were ready to let […]