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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-14-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Aletheia
mommarific- good ideas!  (hard boiled eggs,...

mommarific- good ideas!  (hard boiled eggs, too!)
 
I was just realizing last night that good quality containers are a big part of what's missing.  What kind do you have?  
 
A friend just...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-11-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Aletheia
Hi mamas!  I'd like to reduce our reliance on...

Hi mamas!  I'd like to reduce our reliance on pre-packaged snack foods, both for our health and the health of the planet.  We do pack along fruits and veggies.  However, my two oldest (boys, 7 and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
liked classic hostess on facebook.

liked classic hostess on facebook.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
Summer Veggie Ratatouille with Sausage serves...

Summer Veggie Ratatouille with Sausage
serves 6-8
 
1 lb mild italian sausage
3 Tbsp cooking oil of your choice
1 large eggplant, cut into bite sized pieces
1 large white onion, diced
2...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
Easy DF Fudgsicles serves 4   1 can heavy...

Easy DF Fudgsicles
serves 4
 
1 can heavy coconut milk
~1/4 cup chocolate syrup of your choice
 
Mix.
Pour in molds.
Wait impatiently while they freeze.
Delicious!  The coconut milk is so...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
Grilled Sesame Zucchini, vegan   4 medium...

Grilled Sesame Zucchini, vegan
 
4 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise
 
3 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp Bragg's liquid aminos or soy sauce
a splash of rice vinegar
 
Prepare...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
Shared with friends!

Shared with friends!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 09:17 AM
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Views: 48,395
Posted By Aletheia
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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
Zucchini and Carrot Frittatas (or "Frisbees", as...

Zucchini and Carrot Frittatas (or "Frisbees", as my 5 year old insists.)  DF, kid-friendly
serves 4-6
 
2 medium to large zucchinis
3 medium to large carrots
1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion
3...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Aletheia
Warm Rainbow Salad, vegan, DF, GF, kid-friendly ...

Warm Rainbow Salad, vegan, DF, GF, kid-friendly
serves 4-6
 
Ingredients:
 
2 bunches of kale/chard or other greens, or mixture
1/2 purple cabbage
4 medium carrots
1 medium sweet onion,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By Aletheia
Whoops!  This is what happens when I try to post...

Whoops!  This is what happens when I try to post when I have the flu.  These two recipes need to be moved to the contest thread.  Sorry!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By Aletheia
2 medium to large zucchinis 3 medium to large...

2 medium to large zucchinis
3 medium to large carrots
1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion
3 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
a bit of sweetener of your choice (we use stevia)
1 Tbsp oil, plus...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Aletheia
Ingredients:   2 bunches of kale/chard or...

Ingredients:
 
2 bunches of kale/chard or other greens, or mixture
1/2 purple cabbage
4 medium carrots
1 medium sweet onion, diced
1 each red and yellow peppers, diced
~2 Tbsp oil- I've used...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-19-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Aletheia
The videos on youtube made it look so easy.  Can...

The videos on youtube made it look so easy.  Can you help me troubleshoot?
 
I poured off a bunch of rich cream off our recent delivery of raw milk- our first.  I added a pinch of salt, and I let...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-18-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Aletheia
We have 1.5 gallons of creamy raw milk in our...

We have 1.5 gallons of creamy raw milk in our fridge for the first time.  Can I expect a tummy ache for the first few days?  We've never drunk raw milk before.  
 
Also- should I try to make...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Aletheia
Thanks for all of the replies! I especially like...

Thanks for all of the replies! I especially like the idea of moving dinner up. I may just do that.

I think I also may bring back our "kid table" and allow more shenanigans there. I want to make...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-13-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Aletheia
My boys, 7 and 5, are really hard on clothes....

My boys, 7 and 5, are really hard on clothes.  Stains, rips, stretched out- they do it all.  Full service boys.  :)  
 
I am contemplating this year having them have a nicer set of "school...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-07-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Aletheia
Thanks, all.    It's the 5 year old who...

Thanks, all. 
 
It's the 5 year old who doesn't eat, because a) he is a very slow eater under the best circumstances and b) the best circumstances mean his big brother is not sitting in the room-...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-05-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Aletheia
Our older two boys, 7 and 5, have been making...

Our older two boys, 7 and 5, have been making family meal times a really stressful experience for me for some time.  I am having a hard time figuring out how to fix the problem.  
 
They throw...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-05-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,658
Posted By Aletheia
No.  Punishment is not necessary.  Punishment is...

No.  Punishment is not necessary.  Punishment is doing something to a child to make them feel badly about themselves.  Consequences, on the other hand, are any actions that need to be undertaken by...
Forum: Allergies   06-15-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Aletheia
DS3 came down with what I thought was a cold in...

DS3 came down with what I thought was a cold in early May.  6 weeks later, I'm still needing to clear his nose multiple times daily, we're struggling to nurse well, and then... bam: last week, enter...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Aletheia
Hmm.  I would probably limit the length of the...

Hmm.  I would probably limit the length of the sessions between the children and the chickens, but not the number.  It'd be nice to end sessions before things get rough as much as possible, but...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Aletheia
Wowsers!  I only have three.  But here's what I...

Wowsers!  I only have three.  But here's what I think I would do.
 
I think I would probably concentrate on the three older ones, but individually.  Do you regularly make time for one-on-one time?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Aletheia
What do you do with the sillies?  You know- the...

What do you do with the sillies?  You know- the too goofy to even look at mom, let alone listen to mom sillies?
 
DS1 is 6.  Ds2 is 4.  And the two of them together, lately, are trouble.  Make...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Aletheia
I find two things help me in times like these: ...

I find two things help me in times like these:
 
1) get sick.  Or pretend to be sick.  :)  It takes a house full of sick kids, or just me being sick, to realize my standards have crept wayyy past...
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