Food Strawberries at the Home

Food, Foster Kids, and Flagitious Facts

Food One of the girls is dealing with depression at the orphanage, so I asked permission to bring her into the kitchen to help me prep the food. Making beautiful, delicious, and nutrient-dense food can be therapeutic. Today, we are making Strawberry Salad. The kids love strawberries so anticipation is growing! However, this week one of […]


How to Make Homemade Flavored Mayo

May I Have Some Mayo, Please?! Mayonnaise, or mayo, is a beloved condiment worldwide. Some of my children are known to eat it by the spoonfuls (which seriously tests my gag reflexes)! However, the ingredients in store bought mayo is disappointing.1   The challenge came years ago to make a healthy version and fortunately mayonnaise […]

Salad Dressing with real Fat

Budget-Friendly, Healthy Salad Dressing

Salad Dressing One of the simplest ways to improve your nutrition is to make your own salad dressing. You can avoid the canola and vegetable oils, and other harmful ingredients as well as save a lot of money. When you buy any “pickled” or fermented product there is always a little juice remaining. When we […]

Whole Star Fruit

Star Fruit for Star Children

Star Fruit It’s fun coming up with fun ways to reward great attitudes and deeds. We find star fruit, and it’s the perfect opportunity to have fun, and create a simple, fast recipe. Salad At our local Farmer’s Market, there are two booths that with Star fruit. You can buy a tree at this store […]