Healthy Eating

Written by Kristin Mallon   T-minus 6 hours until a bouncing ladybug followed by a small (yet to be determined) superman inundate my living room with heaps of colorful candy. They’ll categorize, stack and finally count up their loot and see who came up as the transcendental trick-or-treat champion. While I love the lessons my […]

Five Foods to Improve Focus

by SaraVance on October 10, 2012

Written by Sara Vance Now that your kids are back in school, it’s time to ditch the “summer brain” and get ready to focus and pay attention in class.  These 5 foods can literally feed our brains, to help kids stay on task at school. 1. Fish One of the best sources of omega 3s […]

Green Smoothies

by naturalkidz on April 27, 2012

Last May I joined a couple of my friends in a month long cleanse that was affectionately named, Vegan May.  Essentially it was to be a month of eating vegan, plant-based foods.  Now, while I had been enjoying eating at vegan restaurants every once in a while during the previous three years, and had been […]

Natural Kidz founder, Kathryn Cloward, has a weekly radio show and this week her show highlighted Shira Lane’s film, Got the Facts on Milk? The Milk Documentary.  In the show Kathryn and Shira are joined by Julieanna Hever, and together the women discuss the data that supports the fact that drinking cows milk is not […]

Enjoy this weeks Meatless Monday recipe: Millet Black Bean Burgers!! Millet Black Bean Burgers 1 cup dried black beans, washed and soaked 6 hours (or 2 cans drained and washed – Time Saver) 1 inch piece of kombu (if pressure cooking) 1 cup millet, washed and drained (can be leftover grain or made the day […]

Enjoy this weeks Meatless Monday recipe: Vegetarian Pot Pie!! Ingredients • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter • 2 small heads fennel, finely chopped (about 3 cups) • 1/2 medium yellow onion, finely chopped • 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped (about 2/3 cup) • 12 ounces white button mushrooms, sliced (about 5 cups) • 1 […]

Enjoy this weeks Meatless Monday recipe: Spinach Cannelloni! This recipe is from Bethenny Frankel, a New York Times Bestselling Author and Natural Food Chef. Ingredients: • Store bought no-boil lasagna sheets or whole wheat lasagna noodles. Sauce: • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter • 1 ½ tablespoon whole wheat flour • 2 cups low fat or […]

This lasagna is a hit every time we make it! Even those in our households who aren’t vegetarian absolutely love this recipe! 1 can vegetarian tomato sauce 8 oz uncooked lasagna noodles (9 noodles) 2 tsp olive oil 1/3 cup finely chopped carrot 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups coarsley chopped fresh mushrooms 3 cups […]

Members of the NK team have gone Vegan and that means we have been trying new recipes for our families that are yummy and simple. We have traded in the store bought cookies for home made vegan cookies, and this recipe for Vegan Oatmeal Cookies was first tested by Samantha and has fast become a favorite in […]

Are you passionate about a waste free lunch?  We are!  This week’s product spotlight, the Wrap N Mat, is ideal for those who are looking for ways to go waste free at lunchtime. The Wrap N Mat makes it easy to wrap up your sandwich and snacks.  This reusable, environmentally friendly placemat has a hook […]