Happy kids at Food Revolution Day parent child cooking class on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Fighting for Food Education: My Food Revolution Day 2015

Those smiles up there ^^^ You can’t fake that. It was a wonderful way to wrap up my Food Revolution Day Week 2015!  I hosted five classes at my school spreading the word about food education via Jamie Oliver’s awesome kid-friendly recipes, each class featuring these amazing alfalfa sprouts. A.Vogel Canada generously supported Food Revolution … Read more

Kids making Jamie Oliver Squash It Sandwich on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cooking up a storm for Food Revolution Day 2015

It’s Food Revolution Day tomorrow! You might remember I’ve done large in-school events to celebrate getting kids and their parents cooking in  2012, 2013 and 2014 – it’s been amazing to see the larger school community join me in standing up for real food!  This year, I wanted to go a different route, though. Since … Read more

Monica Shaw's shamrock shake

How to make an awesome smoothie in any blender

A guest post by Monica Shaw of Smarter Fitter. Let’s face it; most of us don’t have the money or inclination to spend hundreds of dollars on a super high-power blender. And why shouldn’t you make do with an affordable jug blender or stick blender? They still blend, and are perfectly suitable for most blending needs. … Read more

Smoothie inspired by Cherry Ripe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

What’s Cooking? Smoothies

We’re in a race to the finish line right now, us teachers. I have just a few weeks left of school but feel like I have a few months’ worth of work to get through before school’s out for the summer. Yikes! When I am really busy at work, one of the things I often … Read more