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These raspberry-lemon cupcakes are topped with an easy cream cheese frosting tinted pink with a little raspberry puree. For those unaccustomed to the mildly nutty flavor of whole-wheat flour (used in these cupcakes), the flavor of the raspberry puree swirled into the lemony cake makes the wheat flavor undetectable.
2 cups raspberries, fresh or frozen (thawed and drained)
That time of the year when you'll be seeing Jack-O-Lanterns everywhere is about to arrive. Those little witches, ghouls, zombies, vampires and other scary creatures will be roaming the streets hungry for candy and other treats and you need to be prepared. Or maybe you're the type that throws Halloween parties so you and your friends can make total fools out of yourselves by wearing goofy costumes and whatnot. Either way, here's a roundup of spectacularly good-looking Halloween recipes you can make at home – without those dreaded food dyes that drain the health out of the creep factor!
1. Spooky White Hot Chocolate
Who doesn't love Cake Pops! From kiddies to grown-ups, these cakes on sticks have made quite an impression since they first hit the dessert table. The creative minds at the Vida Downtown boutique hotel have shared this simple yet delicious recipe with us that will be the talk of your next kids' birthday or tea with the moms!
2 ½ cups flour
This article, written by Louise Lambert was originally posted by Bodytree Studio.
With Ramadan fast approaching I'm being asked by clients how they can avoid falling into the trap of eating the wrong foods, as well as some of the associated problems such as headaches, constipation, low blood sugar levels and weight gain. Here are my top tips!
Between the cranked up AC and sizzling summer heat, staying hydrated is challenging especially if your kids are not fans of good old water! Because water is the basis of all reactions in the human body, not having enough of it causes a dramatic impact on mood and energy levels so try out these tips to keep the spirits high and the grumpiness at bay!
1. Funky water bottles
Nothing like a funky new water bottle to get the kiddies reaching for some H2O! We suggest a range of various glass or aluminum bottles to keep the excitement up! Stuck On You has a cute range of Designer Kids Bottles made from food grade Stainless Steel than can be customized with various designs and your little one’s name.
Lemonade makes for a great thirst quenching drink. It's a perfect water replacer for school and kids can have great fun helping you make it! Chilled homemade lemonade provides a good dose of health in a bottle.
Lemon is considered an antioxidant rich super food. It abounds in Vitamin C and also contains Potassium, Iron, fiber, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Bioflavonoids, and VitaminB6 etc.
The only thing we like more than eating food is talking and reading about it, so we're really excited that starting next week we'll have a regular column on the blog all about healthy food for kids, lunch box ideas and other yummy stuff for kids and families. It's even more exciting for us because we can introduce our first blog contributor! Here's a bit about Jyoti, who will be writing for us, in her own words (she's promised us a picture next week!)