I was at Lola’s Spanish restaurant on Esplanade last week and tried their gazpacho. So delicious! This week I will try to emulate their/ create my own gazpacho recipe for the kids. I think it will be the perfect hot summer cold soup treat to eat with our ham and cheese sandwiches.
We are still running hard with our Reggio Run fundraiser! Currently we have raised just under $900. We are hoping to get enough money raised to invest in Abeona House scholarships for families in need and also to complete our yard renovation project. From last year’s Reggio Run, we were able to help out a … Continue reading Reggio Run Donations Update
Please join us for an Abeona House alumni and current family reunion, to be held starting during the Reggio Run June 15 at 8 a.m. Catch up with old friends, and make some new ones! If you aren’t up for a 2-mile jog with us, that’s ok. You can meet up with us after the … Continue reading Abeona House Reunion!
The verdict is in my coconut curry chickpeas: the kids love it! It’s so exciting to see our students’ taste buds being challenged and expanded with new foods and flavors from around the world. I use Thai brand green curry paste with coconut milk and some molasses, and serve the sauce over chickpeas, rice, and … Continue reading Thinking Outside the Lunchbox
We are kicking off our annual Reggio Run fundraiser. We are hoping to have 100% family participation for this great community-building event. Don’t worry if your little ones are too little to run—this is a stroller-friendly event! The proceeds from this fundraiser go toward our scholarship fund, which helps us bring new families into our … Continue reading Reggio Run Fundraiser
The Looping Room is one of the hardest classes to feed, if you haven’t heard. Miss Anna, clever as she is, started using her pineapple as a topping to encourage them to try everything, and next thing I know we are having Hawaiian pineapple and ham pizza for lunch this week! Maybe this will be … Continue reading Kid-guided pizza menu!
Potato chips, this Friday’s vegetable component! It’s sooo easy. Grab yourself a mandolin (not the musical instrument, but the one that slices things very thin), and cut up a few russets and sweet potatoes. Toss in olive oil and spices. Lay in a single layer on a cookie sheet and cook at 350 until brown. … Continue reading Making “junk food” healthy
This week we are having our first annual Families as Partners dinner party! I will be meeting families in the Church Cafeteria at 5:30 where we will chop, dice, mix, roll out, and talk about food and our community/school! Hope to see you there!
Do you have fabulous drawings of your family that your child(ren) created and you would be willing to share with us? We are designing a t-shirt for the Reggio Run and Abeona Family Day happening on Sunday, June 15, and would like to use Abeona art on the shirt. If you have a cute … Continue reading Reggio Run T-shirt designs needed!
Ever wondering how to transform leftovers into a new dish? One thing I do in our kitchen to save time and money is transform leftovers into something new and delicious- different fruits combine to make a salad, and extra beans are thrown into soup or jambalaya. It always feels good, and pays, to save!