Monday, February 22, 2010
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Dried, unsweeted coconut (shaved)
Sliced., dried figs
Mix in quantities to your own taste.
The trail mix is also delicious on top of oatmeal or yogurt for breakfast or as a school snack assuming there are no nut allergies in your classroom.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Monday, February 8, 2010
3/4 cup water
2 tsp vegetable oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds (optional)
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 crushed garlic cloves
1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 red chili, finely chopped
10 oz frozen spinach, thawed
1/4 tsp chili powder (amount as you prefer)
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp salt
Wash the chana dal thoroughly and soak for 30 minutes. Drain, cover with fresh water and bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes until dal are soft. Cook uncovered until liquid is gone.
Heat oil in large pan and fry mustard seeds for 2 minutes - until they start to sputter. Add onion, ginger, garlic, and red chili and fry for 5-6 minutes, then add spinach and cook for 10 minutes until spinach is dry and liquid absorbed. Stir in remaining spices and salt, and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the chana dal to spinach and cook for about 5 minutes. Serve.
*You can also make this dish with canned chickpeas. If so, skip step one but drain off liquid, rinse in water, drain again and then add in at the after cooking the spinach.
Sunday, February 7, 2010
Our culture doesn't express this worldview. We look at food as fuel, as something we need to keep going-- our Energizer battery. We view food as a commodity, something that people need and so a thing that can generate profit. Of course food is fuel and is a commodity, but that is not all it is.
Saturday, February 6, 2010
Friday, February 5, 2010
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
The nutritional information for the food and snacks are now available
for viewing in the districts website. All the labels have been scanned
into the computer by our very hard working committee member, Sarah
Jones. We thank you !
Please take a look to see what is in the food being served.
http://www.northshore.k12.ny.us/Sea Cliff School
Go to lunch menus- then food service information. You will then see
"nutrition labels.". Also find the minutes from the district wide
Monday, February 1, 2010
The winter is a great time to focus on creating simple nourishing meals for our families, cooking can be a wonderful way to come together with a spirit of collaboration and creativity. Here are some simple winter meals my family has been enjoying this season. We naturally gravitate towards foods that warm the body and comfort the senses. Soups, stews and pastas (try whole wheat and brown rice versions of your favorites) can be enjoyed the next day in a child’s lunchbox.
-Quinoa and French Lentil Pilaf
-Brown Rice, Butternut Squash & Adzuki Bean Stew
-Chicken Soup with Ginger, Lemongrass and Garlic
-Avocado Maki Rolls with Steamed Edamame
-Miso Soup with Sea Vegetables,Udon Noodles and Tofu
What is your family enjoying this winter?