Brain-foods for Students

The Top 10 Brain-foods for Students

The brain is a muscle and like all muscles, it needs good fuel to function at its best. So if you’re looking to improve your focus and stay sharp while hitting the books, you should try to include brain-friendly foods in your diet.
Some great brain-food options include fish, nuts, seeds, avocado, and dark leafy greens. So load up on these healthy foods and get ready to tackle that next big test!
1. Fish
Fish is a great brain-food because it’s high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for …

Quick and Easy Teacher Lunch Ideas

Quick and Easy Teacher Lunch Ideas

As a teacher, you know that it can be tough to find time to cook a nutritious meal. But with a little planning, you can pack a healthy lunch that will give you the energy you need to make it through the day! In this article, we’ll provide some tips for creating teacher lunches, as well as some easy recipes for make-ahead meals. So read on for inspiration and get cooking!
Veggie and Hummus Wraps

Nutrition Tips for Teachers – How to Stay Sharp and Full of Energy Throughout the Workday

Teaching students full-time is a cognitively challenging vocation. Throughout the workday, an educator needs to make all sorts of decisions, present different topics in an understandable manner for all students, answer all kinds of questions coming from the students, and deal with all types of unexpected situations in the classroom.
Despite that, they are working a high-energy job. So there is no doubt that packing lunch bags for school with healthy meals is not their top priority, at least not for most teachers.

Nature Learning Activities You Can Do with Kids

When your children are at home, you can make the most out of this moment by providing them time to experience and learn about nature. It can also be beneficial for their health since their immune system can be improved when they get their hands dirty. Aside from learning about science more, they can enjoy fresh air when they are out in the environment. Here are some nature-themed activity ideas you can do.
Bug Hunting
You and your children can go outside and bring with you a magnifying glass, a notebook, a pencil, and a small container. Then, go around the base of trees, bushes, and flowers or turn over rocks so that you …

Ways to Make Meals Last Longer

Who does not wish that their meals can last long? Avocado lovers can understand this. You do not need to worry much about wasting food because you can make the most of your food with a little planning. One of the easy ways to stretch your meals is to make sure your freezer is working properly. Here are some ways to make your meals last longer.

Have a stock of whole grains such as lentils, beans, barley, oats, brown rice, and farro
If you have leftover vegetables you do not know what to do with, you can cook some pasta. Then, cook the veggies into your sauce of choice. This can ensure that your vegetables will not go …

How Important the Parents’ Involvement Is in Education to Children’s Future

It can be understood easily that access to good education is not the same for everyone. Some schools have a lot of resources and funds while others do not have enough because of zip codes. Nevertheless, there is an effective way to have quality education regardless of location, race, or financial status. Parent involvement can play a huge role in boosting students’ achievement.
Many studies done in the past 50 years have reported that the academic performance of students improves when parents take an active role in their child’s education. Not only does it improve a child’s academic achievement, but it also brings about better…

Quick Vegetable Lasagna


4 cups of fresh organic spinach
1 pack mushrooms
1 jar of organic no-sugar-added sauce
1 container of regular or garlic hummus
1 pack of edamame lasagna no-bake noodles
1 block firm organic tofu
1 pack of vegan shredded mozzarella or parmesan cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes + 30 to 40 minutes cooking

Preheat your oven to 400 to 410 degrees.
Combine the drained tofu and hummus until it forms a ricotta-like mixture and put aside.
Layer your chosen pan with lasagna …

Chicken Tikka Masala and Cauliflower


1 pack of fresh chicken breasts
1 head of cauliflower
1 jar of Tikka Masala simmer sauce
½ cup of instant brown rice

Prep Time: 5 minutes + 30 minutes cooking

Prepare rice following the package instructions.
Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.
Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the cauliflower for around 4 minutes.
Slice the chicken into bite-size pieces.
After the cauliflower is lightly cooked, add the chicken to the skillet and…

Breakfast Banana Pudding and Pistachio Crumble


3 peeled and mashed overripe bananas
2 cups of unsweetened, light vanilla almond milk
2 tbsp honey
½ cup of chia seeds
¼ cup of old-fashioned rolled oats
½ tsp grated orange peel
2 tbsp light brown sugar
2 tbsp flax meal
¼ cup of shelled, roasted, salted pistachio nuts
1 ½ cups of raspberries
2 sliced bananas
2 tbsp butter spread

Prep time: 10 minutes

Mix the mashed bananas, honey, chia seeds, ¼ tsp nutmeg, orange peel, and almond …

Banana Split Breakfast


4 bananas (cut lengthwise in half)
1 cup of plain low-fat Greek yogurt
¼ cup of granola
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tbsp almond butter
2 tbsp almond milk
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 cup of blueberries or raspberries

Optional: 1 tsp chia seeds
Prep/Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Add the vanilla and yogurt to a small bowl
Place a banana half on every plate and put yogurt on top.
Put some chocolate chips, blueberries, granola…