As a parent, I have always been looking forward to craft some yummy recipes for my child which can be easy, quick and instant at the same time healthy. As a mom, I found my child being little iron deficient and so I wanted to […]
The winter season has arrived in some parts of our country. However this year we have seen some unfortunate changes in our ecology. The rains did not stop until November . The October heat was pushed to November , infact Mumbai still has not seen […]
Being a foodartist, i got a lovely opportunity to associate with one of the premium schools in the city of Mumbai named Ryan International School for the nutrition week organised by them.
The idea of this initiative was to offer parents with tips, tricks and solutios on how to get their kids to eat healthy meals. It was not about only cooking meals and offering the child, but to take a step ahead and entice the young minds towards developing healthy habits.
Considering I have been into foodart since some time now, Ryan offered me the opportunity to showcase mommies and even teach them to make foodarts that could help them in long term.
So here i am sharing step by step tutorial i made from them through these videos as a part of the nutrition week with Ryan International School
First Foodart – The Owl made from fruits
In this foodart, i have shared a step by step process on how to make the owl using apples and pomograntes as the main ingrdient. It is super simple, quick and effective way to get kids eating fruit. My 2.6 ear toddler completed the entire platter in one go.
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Hey friends wish to share a foodart i created exclusively for ryan International group as a part of their nutrition week program Look foward to your feedback as always !! #foodart #foodcraft #momblogger #mumbaimomblogger #kidsfoodideas #momlife #flatlay #creative #motherhoodunplugged #creativemom #ideas #Repost @ryan.group • • • • • • Who says fruit cannot be fun to eat? Watch @themagicplatter gel food and art together and craft something that’s not only delicious but also a huge food art inspiration! #RyanInternationalSchool #NationalNutritionMonth #EarlyStartToHealthyLife
Second Foodart – The Clown made from Roti, Sabzi and Rice
Most moms complaint that they want their kids to enoy home cooked meals like roti and sabzi and not create a fuss at the dinner table. Well touching on these points i shared a step by step tutorial on how to create a clown and make the meal fun
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#Repost @ryan.group Sharing my foodart created for moms of ryan school.. do share your verdict • • • • • • It’s time to blend nutrition and deliciousness together! @themagicplatter is back again and urges you amazing parents to unleash your creativity and give your kids’ mealtime a fun twist. #RyanInternationalSchool #NationalNutritionMonth #EarlyStartToHealthyLife #gtitsuner #tastythursday #funfoodfriday #themagicplatter #eeeeeats #yummyinmytummy #frikekisse #lunchmadeeasy #indianfood #foodplating #foodstyling
Third Foodart – The Ship made from tomato omllete
Breakfast is an important meal of the day. Kids make a lot of fuss and do not want to complete their meals. Teh are in rush to reach schools or take ample of time at the breakfast table, but foodart like these ensure, they gobble up such yummy meals
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#Repost @ryan.group • • • • • • The nutritious journey comes to end with @themagicplatter's wholesome and palatable cooking artistry for you! Add a fun angle to your nourishing meals and make mealtime the most awaited time of the day. #RyanInternationalSchool #NationalNutritionMonth #EarlyStartToHealthyLife #kidsmeal #foodart #themagicplatter #foodcraft #yummyinmytummy #breakfastoftheday #funwithfood #middaymeals #importantmealoftheday #flatlay #flatlayfood #kidsmealideas #makingfoodfun #creative #momideas
This was my way of celebrating nutrition week with Ryan International School by giving a complete guide on how to create foodart and think like a kid. Kids enjoy these simple elements of life and we can make a better contribution if we think, act and behave like them.
If you enjoyed these videos, you can take a peek to my foodarts here
Finally the monsoon season has started with a bang, and Mumbai is already drenched in its heavy rain. However rains cannot be enjoyed if you do not offer a complementing meal to it. Well in this post I and Foram Modi from The Slim Possible […]
Diarrhoea, one of the most common ailments occurring to children specially below 5 years of age, is a common problem that may last a few days or may disappear on its own. I have a 2year old and I understand how frequent this can occur at this tender age.
Mostly children go through acute diarrhoea i.e lasting not more than 14 days. This can be because of seasonal variations specially before the onset of monsoon or at the end of dry summers, food allergies or disorders, lactose intolerance, problem with the celiac disease & inflammatory bowel disease etc.
As per WHO Diarrhoea is the second killer in the world. And these stats talk about how we are unaware of this mild – aggressive disease.
Considering to be privileged, I got to attend the #happytummiesmeet organized by Enterogermina who shared some facts and broke my myths on diarrhoea, how to treat it and ensure to adopt probiotics before antibiotics for my child’s health.
The event started with a very informative session hosted by Paediatrician Dr. Zinal Unadkat who shared her wisdom on the subject. She expressed a very simple plan of action to treat kids with diarrhoea.
- Offer as much of fluids containing electrolytes to kids
- If the baby is breastfeeding, then the breastfed milk is one of the best way to have a speedy recovery
- Maintain hygiene levels like wash your hands after every diaper change, change diaper immediately after a bowel to prevent rash, use water instead of wipes
- Most importantly make use of probiotics to reduce the incidences of diarrhoea and ensure the balance of good bacteria in the body
Why Probiotics ?
Our gut has both good bacteria & bad bacteria. When your body is attacked by external pathogens, the bacterial balance is affected and then there is a rise of bad bacteria. That is where Enterogermina helps to improve the growth of good bacteria helping to restore the gut function making it Paediatricians No.1 choice
With the abundance of information, and some Q&A sessions the event proceeded ahead with some fun games organized for the kids like the one below.
The cartoon character Popeye has always been an inspiration to get kids to eat spinach. Enterogermina emphasized on healthy eating habits by giving healthy & junk food cards to kids. They had to throw the junk food cards in the health bin and feed the healthy food to popeye. Kids had fun and obviously learnt a lot about good food eating habits.
Also, there was a lovely skit organized explaining good-bad bacteria & importance of one’s gut health using Enterogermina . It was fun and entertaining to kids as well as adults. Kiaan was super happy yet reluctant to meet the man bacteria.
The event ended with a very informative TVC by Enterogermina Probiotics and some lovely goodies for moms and kids.
Overall, the event gave a lot of insights helping us moms to know how we can address the diarrhoea issues and take right steps to keep our child at ease. At the end we want our kids to jump around make noise and be healthy and #happytummiesmeet taught us how to Fight Diarrhoea with Enterogermina in the best way possible.
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Let me be very honest, it is very little I know about Halloween. But from whatever I have read, the following is my understanding of the festival.
Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is believed it was originated during the ancient celtic festival of Samhain, where people would lightt bonfires and wear spooky costumes to ward off the evil.
Whereas we in India celebrate diwali to mark the return of Lord Ram along with his wife Sita and brother Laxman from their 14 year long exile in the forest as well as celebrating victory over Ravana.
With such two different thought processes, two different origins, becoming a part of the festival may seem weired but the good part is one can gain some knowledge and learn about the culture and festivals. So I am here sharing some tips to celebrate halloween with Kids in India
TIP 1 Host a Halloween Play Date at home
This can be a lot of hardwork, but can be one of the most fun way of celebrating the festival. Deck up your house with Halloween decorations like fake cobwebs, jack-o-lanterns, pumpkins, hanging skeletons and more. Plan your food and drinks in Halloween style with eateries shaped like monsters, cupcakes oozing out blood-coloured jam. And the most important plan some fun engaging Halloween activities for kids and enjoy the madness. If you cant host a party go to the ones that are organised for the kids
TIP 2 PARTICIPATE IN HALLOWEEN COMPETITIONS
There are various competitions organised for kids like Halloween Fancy Dress Costume, Halloween Drama etc. make your kids a part of those so they will learn more above it and also get your creative minds ticking. This will lead to more research, more knowledge and more enjoyment.
TIP 3 CREATE A HALLOWEEN BOOK READING and ACTIVITY CLUB
Create a club with mommies residing nearby wherein every mom will read out a hallloween story and conduct activities 3 times a week. Kids can also exchange books with each other and have some fun . It would be advisable to have this club for 15-20 days and ensure kids can take the most out of it
TIP 4 CREATE A HALLOWEEN THEME BRUNCH WITH YOUR LITTLE ONE
If you like experimenting with food then this can be the time. Just wear on your chef hat along with the little one and make some pumpkin enriched meals for your family. You can also try out your hands on Foodart like me and make normal meal times fun for kids.
TIP 5 TAKE A HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE
Plan an offbeat trip like camping with your little one or going to resorts near the forest. Make tents, light a bonfire and enjoy hot chocolate along with toasted marshmallows or savor spicy treats. Play games to make it a more thrilling Halloween night. The eerie sounds of the jungle and the insects will surely add the drama for a perfect Halloween ambiance.
Hope you enjoyed these 5 tips to celebrate halloween with kids in India. And incase you like the foodart too visit my instagram page to know what indian ingredients i have used to make this foodart and i am sure you will be a little surprised afte rall its diwali time too !!