Tag: food

Why We Eat the Food We Eat: Ceremonial Food

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Why We Eat the Food We Eat: Ceremonial Food




Different areas around the world have many things in common and in turn, have some things that are totally different. One thing that seems to be pretty similar no matter where you go is that food will bring people together. Regardless of the size of the group or the type of food, people will come […]

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Treat Yo’Self…Sometimes

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Treat Yo’Self…Sometimes




We all have junk food we truly love to eat, even though we know how bad it is for us. Personally, I can’t resist Oreos and pretty much anyone who knows me knows that they are my kryptonite.              Just one serving, which is three cookies, has 10% of Daily Value for saturated fat, and […]

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The Curiosity Series

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Curiosity Series




Featuring Turkey When you begin a Zomppa session with, “Hey everyone, let’s learn about a really cool country called Turkey!!” you get one or two giggles or maybe even an outright uproar of laughter. With these tips and some prior knowledge, you can make your session go smoothly, and allow everyone to be fully immersed […]

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The Curiosity Series

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Curiosity Series




Featuring Italy Kids are  extremely curious individuals (as some of may know more than others, Hi ZomppaParents!), and they will absorb almost anything you throw at them!   Of course, they will want to know everything about everything, but these are just a few ways you can relate a southern European country in the middle […]

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Vitamin D: It Does a Body Good

| March 25, 2013 | 6 Comments
Vitamin D:  It Does a Body Good




Every year, since my children were born, we (meaning all 4 members of the family) get sick, multiple times during the year, particularly during the winter months.   Usually, it works as follows:  my kids will pick up some terrible virus/bacteria at school and bring it into the house, where it will incubate in their little […]

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Safa, 10: ZomppaKids Files

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Safa, 10: ZomppaKids Files




When asked about what she could do to help people when it came to food, here is what little ten-year-old Safa had to say. Written by Safa, 10, USA “I could take care of people by giving them money, food, and clothes. For starters, I could create a group with kids and some help from […]

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Kids’ Kitchen: Class Act

| December 7, 2012 | 3 Comments
Kids’ Kitchen: Class Act




Oftentimes, those in the lower 48 (states in the U.S.) forget to include Alaska (and Hawaii) in discussions of childhood hunger. But hunger exists everywhere. Unfortunately. In Anchorage, Alaska, Kids’ Kitchen collects food and provides free nutritious meals for children. Having served over 1 million meals already, this nonprofit was started by newspaper editor-turned philanthropist “Grandpa […]

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Omelet Stuffed: Photo of the Day

| February 10, 2012 | 1 Comment
Omelet Stuffed: Photo of the Day




Stuffed omelet and Fanta in Ho Chi Minh City. YUM!

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Eight Legs in Portugal: Photo of the Day

| February 8, 2012 | 2 Comments
Eight Legs in Portugal: Photo of the Day




Octopi in Portugal.

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Cold War No More: Photo of the Day

| February 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Cold War No More: Photo of the Day




Think Russia is just cold snow and stale bread? Think again: a beautiful meal in Moscow.

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