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Enchanting : Enchanting : Enchanting Enchanting Cards in Multiple Languages Enchanting cards are now available in: Thank you, translators, for your hard work! Enchanting v0.2 is out! Jul 9, 2014 - Enchanting v0.2.4.3 is out and now includes an updated Spanish translation. May 6, 2014 - Enchanting v0.2.4.2 is out, and now includes a Czech translation. Here is a shorter trailer video if you'd prefer. demonstrated in the video. Download Enchanting All available downloads (including the source) Please take a moment to review known Bugs And Workarounds, and look at the Frequently Asked Questions. What is Enchanting? Enchanting is a tool to allow children an easy-to-understand way to program LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robots. and BYOB/Snap! , and powered by leJOS NXJ (Java for the NXT). For more details, see the About page. Is it any good? Yes! How do I use it? Try out our brand new Enchanting Cards! , available for the iPad or as an interactive PDF for use on your computer. Knowing how to use Scratch , especially the BYOB manual I have a question

LEGO® KidsFest :: Welcome! Finger KnittingHousing a Forest My kids Love learning new things, and they couldn’t wait to try their hand at finger knitting. I remember doing something similar when I was a kid, but we used a spool instead of our fingers. I was so excited when I came across every easy to follow video on how to finger knit (scroll to the bottom of the post for the video). Our recent trip to the cabin was the perfect time to teach the kids this simple skill. Finger knitting is SO simple, that the kids picked it up right away. I love that the kids are fresh out of the shower, all snuggled by the fire knitting:) Before the weekend was over, we had piles of wonderful strands of finger knitting. Finger Knitted Jump Rope: The first project that we created with the kids knitting was a simple jump rope. Easy Finger Knitting Tutorial: We created so many cute things from the kids knitting that I can’t wait to share with you. For more Finger Knitting Projects, check out our: Finger Knitted Valentines Decor Finger Knitting Necklace and Headband

Girls Who Code - Home BLT Lettuce Wraps Crispy reduced fat bacon, shredded lettuce and ripe diced tomatoes mixed with light mayonnaise wrapped in a crispy green iceberg lettuce cup. A low carb guiltless BLT! There is something about the flavor combination of a BLT that invokes childhood memories of sitting around mom's kitchen table, it's funny how the flavors of food can trigger a memory. Oh what I would give to be a kid for a day again. Back then we probably had it on white bread, but today I enjoy them just as much on a lettuce wrap, same great flavors without the bleached white bread. This is easy to make ahead for lunch on the go and perfect for Low Carb or Gluten Free diets. BLT Lettuce WrapsGina's Weight Watcher Recipes Servings: 1 • Serving Size: 2 lettuce wraps • Old Points: 4 pts • Points+: 4Calories: 160.7 • Fat: 10 g • Protein: 10.8 g • Carb: 8.1 g • Fiber: 1.9 g • Sugar: 0.8 gSodium 505.8 mg Carefully remove 2 large outer leaves of a head of lettuce. Dice tomato and set aside in a bowl. Add tomato...

Pasta with Asparagus It's a simple dish but a wonderful way to enjoy asparagus which is in season right now. The egg yolk brings a richness and creaminess to this pasta dish without adding too much fat. Using quality ingredients like Parmigiano-Reggiano, fresh cracked pepper and extra virgin olive oil make this simple dish outstanding. Why should you be eating asparagus? This makes a great side dish or lunch, or you can increase the pasta to 8 oz for a meatless main dish adding a little more pasta water as needed for 7 points plus per serving. Pasta with Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup • Old Points: 4 pts • Points+: 6 ptsCalories: 227.6 • Fat: 7.0 g • Protein: 5.4 g • Carb: 38.3 g • Fiber: 6.9 g Ingredients: In a large pot boil 4 cups water with salt. Fill pot with salted water, cover and boil for pasta. Meanwhile, in a sauté pan heat olive oil. In a small bowl combine egg yolk, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, 1/4 cup reserved asparagus liquid, salt and pepper.

Cheesy Cauliflower Boats We are turning our boring baked potato into a dipping boat today with cheesy cauliflower! Cauliflower may not seem like a powerhouse food, but it shouldn't be dismissed as worthless either! Did you know: 1 cup of cauliflower contains 85.9% RDA for Vitamin C!?The sulfur in cauliflower makes it a good food for getting rid of toxins in our body!Cauliflowers Vitamin K gives it anti-inflammatory properties.It's great for digestion- Cauliflower has almost 12 grams of fiber per 100 calories! So, don't dismiss the amazing cauliflower! Potatoes are good for kids too! So, we put them together for this delicious lunch. So, get those potatoes in the oven RIGHT now and you'll be ready to make these for lunch today! Don't miss any of our blog posts! (BONUS: Free kid friendly meal plans in each e-mail!) Products used to write this post: Crinkle cutter to cut the carrots!

Pasta with Cauliflower Pasta with cauliflower, toasted bread crumbs, cheese and a mysterious ingredient... anchovies. You don't think you like anchovies? Don't leave them out! This recipe was adapted from my Sicilian friend Julia, from Julia's Healthy Italian Cooking. For a gluten-free option, use brown rice pasta for 8 points plus. 12 oz spaghetti (Ronzoni Smart Taste or whole wheat)1 large head cauliflower, roughly chopped (about 3 cups)3 1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil1/3 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs (I used whole wheat)5 anchovies1 medium onion, chopped6 tbsp Pecorino Romano cheese1/2 cup chopped parsleyBoil pasta in salted water according to directions for al dente. Meanwhile, steam cauliflower (or boil) until tender. Add 1/2 teaspoon of oil to a small frying pan and toast breadcrumbs, careful not to burn. In a large frying pan sauté anchovies in remaining tablespoon of olive oil until they begin to dissolve. Divide evenly between 6 plates.

Fried Rice Energy Bites Ever have a quiet minute in the day, so you pick up a book, only to fall asleep? Or you try to catch up on a TV show and then fall asleep on the couch, missing the whole hour. There is a way to get your groove back, and I promise it doesn't include Diet Coke. Kids need energy too! Energy to play, think, do their chores, and feel good. Complex carbohydrates, like whole-grain bread, whole grain cereal, brown rice, and whole wheat pasta is our bodies preferred source of energy. Vitamin B: you need 6 micro-grams per dayIron: need 18mgmagnesium: need 400 mgzinc: need 15 mg Eating the wrong foods will have an opposite effect. So here is my fabulous, energy producing, non-draining, fast, easy, quick dinner! So cut out the junk, get some complex carbohydrates and some lean protein and you'll be sailing through the afternoon like a teenager on RedBull.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos While I know this will make me sound like the worst babysitter in the world, I have a three year old neighbor I offer to babysit once in awhile who loves to get into trouble! Once, I turned my back for a few minutes, and she walked out of my bathroom, gripping the razor from my bathtub in her tiny little hands! And, she refused to let go when I was trying to gently pry it from her hands. Between dry beans, shredded meats, and soups, I use a Crock-pot (slow cooker) at least once a week, sometimes twice! It was simple, and required no preparation. Chicken thighsHomemade taco seasoning (recipe below)and homemade salsa Cooking chicken in a slow cooker, with nothing more than seasoning and salsa, goes really fast. And did the kids eat it? But the best thing about tacos, is adding veggies! AvocadosTomatoesLettuceand cheese of course. This meal is almost so simple, I've hesitated to post it, however, making your own homemade taco seasoning.... definitely worth some blog space!

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders This is an easy dinner idea, that always gets eaten by my kids, breaded chicken tenders! I used to dip each chicken tender in the yogurt bowl, and then the breading bowl and put them on a baking sheet one by one. As I got older, wiser, and busier, I slowly started dumping more and more of the chicken in the bowl all at once, stirring to coat, and then laying out on the baking sheet. This change has saved me at least 15 minutes or more! Although I literally hate pictures of meat, I'm posting them anyway. Breaded Chicken Tenders: 1 lb.boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins (about 10-15 tenderloins)1 cup plain yogurt1 cup breadcrumbs (homemade or whole wheat)1 teaspoon season salt1/3 cup parmesan cheese2 teaspoons garlic salt Step 1: Put all thawed chicken in a large bowl Step 2: Dump yogurt on top, and mix thoroughly until all chicken is coated with yogurt. Step 3: In a separate bowl, combine your bread crumbs, season salt, parmesan cheese, and garlic salt.

Peaches and Cream Popsicles There's nothing like eating a sweet, juicy, ripe peach on a hot summer day – but these peaches and cream popsicles made with yogurt, almond milk and almond extract make a wonderful treat on a hot day like today. It's in the nineties today, the kind of day where you want to either sit in front of the air conditioner and never leave the house, or swim in the pool all day – we opted for the latter. I've been thinking about making a peach dessert combined with almond extract – because I love the smell of my peach-almond facial scrub, so I came up with this easy dessert using really ripe sweet peaches, unsweetened vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk and almond extract – delish! And by the way, Almond Breeze now comes in single size servings and is hosting a giveaway on Skinny Bits. Click here for a chance to win. I used raw sugar to sweeten these, but you could sweeten them with stevia or whichever sweetener you prefer. Ingredients: Halve and pit the peaches.