Every Year, during one of the coldest weeks of February, Manitobans hold a giant out door festival celebrating the history of the fur trade. It brings French Canadian Voyageurs, Metis and First Nations histories back to life in one of the largest winter festivals in Western Canada. Each year there are Fiddling & Jigging Contests, … Continue reading Festival du Voyager Activities
This hearty, protein packed, comforting soup is made with dried yellow split peas, flavorful ham and fresh vegetables. It’s easy to make and perfect for the cold weather. It was a staple of the voyager diet as they would have carried salted pork and dried peas with them from Montreal when leaving on canoe trips. … Continue reading Quebec-Style Split Pea Soup
Pumpkins always make a wonderful dessert. This Pumpkin cake is especially delicious and the best part is most of the ingredients are pantry staples. Dry IngredientsWet Ingredients•1 ½ cups all-purpose flour •1 cup granulated white sugar •2 tsp ground cinnamon •1 tsp baking soda •1 tsp baking powder •1/2 tsp salt• 1/3 cup oil • … Continue reading Mmmmm Pumpkin . . .
Pumpkins can be used for more then just pumpkin pie, coffee or otherwise, They are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants, which means we should be eating more of it. Pumpkin is excellent as a soup, baked, in breads, cookies and of course in pies. Before we can make all these … Continue reading How to Roast a Pumpkin
Well we made, it is the last day of the 12 days of Krafting, the last day of winter break. Tomorrow its back to school, back to work, back to the same old routine. But don't fret we still have one more day left for fun activities. Today's Activity is one of the participants favourite, … Continue reading Day 12 of 12 — Vegan Cake/Cup Cakes
Your Kitchen can be a wondrous place. A place where all your favourite dishes are made. But the kitchen isn't just for cooking, it's ingredients and tools can also be for krafting as well. Dough art is always a well loved activity at Kreative Kids, even the participants who only play Lego come to the … Continue reading Day 5 of 12 — Dough Art