The unique approach of introducing children via entertaining educational fairytales to the world of Nature's Gifts - Fruits and Vegetables - Healthy Food - is found to be the most successful, easiest and proven to be very effective by parents from all over the world. Now this project has stepped ahead - its heroes came alive online: vegetables are represented as animated funny creatures who can talk, smile, read poetry and win the hearts of young readers. Read 'How our amusing vegetables teach kids to ...' >>
Educational Project on Healthy Food for kids
Since 1999 books on Fruits and Vegetables for kids with Healthy Recipes were published and distributed in USA, UK, RSA, Russia, Holland and India. The well-deserved popularity of this unique approach to healthy diet is growing ...
Fruits for kids is 1st part of Educational Project on Healthy Food for children. To meet fruits from entertaining tales, to learn secrets of healthy benefits of fruits and berries - visit website Fruit Rhymes
Cucumber: healthy recipes
- 3 fresh cucumbers
- 2 tablespoons of raisins
- 3 tablespoons of honey
- 4 tablespoons of crushed nuts
- 2 tablespoons of chopped herbs
Coarsely grate the cucumbers, add the honey, nuts and raisins; mix all the ingredients together and sprinkle the herbs over the top.
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Healing Qualities of Cucumber in Entertaining Story
A distinguished Raja, the leader of a region in India, had one daughter. The Raja longed to find his daughter a suitable husband who he could pass on his title to when he became old. But all the bachelors avoided the Raja's house because his daughter was spiteful and bad-tempered. To make things worse, her face was covered in pimples, and when she became angry, even more pimples appeared...
... contin. of the story on Cucumber
It was hard not to lose her temper with anyone. The next day, the Raja's daughter noticed some beggars in the courtyard. She was about to shout at them when she remembered the fairy's words and ordered the servants to give the beggars some food.
At that moment the servant girl cried out in joy:
‘Miss, a sprout has appeared in your pot!'
Everything happened as the fairy had predicted. The first leaf emerged after ten days, and then leaves started to appear every day. A long vine grew out of the pot and yellow flowers began to blossom. Soon, instead of one flower, the first teeny weenie pimpled cucumber appeared. Every day the cucumber became bigger and smelt sweeter. The Raja's daughter spent her whole time admiring the cucumber and one day she could bear it no longer. She kissed the cucumber and exclaimed: ‘You are so wonderful!'
At that moment the cucumber turned into a handsome young man in a green satin waistcoat. On his head sparkled a small, golden crown, like the cucumber's flower. The young man bowed courteously and said:
‘Hello, beautiful lady, I am Prince Cucumber. Would you like to marry me?
‘I would!' cried the girl. ‘But my face…'
‘Your face is beautiful, but if you want your skin to become smoother, take this flask containing a miracle mixture of cucumber, lemon and carrot juice. This mixture will cleanse your skin, constrict your pores and get rid of your pimples.' With these words, the prince handed the girl an exquisite green flask and added:
‘I can also offer you a pot of cucumber and honey tea, which will make your skin like velvet, or a flask with juice made from old cucumbers, it rejuvenates the skin and smooths out wrinkles.'
'Prince, you are simply wonderful,' the Raja's daughter cried out. ‘These magical cucumber therapies will help many girls and women to…'
‘Become beautiful and healthy,' the prince finished off for her. ‘We will open a cucumber beauty clinic.'
‘And prince, will we have children?' the Raja's daughter asked shyly.
‘Of course,' the prince answered merrily. ‘How could we be happy without children? Look at the cucumber which I ....
... This was the fragment from children's story on cucumber. The complete story as well as other stories on funny vegetables for kids with creative tasks and healthy recipes you will find in the book 'WORLD OF VEGETABLES'.
IN "THE WORLD OF VEGETABLES" each story for kids on healthy food is delivered in an entertaining fairytale representational form and narrates about a particular vegetable, its importance in daily diet, its values. Each story for kids about vegetables concludes with healthy recipies. More about this book for kids >>