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April is National Soy Foods Month – 30 Days of Recipes

April is National Soy Foods Month – 30 Days of Recipes

April 1 – Soy Glazed Tofu and Asparagus

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/51861833181392914/

April 2 – Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Miso-Ginger Dressing

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227361481162276849/

April 3 - Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce

http://www.hy-vee.com/meal-solutions/recipes/Sweet-Soy-Dipping-Sauce-R7300.aspx?noredirect

April 4 – Super Easy Chicken & Bell Pepper Chow Mein (Adapted From Ming Tsai)

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/85146249179419942/

April 5 – Red Cooked Butternut Squash

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/120471358756062526/

April 6 – Sweet Soy Glazed Pork

http://myfoodbook.com.au/recipes/show/sweet-soy-glazed-pork?v=1

April 7 – Soya Beans Falafels

http://heneedsfood.com/2013/04/soya-bean-falafels

April 8 – Black Soy Bean Burgers

http://eatingwhole.net/2014/02/06/black-soy-bean-burgers/

April 9 – Refried Black Soy Beans

http://lowcarbrecipeshq.blogspot.sg/2014/03/refried-black-soy-beans.html

April 10 – Sesame Soy Green Bean Salad 

http://momstestkitchen.com/2013/09/sesame-soy-green-bean-salad.html

April 11 – Spring Soba Noodle Salad with Fava Beans 

http://food52.com/recipes/21914-spring-soba-noodle-salad-with-fava-beans

April 12 - Edamame Basil Hummus

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/110478997081828678/

April 13 – Soy-Wasabi Spread

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/164522192607839771/

April 14 – Black Bean Burgers with Sriracha Aioli

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/292945150733121811/

April 15 – Pesto Pasta with Lemon, Spinach, Edamame & Toasted Almonds

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/132996995215764019/

April 16 – Edamame-Ginger Dip

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/280560251757007162/

April 17  - Garlic Edamame

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/514888169869862073/

April 18 - Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Miso-Ginger Dressing

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/189925309258151317/


April 19 – Easy Kongnamul Bap (Soybean Sprouts Rice Bowl) Recipe

http://chowdivine.com/kongnamul-bap-soybean-sprouts-rice-bowl/

April 20 – Joanne Chang’s Hot and Sour Soup

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/237353842835211017/

April 21 – Vegetable Pad Thai

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/70298444153272532/

April 22 – Balsamic Vegetable Noodle Soup

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/59532026298261110/

April 23 – Okra Salad

http://www.japanesecooking101.com/okra-salad-recipe/

April is National Pecan Month – 30 Days of Recipes

April is National Pecan Month – 30 Days of Recipes

April 1 – Easy Microwave Pecan Pralines

http://www.kitchme.com/recipes/microwave-pralines

April 2 – Pecan Pie Cobbler

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/225883737534089246/

April 3 – Pecan Pie Bars

http://texasrootsandboots.wordpress.com/2012/04/16/recipe-pecan-pie-bars/

April 4 – Caramel Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

http://onesweetappetite.com/caramel-pecan-thumbprint-cookies/

April 5 – Pecan Pie Muffins

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/64035625924027347/

April 6 – Pecan Pie Cheesecake Fudge

http://danalanging.tumblr.com/post/72282031032/pecan-pie-cheesecake-fudge

April 7 -Bourbon Pecan Sticky Buns

http://bsugarmama.com/bourbon-pecan-sticky-buns/

April 8 – Banana Bread with Honeyed Pecans

http://www.notetoselfexperience.com/2013/05/banana-bread-with-honeyed-pecans.html

April 9 – Pecan Brittle

http://www.cupcakeproject.com/2012/06/easy-pecan-brittle.html

April 10 – Butter Pecan Cookies

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/488781365778978274/

April 11 – Pecan Pie Truffles

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/56787645275220053/

April 12 - Toasted Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

http://laurassweetspot.com/2012/05/09/toasted-butter-pecan-cake/

April 13 – Pecan Cheesecake Squares

 

http://www.positivelysplendid.com/2013/09/pecan-cheesecake-squares.html

April 14 – Sour Cream Pecan Coffee Cake

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/281052832967261864/

April 15 – Maple Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2012/10/17/maple-pumpkin-spice-popcorn-recipe/

April 16 - Pecan-Honey Butter

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/286400857525678864/

 

April 17 - Turtle Rice Krispie Treats

http://therecipecritic.com/2014/04/turtle-rice-krispie-treats/

April 18 - Caramel Pecan Candy

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/25473554115961045/

 

April 19 - Crunchy Toffee Covered Pecans

http://lauriebakkeskitchen.com/2011/12/homemade-for-the-holidays/

April 20 – Snowdrops

http://www.rightathome.com/Food/Recipes/Pages/Snowdrops.aspx#

April 21 – Butter Pecan Toffee Cookies

http://www.couponingncooking.com/2013/04/glazed-butter-pecan-toffee-cookies.html

 

April 22 – Hasselback Sweet Potatoes 


http://www.myrecessionkitchen.com/2011/11/hasselback-sweet-potatoes.html

April 23 – Pecan Sandies

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/254312710179314881/

Celebrate April with these Food and Holidays all Month Long!

 

Printable April Calendar

 

April Birth Stone Diamond

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April Birth Flower is  Sweet Pea

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April Horoscope

 

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Aries – March 21-April 19 – Aries is fiery self-will in action; pioneering energy; new growth seeking to emerge. The house where your Aries rules is where you will be challenged to grow and learn; where new things will keep emerging. Here you throw yourself into physical activity.

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Taurus – April 20 – May 20 – Taurus is deliberation and determination seeking practical productivity in this world.  The house where your Taurus rules is where you will be challenged to be practical and productive. You hang on to the things of this house for security.

 (Information obtained from http://www.djay.com/astrol/astrol_7.html)

April Food Holidays  
• National BLT Sandwich Month
• National Food Month
• National Garden Month 
• Daisy Flower Month 
• Fresh Florida Tomato Month 
April Food by Week Holidays  
1st week in April

2nd week in April
  • National Garden Week - that includes herbs and veggies too!

3rd week in April
  • National Bubblegum Week
  • National Week of the Ocean

Last week in April
  • Egg Salad Week
April National Observances
  • Community Spirit Days
  • Collect items to distribute to local charities.
  • Woodworking Month
  • Emphasize the beauty and satisfaction of working with wood.
  • Holy Humor Month
  • Straw Hat Month
  • Tackle Your Clutter Month
  • World Habitat Awareness Month 
  • National Financial Literacy Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Humor Month
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Counseling Awareness Month
  • Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Daisy Flower Month
  • American Cancer Society Month
  • National Garden Month
  • National Welding Month
  • Zam! Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • Math Education Month
  • Keep America Beautiful Month
  • National Anxiety Month
  • Occupational Therapy Month
  • Pets are Wonderful Month
  • Community Service Month
  • Thai Heritage Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Cancer Control Month
  • Month of the Young Child
  • National STDs  Education and Awareness Month
  • International Guitar Month
  • National Frog Month
  • National Poetry Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Youth Sports Safety Month
  • Sports Eye Safety Month
  • National Recycling Month
  • National Smile Month
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
  • Holocaust Remembrance Month
April Awareness 

Alcohol Awareness Month (red): ncadi.samhsa.gov/seasonal/aprilalcohol/
Foot Health Awareness Month: www.apma.org
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month (Periwinkle): www.aboutibs.org/site/about-ibs/april-ibs-awareness-month
National Autism Awareness Month (Puzzle): www.autism-society.org/naam
National Cancer Control Month (Lavender or specific color): www.cancer.org
National Child Abuse Prevention Month (Blue): www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/
National Donate Life Month (green): www.organdonor.gov/get_involved/donatelifemonth.htm
National Facial Protection Month: www.aaoms.org
National Minority Health Awareness Month: minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlid=182
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month (Purple): www.nationalsarcoidosisfriends.org
National Youth Sports Safety Month: www.nyssf.org/campaign.html
Occupational Therapy Month: www.aota.org/news/consumer/ot-month.aspx
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (Teal & Purple): www.rainn.org
Sports Eye Safety Month (green): www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/injuries/index.cfm
Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month (green): www.preventblindness.org
National Public Health Week – April 7-13: www.nphw.org/nphw10/home1.htm
World Health Day – April 7: www.who.int/world-health-day/en/
National Alcohol Screening Day April 8; www.mentalhealthscreening.org/events/nasd/
Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April 20 (Teal & Purple) www.nsvrc.org/saam/current-campaign/day-of-action
National Infant Immunization Week April 24 – May 1: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niiw/default.htm
2010 March for Babies – April 24-25 (Pink & Blue): www.marchforbabies.org
World Meningitis Day – April 24 ( Burgundy): www.comoonline.org/wmd.html
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day April 24

Information from: http://www.ribbonsforareason.com/Monthly_Awareness_IInformation_s/225.htm

 

You can find all my awareness ribbon graphics here:
 
April Weekly Observances

Week One

  • Straw Hat Week
  • Astronomy Week
  • Medic Alert Week
  • Scoop the poop week
  • Publicity Stunt Week
  • Be Kind to Spiders Week
  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Week of the Young Child
  • Consider Christianity Week
  • National Birthparents Week
  • National Bake Week (begins 1st Mon)
  • National Reading a Road Map Week 

Week Two

  • National Public Health Week
  • Harmony Week
  • Reading is Fun week
  • National Garden Week
  • National Library Week
  • National Guitar Week
  • Be Kind to Animals Week
  • Masters Golf Tournament
  • National Home Safety Week
  • National Building Safety Week
  • National Medical Laboratory Week
  • Private Property Week (10th-16th)

Week Three

  • Bike Safety Week
  • Organize your files
  • National Coin Week
  • Pan American Week
  • National Secretary week
  • Boys and Girls Club Week
  • National Bubblegum Week
  • National Week of the Ocean
  • National Volunteer Week
  • National Adult Films Week
  • Explore Your Career Week
  • National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
  • National Science and Technology Week

Week Four

  • Forest Week
  • Reading Is Fun Week
  • Jewish Heritage Week
  • National Lingerie Week
  • National YMCA Week
  • Inter-generational Week
  • Mattress Turnover Week
  • National TV Turn-Off Week
  • National Volunteer week
  • Canada-U.S. Goodwill Week
  • Consumer Protection Week
  • Keep America Beautiful Week
  • Professional Secretaries Week
  • National Playground Safety Week
  • Big Brothers/Sisters Appreciation Week
  • Egg Salad Week / always 1st week after Easter
  • Teacher Appreciation Week (begins Last Mon)
  • Administrative Professionals Week

Coloring Page

 Coloring Pages

Click on image to download PDF


Celebrate April – 23

Today is April 23

  • National Cherry Cheesecake Day
  • Read Me Day
  • William Shakespeare’s Birthday (1564)
  • Home Run Day
  • International Sing Out Day
  • Garlic Day
  • International Nose Picking Day
  • World Book & Copyright Day
  • Shirley Temple’s Birthday
  • Picnic Day
  • Fire Drill Day
  • Conch Republic - Independence Celebration

Cherry Cheesecake

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/703756165974487/

 Wilton’s Cheese Cake

http://www.wilton.com/recipe/Cherry-Cheesecake

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Roasting Garlic

 http://www.amuse-your-bouche.com/how-to-make-roasted-garlic/

Roasted Garlic Butter

http://whipperberry.com/2013/09/roasted-garlic-butter-recipe.html


Cinco de Mayo – Churros Recipe

Cinco de Mayo – Churros Recipe

 

Cinnamon Churros

http://chocolatechocolateandmore.com/2013/01/cinnamon-churros/

Churros  The Overwhelmed Woman

http://www.theoverwhelmedwoman.com/2011/03/churros-recipe-mexican-fried-dough-sticks-with-cinnamon-sugar/

Bisquick Churros

http://www.boxtops4education.com/recipes/bisquick-churros/df87ecb0-7365-4387-a743-928a98e95f3e?esrc=17039&crlt.pid=camp.gdUDW6sfqOHd

 



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