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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Wean Green presents this year’s holiday gift guide! Packed  full with fun and creative gifts that you and your kids can put together for family and friends. This guide will ensure a festive and innovative way to celebrate the holidays, as well as your loved ones.  Click the link below to view the guide. 2016 Holiday Gift Guide To go directly to your favorite recipe, click the links below. Sweet Treats Toblerone Shortbread S’mores Chocolate & Almond Bark  Homemade Marshmallows Brownie Christmas Trees Caramel Twists Chocolate Coconut Energy Balls Creative Crafts Fingerprint Ornaments Sock Snowman Popsicle Christmas Tree Reindeer Dust Home Goods Lavender & Peppermint Bath Salts Sugar Cookie Foot Soak Homemade Lotion Chocolate Face Mask Drinks Loose Leaf Tea Kit Mocha Cocoa  

Toblerone Shortbread Cookies

If you’ve never tried Toblerone chocolate bars then this recipe is a must for you! Print Recipe Toblerone Shortbread Cookies Course Snack Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Servings dozen Ingredients 2 cup butter softened1 cup super-fine sugar3 1/2 cup flour1/2 cup cornstarch2 bars toblerone swiss milk chocolate2 tbsp sifted icing sugar Course Snack Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Servings dozen Ingredients 2 cup butter softened1 cup super-fine sugar3 1/2 cup flour1/2 cup cornstarch2 bars toblerone swiss milk chocolate2 tbsp sifted icing sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Beat butter and sugar, in large bowl with the mixer on high speed until light and fluffy. Mix flour and cornstarch in a small bowl. Gradually add the dry mixture, beating well after each addition. Chop chocolate into small pieces. Stir in chocolate. Drop by tablespoonfuls, onto baking sheets. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes about 4 dozen. Let them cool completely and then sprinkle with icing sugar. Recipe Notes  

Homemade Marshmallows

Switch up your usual Christmas baking by trying out our homemade marshmallow recipe! Print Recipe Homemade Marshmallows Course Appetizers, Snack Servings Ingredients 3 packages unflavoured gelatin1 cup cold water1 cup corn syrup1 1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 tsp vanilla extract1/4 tsp Kosher salt1/4 cup confectioners sugar1/4 cup cornstarch Course Appetizers, Snack Servings Ingredients 3 packages unflavoured gelatin1 cup cold water1 cup corn syrup1 1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 tsp vanilla extract1/4 tsp Kosher salt1/4 cup confectioners sugar1/4 cup cornstarch Instructions In a bowl, place 1/2 cup of water and gelatin Over medium-high heat, combine 1/2 cup of water, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Cover and allow to cook for 3-4 minutes. Uncover, and attach a thermometer to the pan and continue to cook until it reaches 240F, (7-8mins). Remove from heat immediately after. Mixer on low speed, slowly pour the sugar syrup into gelatine mixer. Change to high speed, continue to whip for 12-15 minutes. The mixture should be warm and very thick. Add sugar and cornstarch mixture to pan and shift around until it’s completely covered. Return rest of mixture to bowl for later use. Pour Mixture into the pan using a lightly oiled spatula to spread evenly. Dust the top with remaining sugar and cornstarch mixture. Recipe Notes

Chocolate & Almond Bark

Yum! Chocolate and almond bark is definitely a recipe you need to try this holiday season, it will easily become one of your top go to’s. Print Recipe Chocolate & Almond Bark Course Appetizers Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings Meal Cubes Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped almonds2 cup milk chocolate chips1 tbsp shortening Course Appetizers Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings Meal Cubes Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped almonds2 cup milk chocolate chips1 tbsp shortening Instructions Line a 9x13in baking pan with parchment paper and set aside. Put chopped almonds in a pan. Cook, stirring often over medium high heat, until golden brown and remove from heat. In metal bowl over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate chips and shortening until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in half the toasted almonds. Spread onto the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining almonds, and chill 30 minutes, or until solid. Break into bite-sized pieces. Recipe Notes

Brownie Christmas Trees

A fun way to get your kids involved in your Holiday baking! Everyone always loves a tasty brownie so why not decorate them with even more delicious treats? Print Recipe Brownie Christmas Trees Course Snack Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup butter1 cup White Sugar2 eggs1 tsp vanilla extract1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 cup all-purpose flower1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp baking powder1 tub icing or cream cheese icing20 mini candy canessprinklesmini candies Course Snack Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup butter1 cup White Sugar2 eggs1 tsp vanilla extract1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 cup all-purpose flower1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp baking powder1 tub icing or cream cheese icing20 mini candy canessprinklesmini candies Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Then butter and flour a 8in square pan. Lightly melt butter and stir in sugars, eggs and vanilla. Beat in cocoa powder, flour, salt and baking powder. Spread batter into pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Allow brownies to cool for 15 minutes and then cut not triangles. Put your icing into a plastic bag and cut off a small piece of the corner, making a piping bag. Break off the curved part of the candy cane and stick the straight [iece into the bottom of the “tree”. Now it’s time to decorate however you wish with assorted candies! Recipe Notes

Caramel Twists

A great twist on our favourite popcorn twists or puffs. Adding a homemade caramel sauce creates a tasty treat that you can’t step away from. Print Recipe Caramel Twists Course Snack Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Servings Meal Cubes Ingredients 1.2 lb butter1 cup brown sugar1/2 cup light corn syrup1 tsp. baking soda1 bag popcorn twists Course Snack Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Servings Meal Cubes Ingredients 1.2 lb butter1 cup brown sugar1/2 cup light corn syrup1 tsp. baking soda1 bag popcorn twists Instructions Preheat oven to 250F Place popcorn twists into large roasting pan. Next, using a saucepan cook together for 2 minutes the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup. Add baking soda to the mixture, which will cause it to foam. Allow the foam to cook down slightly and remove from heat. Pour caramel mixture over popcorn twists and stir until evenly mixed. Place in oven for 45 minutes, stirring at least every 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven and pour onto wax paper, allow to cool slightly and break apart. Recipe Notes

Sugar Cookie Foot Soak

Even sugar plum fairies will have nothing on your with this Sugar Cookie Foot Scrub!  It makes a great gift for all of the lovely feet in your life! Print Recipe Sugar Cookie Foot Soak Course Home Goods Prep Time 10 minutes Servings Wean Cubes Ingredients 2/4 cup White Sugar1/3 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup olive oil1 tsp vanilla extract Course Home Goods Prep Time 10 minutes Servings Wean Cubes Ingredients 2/4 cup White Sugar1/3 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup olive oil1 tsp vanilla extract Instructions Simply combine sugars and whisk together until completely combined. Soak feet in warm water for 5 minutes. Scrub feet with sugar mixture and rinse Recipe Notes

Chicken Rice Dish

An easy chicken and rice dish for young weaners!

Wean Cubes + Babybot = Love and Prizes!!

Hello Awesome!! Babybot is giving away an awesome prize pack to one lucky duck! The lucky winner will get to pick between this ultimate wean kit in pink or blue! Are you ready to enter the contest? You will have to go to Babybot’s facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Babybot/361080970450 to find out how to enter!! Good luck to everyone that enters!! I wish you could all win:) Along with the awesome prize you will also get this awesome gift box (that can be reused at least a million times!!!) I wish I could enter!!! Contest closes this Sunday so act fast!!

Mom Knows Best-That’s Why She Carries Wean Cubes!!

HUGE WELCOME TO ANOTHER LOCAL COMPANY, MOM KNOWS BEST!! This Canadian company rocks with a huge selection of organic baby products, including organic crib mattresses (which some of you may know are a pain to find!).  Another piece of awesome on this site is the articles of interest section that keeps you up to date on the latest news in the baby product world.  Check out this month’s featured products!! If you are interested in joining Wean Green’s infamous list of retailers please contact us for more information!

Birth of a Mother features Wean Cubes!

Wow! We always love the Birth of a Mother Magazine’s but this one rocks just a little bit more:) Wean Cubes were one of their Fresh Finds for their August/September 2010 issue and we are thrilled to be placed beside such awesome products!! Also, all of us at Wean Green were thrilled to read the owner of TODAY I ATE A RAINBOW’S article on Fuel for School! The time has come to start packing those lunches with nutritious foods to help those little minds grow! There is no better advice on the best way to make this happen than Kia’s! Thanks again Birth of a Mother, what a great issue!!

Okanagan Child Magazine LOVES Wean Cubes

Wean Green gets a huge media hug from Okanagan Child Magazine’s Fall 2010 issue!  Wean Cubes are featured on page 13 of this fabulous issue under the heading, “STUFF WE LOVE”! Well Okanagan Child Magazine, we just want to let you know that we love you too! Thanks so much for the fantastic write up! I know it will be on my mom’s fridge for many years to come:) The entire issue rocks (true Okanagan style!) check it out here: http://www.issuu.com/okanaganchild/docs/fall2010

Cloth Diaper Kids Can Use Glass Wean Cubes Too!

Cloth Diaper Kids carries more than cloth diapers!! I found out the hard way how important cloth diapers were!  The youngest weaner got fierce diaper rashes and I had no idea why.  Turns out the chemicals they add to the diapers are actually harmful on a poor babes skin. Another reason to use cloth diapers…really??  The environment does not need another diaper genie  baggie sitting in a landfill somewhere!!!! Okay, now that my rant is done I would like to introduce you to the newest Wean Cube retailer.  Isn’t it great? When you purchase your cloth diapers (which I know you will:) You can grab a couple packs of Wean Cubes to do double duty on saving the earth! 🙂 If you are interested in joining Wean Green’s infamous list of retailers please contact us for more information!

Goop & Goob, the coolest store in Squamish!

The picture says it all! This store rocks!!  Wean Green is so excited to let the cat outta the bag and tell you that Goop & Goob is one of our newest retailers!! They are patiently waiting for the arrival of their Wean Cubes to put on those absolutely beautiful shelves of theirs! We will definitely be stopping in here to do a little shopping and say hi to the awesome owner the next time we are in the area! Check them out today! There is an awesome summer sale AND they offer free shipping on all orders over $100!! That is 1 pack of Wean Cubes in each color!! If you are interested in joining Wean Green’s infamous list of retailers please contact us for more information!

Feelin’ the Love!!

Wow! As we get started and enter the market I am so astounded by the love and support we have received! This post places us beside some of the most fabulous green baby gifts on the market.  Check it out here: http://shopbabybot.blogspot.com/2010/07/green-gift-guide.html Thanks so much Babybot! You guys rock!

My Simple Baby Launches Website with Wean Cubes!

I am really excited when I meet great people and I have to tell you that the owner of My Simple Baby is a great person!  She has been working around the clock for months preparing to launch her new website. While it is still two days away I just couldn’t wait any longer to share!!  My Simple Baby offers a variety of eco-friendly baby products! They are also one of the first in the world to provide you with Wean Cubes! Make sure you help get them off to a great start and stop in and shop!! If you are interested in joining Wean Green’s infamous list of retailers please contact us for more information!

Cloth Diapers & Wean Cubes all at Diaper eez

We are extremely excited to introduce you to our first brick and mortar baby boutique in Toronto!  Wow!  Great big e-hug to the good folks over at Diaper eez! They are easily accessible on Bloor Street and their amazing staff will gladly assist you in whatever you are looking for.  If you can make it into their store (lucky!) then you will be thrilled to find amazing customer service and over 15 years worth of baby product research and sales! If, like me, you have yet to wander the busy streets of Toronto please check out their website! There is so much information on the site, including info on the two-at-a-time nursing pillow! Who would have thought?  Please try and stop in to say hello to the ladies and chat about Wean Cubes and all other things baby! If you are interested in joining Wean Green’s infamous list of retailers please contact us for more information!

Wean Cubes Invade Baby Coo!

Another fantastic retailer has been added to the Wean Green team!  Baby Coo is another California baby boutique (are you seeing this trend yet?) that specializes in eco friendly products! If you are lucky enough to be anywhere near Los Gatos make sure you stop by and give the team a hug:)  Don’t worry they will ship to you if you are not one of the lucky ones who lives in the area.  Other than the Wean Cubes (which totally rock!) I am loving the Miyim plush collection! Make sure you check out their site! If you are interested in joining Wean Green’s infamous list of retailers please contact us for more information!

Welcome Tadpole!

We are so excited that Wean Cubes will soon be available on the shelves of Tadpole in Boston, and available on their website! Thanks for joining the team Tadpole, we are thrilled! Now if only I could get to Boston on one of these shipments I would be an even happier mama! Contact us if you are interested in showcasing Wean Cubes in your store too!

Wean Cubes Pre-Order

We’re really excited to announce that Wean Cubes have finished being manufactured and are almost here. For details regarding our pre-order please contact us at preorder@weangreen.com It has been a late night launching our new web site, but in the morning I will update this post with photos, also found on our flickr page, and more information. Thanks, Team Wean Green