Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • Seasonal Cooking: Produce at its Peak this Spring

    Seasonal Cooking: Produce at its Peak this Spring

    Spring is here and we're all pretty excited about the bounty of fruits and vegetables that come with the season. Seriously, look around the produce section and you’ll see a rainbow of fresher, better looking healthy options just waiting to be used in your kitchen. Kids, get ready. You’re going to be getting a whole lot of delicious nutrition – and you can even help in the preparation (it’s spring, after all, and everyone should be happy about that!) Here are some of our healthy spring favorites, and a few ways you can use them in your kids’ meals and snacks.

  • 4 Ways to Celebrate St Patrick's Day With Your Kids

    4 Ways to Celebrate St Patrick's Day With Your Kids

    Nothing says “fun!” like St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re the parent of young kids, however, you’re going to need some age-appropriate activities to celebrate (unless you've planned a sitter to give you a night off). This spring holiday requires lots of green and is a fun excuse to plan some creative, enjoyable activities with your family, so here are a few fun things you can do to celebrate with your little ones.

  • The Impact of Cooking Education Programs on Children

    The Impact of Cooking Education Programs on Children

    Cooking education programs used to be pretty standard for many school-age children. We've all seen references to Home Economics in movies and TV shows about high school. More and more, those types of classes have been phased out of the public school repertoire. They’re in good company, as it looks like recess, arts programs, and other fun but not necessarily test-worthy electives are also going extinct. That’s a shame, because research shows that cooking education has many benefits for children. Below are some of the positive impacts that cooking education programs have on children.

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