Healthy Eating

  • Vegetable Garden Prep & Planning

    Vegetable Garden Prep & Planning

    Could it be that spring has finally (finally!) arrived? There’s no better way to celebrate this season of growth and rebirth than by getting back outside with your little helpers and working on establishing a vegetable garden together. Not only will you both enjoy the fresh air, but you will engage in a project that results in yummy, healthy food for the whole family. Growing veggies for growing kids – it’s a win-win.

  • Calypso Cantaloupe Smoothie

    Calypso Cantaloupe Smoothie

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    Celebrate spring with this refreshing, delicious, and healthy Calypso Cantaloupe Smoothie recipe from Veggiecation! Your little chef will love helping you measure out the ingredients, cut the bananas, and blend up this sweet smoothie. This simple recipe is perfect for even the newest additions to the kitchen.

  • Yummy Alternatives to Work Around Kids Food Allergies

    Yummy Alternatives to Work Around Kids Food Allergies

    Spring has sprung, and with it a host of seasonal allergies. But there’s another kind of allergy that affects people year-round: food allergies. According to FARE (Food Allergy and Research Education), about 1 in 13 children has a food allergy today. There are eight foods that cause 90% of allergic reactions: eggs, milk, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and wheat. The suggestions below will provide ideas for how to work around some of these allergies, but it’s essential to work with your pediatrician to ensure a healthy, nutritious, and safe diet.

  • Best Breakfasts to Start the School Day

    Best Breakfasts to Start the School Day

    Cicero once said, “Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind.” While that may be true, the mind also needs actual food for the kind of learning our children do every day at school. Our test is to provide our kids with the healthiest breakfast possible to ensure eager minds and healthy bodies.

  • Combine Cooking Lessons with School Lessons

    Combine Cooking Lessons with School Lessons

    Cooking with your little chef can be a great opportunity to bring the lessons of school into the kitchen for some real-world application… with really delicious outcomes.

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