Healthy Eating

  • Back to School Lunch Ideas

    Back to School Lunch Ideas

    It’s that time of year again that kids dread and but parents can’t wait for – back to school time! Many parents prefer to pack their kids’ lunches, for reasons ranging from health concerns to allergies to financial situations. With the right planning, preparing school lunches can be a fun activity for you and your little chef and will keep your child eating fresh, healthy foods all week long.

  • Sweet Breakfast Salad

    Sweet Breakfast Salad

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    Looking for a quick, easy, and delicious breakfast that your kids will love? Leave the toast and cereal behind and try out this filling and nutritious Sweet Breakfast Salad.

    Packed with the good fats of avocado and the vitamin C punch of oranges, this salad is simple but tasty and is sure to shake up breakfast time. Since it features easy-to-cut produce, your little chef can easily help you chop up the ingredients and build their own breakfast salad.

  • Give the Teacher an Apple: Apple themed food ideas

    Give the Teacher an Apple: Apple themed food ideas

    It’s time to put a new, fun, and creative spin on the old cliché of giving the teacher ran apple. Your kids’ teachers are sure to appreciate these clever apple-themed gifts more than the traditional Red Delicious!

  • How to Make Family Dinner Together Actually Happen

    How to Make Family Dinner Together Actually Happen

    There are a wealth of physical, emotional, and mental health benefits that result for families eating meals together. Unfortunately, with the busy schedules of parents and children, getting the entire family together for dinner on a regular basis can be a challenge.

    Don’t let excuses and schedules rob your family of this incredibly important time to bond, connect, communicate, and promote healthy eating. With a little determination, and a game plan or two to try, eating together doesn’t have to be that hard.

  • Sweet Treats that Aren’t Cookies or Cupcakes

    Sweet Treats that Aren’t Cookies or Cupcakes

    Every family has their go-to baked goods – be it fresh chocolate chip cookies, the family’s traditional birthday cake, or your favorite holiday pie. Baking with your little helper is a great activity that helps us teach our children life skills while making lifelong memories. So the more time spent baking up a storm in the kitchen, the better! While cupcakes, cookies and muffins are all delicious, though, it can get boring (and a bit unhealthy) to make the same baked goods all the time.

    Here are some ideas to shake you out of your baking routine and inspire you to try something different.