How can you use this blog to celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week? Here are a few ideas:
Here on the blog we focus on using MyPlate as a guide for eating nutritiously. You can find several recipes that fall into all the categories of MyPlate: fruit, veggies, grains, protein, dairy.
Below are examples of a MyPlate meals you could create using recipes found on the blog. 🙂
Pear & Cheese Quesadilla and Lentil Hummus with Veggies
Fruit (pear), Grain (whole wheat tortilla), Dairy (cheese), Protein (lentils), Vegetable (cucumber/baby carrots):
Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti with a slice of Homemade Bread and Strawberry Sorbet for dessert
Vegetable (squash), Protein (ground turkey), Grain (bread), Fruit (strawberry sorbet), Dairy (add glass of milk)
Mediterranean Burrito with a Banana Smoothie
Vegetable (tomato, cucumber, onion, spinach), Fruit (banana), Protein (garbanzo beans, cheese, greek yogurt), Grain (whole grain tortilla), Dairy (milk)
Beyond ideas for how to eat nutritiously, this blog also has a lot of physical activity tips/ideas! Check out the Jump Zone tab or click here to view that page.