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Creative Fruit Creations

The blog has a ton of fun recipes that use fruit. What one will you try next? Berry Banana Split Cantaloupe Freezie Apricot Fruit Leather Pineapple, Mango, Strawberry Salsa Solar Eclipse Smoothie Strawberry Sorbet Find more fruity creations under the Recipes tab!

Physical Activity, Recipes

Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!

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… Continue reading Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!

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Every Kid Heathy Week!

What is Every Kid Healthy Week? It is a national celebration that highlights the importance of nutrition, physical activity, and learning. What can you do to celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week? Here are some ideas: Nutrition: Make a goal to fill half your dinner plate with fruits and veggies!🍎🥦Try a recipe from the Kids Create… Continue reading Every Kid Heathy Week!

Physical Activity

Planting a Vegetable Garden!

Have you or your family ever grown a vegetable garden? Planting vegetables and watching them grow can be a lot of fun. 😄 My favorite part of growing a garden is being able to eat fresh veggies from my backyard! Do you remember the blog post about how to grow tomatoes last spring? Click here… Continue reading Planting a Vegetable Garden!

Recipes

Cauliflower Popcorn

This recipe is a bit different than your average popcorn but, like popcorn, it makes a great snack! If you didn't catch the blog post about cauliflower from earlier this week, click here to check it out. You may be surprised how quickly this simple recipe gets eaten. After you've tried cauliflower popcorn, you might… Continue reading Cauliflower Popcorn

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Give a Holler for Cauliflower!

Cauliflower and broccoli may look similar but if you don't like broccoli, you still ought to give cauliflower a try! Cauliflower is in the same veggie family as broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprout, kale, and collard greens. These vegetables are called cruciferous vegetables. Not sure how you feel about cauliflower? Well, King Louis XIV (a French… Continue reading Give a Holler for Cauliflower!

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Creative Veggie Creations

There is no shortage of veggie recipes on the Kids Create blog! Try a new one this week. Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti Green Bean Fries Zucchini Pizza Bites Summertime Corn Salad Roasted Radishes Mediterranean Burrito Green Pea Avocado Dip

Recipes

Sweet and Salty Roasted Almonds!

On the last post we learned about why almonds are awesome and today we're learning how to use them in a delicious recipe! This recipe makes a great snack and is sure to satisfy any sweet or salty craving you have. 😁 To start, gather the ingredients - you'll need raw almonds, honey, olive oil,… Continue reading Sweet and Salty Roasted Almonds!

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Nuts About Almonds

There are many kinds of nuts in the world - peanuts, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, cashews, pecans, etc. - but today we're talking about almonds! Most of the world's almonds come from California - over 80%! There are over a half million acres of almond farms across the state of California. That's a lot of almonds!… Continue reading Nuts About Almonds

Physical Activity

Protein for Teen Athletes

Everybody needs adequate protein but for those of you who are athletic, a little extra protein can help with muscle strength. Exercise causes muscle cells to breakdown, protein from foods aids in repairing muscle damage from exercise. This process leads to the growth of more muscle and strength. Here's the thing, athletes don't need to… Continue reading Protein for Teen Athletes

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Creative Creations with Protein!

Veggie Omelet Muffins Summertime Corn Salad Red Lentil Hummus Turkey Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Nutty Crunch Fruit Dip Smashed Chickpea Dip 2 step Roasted Edamame Mix (with chickpeas)

Recipes

Mexican Quinoa

Time for a recipe that you can eat as a side dish or as the main meal. As mentioned in the last post - quinoa is a complete protein. All the amino acids (what protein is made of) that your body needs are found in quinoa. Cool! This recipe is full of flavor! To make… Continue reading Mexican Quinoa

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Crazy about Quinoa!

You may have heard of quinoa but have you ever given it a taste? If not, hopefully after reading this blog post you'll want to go find some quinoa to try! Quinoa has become rather popular over the last 5-10 years in the United States but its actually been around for centuries! Quinoa originates from… Continue reading Crazy about Quinoa!

Recipes

Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal

Are you ever in a hurry in the morning? Maybe you don't always have time to sit down for breakfast? If that is the case, this is the recipe for you! This recipe should be prepared at night, so that it is ready to go in the morning! It's easy to make and delicious! For… Continue reading Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal