Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up

Have you tried any of Captain Create’s exercises yet? He has some fantastic suggestions for exercises you can do in your house this winter! When we exercise, it is important to recover with healthy foods. Foods with proteins and carbohydrates are the most important foods to focus on. Smoothies can be a tasty, easy wayContinue reading “Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up”

Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create

Did you know that exercise can make you feel happier? Scientists have found that kids who are more active tend to have better moods and are more confident. When we are physically active, our bodies produce a hormone, called serotonin, which makes us feel happy! This is just one of the reasons it is importantContinue reading “Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create”

Sunny-side Up Tacos // Enrich Your Diet with Vitamin D

On Monday we talked about the importance of vitamin D. Since it can be hard to get enough vitamin D during the winter months, it is important to include food sources of this vitamin in your diet. Egg yolks have good amounts of vitamin D, and will be used to make our delicious breakfast tacosContinue reading “Sunny-side Up Tacos // Enrich Your Diet with Vitamin D”

Vitamin D // The Sunshine Vitamin

Winter days are beautiful! Between trees topped with snow and sparkling icicles, it’s hard not to like what you see. Sometimes, though, winter days don’t bring much sunshine and things look a little gloomy, like this picture below. Did you know that when we don’t spend enough time in the sun, our bodies might notContinue reading “Vitamin D // The Sunshine Vitamin”

Happy New Year!! // 20 Recipes for 2020

How are you celebrating the new year? Are you playing games, watching movies, or having a dance party? What food are you eating? Pear and Cheese Quesadilla Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark Zucchini Pizza Bites Berry Banana Split Fall Apple Dip Baked Spaghetti Scrumptious Strawberry Sorbet Green Bean Fries Peach Muffins Roasted Sweet Potatoes and BrusselContinue reading “Happy New Year!! // 20 Recipes for 2020”

Captain Create Wants You to Move! // Wintertime Physical Activity Ideas

Being physically active is just as important in the winter as it is the rest of the year, but sometimes we may find it more difficult to move our bodies when it’s cold outside! Luckily, with a bit of creativity, we can be just as active during the winter as we are in spring, summer,Continue reading “Captain Create Wants You to Move! // Wintertime Physical Activity Ideas”

Merry Christmas!! // Cranberry Orange Oatmeal

Oranges and clementines are one of Captain Create’s favorite wintertime fruits! They are an easy on-the-go snack that can be eaten as is, but cooking with oranges is fun too! Here’s one of Captain Create’s favorite breakfasts! You’ll need plain oats, water, vanilla, brown sugar, cinnamon, yogurt, dried cranberries, and an orange! Step 1 –Continue reading “Merry Christmas!! // Cranberry Orange Oatmeal”

Fresh and Delicious // Winter Fruits

Did you know wintertime is the best time for fruits like oranges and pomegranates to grow? That might seem pretty crazy since fruits and vegetables don’t grow well in Utah during the winter, but it’s true! Places with warmer climates, like Florida, Arizona, and California, grow fruit that thrives in the winter. Let’s learn more!Continue reading “Fresh and Delicious // Winter Fruits”

Holiday Food Fun // Reindeer Sandwich

Sandwiches are one of the best ways to eat a balanced meal! Sandwiches are made with two pieces of bread. This counts as our grain. Between the two slices of bread, we like to layer protein sources, like cheese and meat, with spinach, tomatoes, and all sorts of other vegetables! There are many ways toContinue reading “Holiday Food Fun // Reindeer Sandwich”

Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

Sometimes you may be faced with the choice of eating white bread or wheat bread. We understand it can be a tough dough-cision! Most of the time, we should choose to eat foods made with whole-grains. Using all parts of the grain will give you more nutrients to keep you healthy and strong! Whole-grains areContinue reading “Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition”