Physical Activity, Recipes

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 way… Continue reading Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up

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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 important… Continue reading Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create

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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 tacos… Continue reading Sunny-side Up Tacos // Enrich Your Diet with Vitamin D

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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 not… Continue reading Vitamin D // The Sunshine Vitamin

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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? In honor of 2020, Captain Create has 20 of our favorite recipes to share with you! Try them today and throughout the new year! Pear and Cheese QuesadillaFrozen Yogurt Pomegranate BarkZucchini Pizza… Continue reading Happy New Year!! // 20 Recipes for 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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 to… Continue reading Holiday Food Fun // Reindeer Sandwich

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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 are… Continue reading Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

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HO-HO-HO, Merry Christmas! // Strawberry Santas

Are you getting excited for Christmas? I know I am! Santa Claus is one of my favorite Christmas traditions. People often leave Christmas cookies for Santa to eat while he is delivering presents, but have you ever thought of leaving him a healthy snack that looks just like him? Consider leaving some delicious Strawberry Santas… Continue reading HO-HO-HO, Merry Christmas! // Strawberry Santas

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Holiday Fun // Captain CREATE’s Favorite Recipes

Captain CREATE loves the holidays! December is especially fun with Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. Food is one of the best parts of these holidays. Click on the links below to find healthy holiday recipes your family can try this year! Hanukkah Hanukkah is a Jewish festival. It lasts 8 days and is also known as… Continue reading Holiday Fun // Captain CREATE’s Favorite Recipes

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Winter is Coming // Eggcellent Penguins

What is round, waddles, and can't fly? A penguin of course! These little animals make the perfect snack, or treat to bring to your next holiday party. Step 1 - Gather all your ingredients and boil your eggs. To learn how to boil eggs, watch this video below! https://youtu.be/FTha4zARGN4 Step 2 - Slice each carrot… Continue reading Winter is Coming // Eggcellent Penguins

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The Best Time of the Year // Free Wintertime Family Fun

Can you believe it's already December? December is a fun month full of snowmen, holiday traditions, breaks from school, and most of all - family fun! Having fun with your family doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. In fact, there are many free activities in Utah your family can explore this year! Click here… Continue reading The Best Time of the Year // Free Wintertime Family Fun

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Grateful Gobbles // Pear Turkeys

Making Thanksgiving healthy is easy, and fun too! All you need is some fruit, pretzels, chocolate chips, and some creativity! First, grab a pear. Then, pick what fruits you wish to use for the feathers. We used raspberries, grapes, and an apple. Next, slice your pear in half, lengthwise. Place one pear half on a… Continue reading Grateful Gobbles // Pear Turkeys