Savor the Season // Fall Apple Dip

Apples are delicious by themselves, but sometimes it’s fun to add some extra flavor to them with a fruit dip! This fall apple dip is full of protein and fall flavors like cinnamon and maple. All you need is Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla), peanut butter, cinnamon, and maple flavoring…and of course some apples! MixContinue reading “Savor the Season // Fall Apple Dip”

Happy November // Time for Thanks

November is a month where we can focus on gratitude. Do you know what gratitude means? Captain CREATE says gratitude means we are thankful and happy for the things we have. Being grateful helps us be happier and healthier! When we are grateful, we exercise more, have better relationships with our friends and family, andContinue reading “Happy November // Time for Thanks”

Healthy Halloween // Jack O’ Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Today is the day! Happy Halloween, everyone! Before you go trick-or-treating, you’ll need a good dinner. Eating a healthy, balanced meal for dinner will give you the energy you need for the rest of the night! Filling up on foods from the 5 main food groups will also help you eat less sweets. These JackContinue reading “Healthy Halloween // Jack O’ Lantern Stuffed Peppers”

Tips from Captain CREATE // Healthy Halloween Candy

Halloween is in 3 more days!! Can you believe it? We are pretty excited too. Captain CREATE even has a costume! Can you guess what animal he will dress as? Captain CREATE loves candy (especially chocolate) but wants to make his Halloween as healthy as possible. He knows that if he has a plan forContinue reading “Tips from Captain CREATE // Healthy Halloween Candy”

It’s A Bit “Chili” Out // 3 Bean Monster Chili

How many of you have noticed it getting colder this month? How would you describe the weather? Crisp? Brisk? Nippy? Chilly? Well, whatever you decide, a nice warm bowl of our 3 Bean Monster Chili is just what you need as the temperatures continue to drop this October! Not only does chili help warm yourContinue reading “It’s A Bit “Chili” Out // 3 Bean Monster Chili”

Apples to Apples // Join The Greatest Crunch 2019!

Did you know that October 23rd is “Apple Crunch Day?” Many of your schools will provide you with an apple that was grown near your city/town. Kids from all over the West will take a bite of these apples together! Even if you don’t have the chance to eat an apple at school, you canContinue reading “Apples to Apples // Join The Greatest Crunch 2019!”

Spooky Fruits // Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins

Are you and your friends hungry for an after-school snack? These spooky fruit creations will do just the trick! You’ll need some oranges, celery, bananas, and chocolate chips. Next, peel the oranges and bananas. Then, thinly slice the celery into small sticks and cut the bananas in half. Place two chocolate chips for ghost eyesContinue reading “Spooky Fruits // Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins”

Craving Something Sweet // Happy National Dessert Day!!

It’s National Dessert Day, and that is cause for celebration! Desserts come in many shapes, sizes, and flavors. They are typically a special addition eaten at the end of a meal. We like to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and other important events with sweet treats. While it wouldn’t be healthy to have dessert for breakfast, lunch,Continue reading “Craving Something Sweet // Happy National Dessert Day!!”

Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars

Nothing screams FALL quite like some pumpkin flavored goodies! Using pumpkin puree is tasty and healthy. When you use the puree, you can use less oil or butter in your recipe. The best part is that you won’t notice one bit! Today we’re going to make some soft and chewy Pumpkin Granola Bars. These areContinue reading “Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars”

Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!

Hey kids! Meet Captain Create, our blog’s very own superhero! Captain Create likes to teach us about MyPlate. He knows a lot about being healthy, eating from the five food groups, and being physically active. Every month, Captain Create will give us tips and tricks that will help us be healthier! Keep your eyes outContinue reading “Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!”