Drink Up, It’s Hot Outside! // Tips on Staying Hydrated

Think about the best glass of water you’ve ever had. You probably guzzled it down after doing your chores, playing outside, or going on a hike. Our bodies need water to survive. More than 60% of your body is made up of water! When we don’t give our bodies enough water, we are thirsty andContinue reading “Drink Up, It’s Hot Outside! // Tips on Staying Hydrated”

Taste the Rainbow // Baked Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Who thinks the word “kabob” is a funny word? I know I do! All it really means is that you cook your food on a skewer. Today we’re going to learn how to make Baked Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs. These are a great way to eat your veggies, fruits, and protein. Let’s learn how! First, weContinue reading “Taste the Rainbow // Baked Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs”

Summer Barbecues // A Handy Tool

The air is warming, the days are getting longer, and you may have smelt that sweet smell of the barbecue on your family’s Sunday walk….mmmm. Now I’m getting hungry! Barbecues get me thinking about hamburgers and grilled chicken (of course served with some fresh fruits and vegetables)! Meat is part of the protein group andContinue reading “Summer Barbecues // A Handy Tool”

My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! How will you show your mom you love her? My mom loves hand-drawn pictures, notes, and breakfast in bed. Think about making these Fluffy Wheat Pancakes for your mom this Sunday! Pancake breakfasts can include many food groups from MyPlate. How many food groups can you spot inContinue reading “My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes”

Celebrate with Salsa! // Cinco de Mayo

How many of you know what “Cinco de Mayo” means? If you guessed May 5th, you are correct! This celebrates the day when the Mexican army defeated the France army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. In Mexico, this holiday is very small. Many families don’t celebrate it. In the United States, we likeContinue reading “Celebrate with Salsa! // Cinco de Mayo”