Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles

Many of you have started school this week and are probably wondering what to eat for breakfast! Getting out the door on time can be tricky, but having quick breakfasts on hand will make it easier. One of our favorite breakfasts to have on hand is waffles! Aaaaand, since it’s national waffle day, we figuredContinue reading “Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles”

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! // A Celebration of the Sandwich

Did you know today is National Sandwich Day? The sandwich’s holiday is well-deserved. Sandwiches are not only tasty, but come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors! Some sandwiches are hot, some are cold. Some are made for breakfast and others for dinner! Making sandwiches is simple! All you need are 4 basic ingredients:Continue reading “Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! // A Celebration of the Sandwich”

Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

It’s National Zucchini Day, which means we get to celebrate with one of my all-time favorite recipes…chocolate chip zucchini muffins! It’s about this time of year people start to wonder what they can do with all the zucchini growing in their garden. It’s not uncommon to see neighbors gifting (and re-gifting!) their zucchini squash toContinue reading “Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins”

Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie

If you’ve been outside lately, you know it’s been warm! Nothing beats the heat quite like a cool, fruity drink. This recipe won’t disappoint, and you can make it all by yourself! All you need are two simple ingredients – milk and frozen orange juice concentrate! You’ll want to let the orange juice concentrate sitContinue reading “Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie”

You Are What You Beet // Pink Risotto

When you visit the farmers’ market this month, you’ll likely see large bunches of beets with bright pink stalks and giant leaves! Beets are a great source of folate, potassium, fiber, and vitamin C. Beets get their vibrant pink/red color from an antioxidant called “betalain.” Betalains help protect good cells in your body that keepContinue reading “You Are What You Beet // Pink Risotto”

Harvest Schedule // Kid-Approved Rhubarb Muffins

Lots of farmers markets in Utah will be selling rhubarb around this time of year! Rhubarb is a funny-looking vegetable that looks like pink celery. The stalks can be eaten plain, but most people like them best when they are baked into desserts like pies, cakes, or muffins. Here are a couple fun facts aboutContinue reading “Harvest Schedule // Kid-Approved Rhubarb Muffins”

Raving Radish Dip // The Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables

It’s that time of year when radishes are popping out of the ground, just waiting to be eaten! Radishes are often thought of as spicy or bitter, but turning them into a yummy dip will help mellow out those flavors. We only need three ingredients for this dip…garlic, radishes, and low-fat cream cheese. First, cutContinue reading “Raving Radish Dip // The Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables”

Cool & Sweet // Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles

There’s nothing that says “SUMMER IS HERE” like a good ‘ol popsicle. Wouldn’t you agree? Popsicles, when made with healthy ingredients, can make for a great snack in the summertime. These Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles are a delicious way to eat your fruit and dairy. Learn more about fruits and dairy by clicking on their links!Continue reading “Cool & Sweet // Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles”

Fruity Foods

The last MyPlate food group left to highlight is FRUIT! It’s the perfect month to talk about fruit because May is when more fruit starts to be in season. πŸ’πŸ₯‘πŸπŸ‡πŸ‘πŸ‰πŸ‹πŸ“ Fruit is nature’s dessert. In addition to being delicious, fruits are loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals that help you stay energized, free from sickness,Continue reading “Fruity Foods”