Nutrition Tip of the Week: Try a Turnip!

Way back in the springtime we planted turnips in Grandpa’s Garden. All summer these tiny humans helped in the garden by watering and pulling weeds, and now we get to eat all the things they grew. One of the seeds they planted grew up into this giant turnip! How do you cook a turnip? TurnipsContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Try a Turnip!”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Celebrate National Taco Day!

There are no rules when you make tacos, and every family has their own secret family recipe… What do you add to your tacos? You can add an entire rainbow of veggies to keep your body healthy and moving. October 4th is National Taco Day (sometimes it is even on a Tuesday!) and Captain CreateContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Celebrate National Taco Day!”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Eat an Eggplant!

The end of the summer growing season means that our gardens, and farmer’s markets are full of fun and colorful veggies like the eggplant! Eggplants grow all over the world with a lot of different names, and historians all seem to agree that they don’t know who grew it first. There are records of themContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Eat an Eggplant!”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Peachy Summer Days

It is finally peach season! We’ve been waiting for it since last year, and we’ve got recipes ready! Peaches are part of the stone fruit family and are full of vitamins, minerals, and flavor. You can find peaches growing on trees at farms, in people’s yards, and for sale and farmer’s markets and in groceryContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Peachy Summer Days”

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Get Ready for Rhubarb!

Rhubarb is a tart, sweet, and crunchy spring vegetable that tastes like nothing else. It is full of vitamins like C and A, as well as potassium, calcium and fiber. It grows in a lot of different states and countries all around the world, so almost anyone can try it out. Have you seen rhubarbContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Get Ready for Rhubarb!”

Find Foods that are In Season // Strawberries

Its getting warmer and the days are getting longer, which means spring fruits and veggies are here! An easy way to get all the nutrition and flavor of your favorite foods at a lower cost is to find fruits and veggies that are in IN SEASON. In season means that they are growing at theirContinue reading “Find Foods that are In Season // Strawberries”

Nutrition Tip of The Week: Manners Matter!

Eating meals with our friends and family at home is a great time to learn new and try new things in a safe place. This way, when you go to a restaurant or party, your good manners will stick with you and you’ll enjoy the food and celebrations more! Manners are something to learn asContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of The Week: Manners Matter!”

Tip of the Week: Keep Beautiful Bananas

Bananas are a delicious serving of fruit, and an easy fruit to pack for lunch. They’re full of potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. No matter if they are green or so ripe the peels are brown and spotty, they are yummy in a lot of different recipes! Here are some tips to get theContinue reading “Tip of the Week: Keep Beautiful Bananas”