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”

Around the World in 80 Plates: Juneau, Alaska

Alaska is a huge place, and there is no way to say “this one meal is the best Alaskan food”! There are five groups of Alaska Natives that are divided by the area they live. Today Captain Create is in Juneau, in the southeast, to see the ocean, tall mountains, a glacier, and to learnContinue reading “Around the World in 80 Plates: Juneau, Alaska”

Recipe of the Week: Create a Pizza!/ Hacer una Pizza!

Making pizza is a great way to create Family Mealtime and get creative while staying healthy. How many things can you put on a pizza? It only depends on how big it is. Captain Create loves making pizza because you can fill up all the sections on MyPlate by carefully choosing what to add toContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Create a Pizza!/ Hacer una Pizza!”

Share the LOVE with breakfast!

Making breakfast before school, or work, is a good habit to have and helps you to have a better day and stay healthy! Eating a healthy breakfast can help your brain work better, help you remember more, keep you from missing school, and be happier more often. Who wouldn’t want to share that love withContinue reading “Share the LOVE with breakfast!”

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 wayContinue reading “Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up”

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 tacosContinue reading “Sunny-side Up Tacos // Enrich Your Diet with Vitamin D”

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 Quesadilla Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate BarkContinue reading “Happy New Year!! // 20 Recipes for 2020”

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”

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 toContinue reading “Holiday Food Fun // Reindeer Sandwich”

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 areContinue reading “Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition”