What’s For Dinner Wednesday- Veggie Pizzas!

Need a quick and easy dinner any kid can help put together!? How about a build-it-yourself pizza? If you have a pizza crust, then great! Use that! If that is not something you’ve got already, you could build mini pizzas on a flatbread or english muffin or even a bagel. Smaller humans love to helpContinue reading “What’s For Dinner Wednesday- Veggie Pizzas!”

Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo

Raise your hand if you like Alfredo pasta! Did you know you can make your own Alfredo using butternut squash? This may seem a little strange, but trust me – it’s delicious! We’ll need whole-wheat noodles, butternut squash, broccoli, milk, parmesan cheese, olive oil, flour, garlic, and nutmeg. Next, follow the step-by-step instructions below! StepContinue reading “Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo”

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”

Better Together // Create Family Mealtime

In September, we celebrate family mealtime! Eating together as a family is fun and helps your family be healthier. Sometimes it’s hard to eat together as a family, between work, school, and other activities. But finding time to spend with your parents and siblings will give you memories that last a lifetime. As a kid,Continue reading “Better Together // Create Family Mealtime”

More Herbs, Less Salt! // Cilantro Guacamole

Using herbs is a fun way to flavor your food! Herbs are typically the leaves of small plants. You can buy them fresh or dried and put them on just about anything you eat! Here are some fun facts you should know about herbs. In the United States we pronounce “herbs” without the ‘h’ (soContinue reading “More Herbs, Less Salt! // Cilantro Guacamole”

Kids Eat Right! // Fuel For School

Many of you have already finished your first week of the new school year, and some of you will start this week! Properly fueling your body will help you have the best school year yet. Here are some tips to make your meals great! Build a Better Breakfast Eating a good breakfast will help youContinue reading “Kids Eat Right! // Fuel For School”

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”

Happy 24th of July!! // Pioneer Corn Muffins

Food and holidays go together like peanut butter and jelly! That’s why you should try some Pioneer Corn Muffins in honor of Pioneer Day. They’re simple, fast, and delicious. Let’s get started! We’ll need corn meal, whole-wheat flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, vegetable oil, egg, milk, and lemon juice. Preheat the oven to 425 degreesContinue reading “Happy 24th of July!! // Pioneer Corn Muffins”

Freezing Fruits and Veggies // Broccoli Pesto Pasta

Did you know frozen fruits and vegetables are just as healthy as fresh fruits and vegetables? They can taste just as good too! Freezing fruits and vegetables allows you to enjoy fresh produce all year long, even when they aren’t in season. It’s smart to save excess produce from the farmers market, garden, or storeContinue reading “Freezing Fruits and Veggies // Broccoli Pesto Pasta”

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”