Need some more snack ideas? Below are some snacks that include all your favorite fruits and vegetables! Fruits and vegetables are important sources of nutrients that your body needs and loves. Not only are these snacks nutritious but they're also FUN to make. Get creative with your snacks and let us know how it goes!
Turkey Apple Boats
Feeling snacky? Try this tasty recipe!
Have you ever had a sudden need for a snack? You might call this occurrence a snack attack. Maybe you have a daily snack scheduled already - a lot of kids eat a snack when they get home from school. This month is the month of snacks! You'll get some good snack ideas each week here… Continue reading Snack Attack!
The Family Meal Fun Never Ends!
How did your Family Mealtime Month go? I hope you learned a few things and had some fun with your family. Even though Family Mealtime Month is almost over, strive to make family mealtime a priority! In addition to having a good time with your family, there are many other benefits to having meals as… Continue reading The Family Meal Fun Never Ends!
Practice Excellent Etiquette
Demonstrating proper etiquette means acting politely according to your society's traditional customs. You probably have heard you parents tell you to use words like please or thank you or maybe they have told you to chew food with your mouth closed. Those are both examples of etiquette! Table etiquette is important and changes based on… Continue reading Practice Excellent Etiquette
Mealtime Fun and Games
Make this guacamole and then share it with your family. Be sure to try it before sharing because a tasty recipe like this doesn't last long! How do you know if an avocado is ripe and good to eat?? Watch the video below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMWpnNInJFU
Family Mealtime Themes
Start a fun tradition by creating a theme for family mealtime. My personal favorite is Taco Tuesday! Another fun idea is having a book or movie themed dinner! Can you think of a food from a favorite book or movie that you could make? How about green eggs and ham from Dr. Seuss or butter… Continue reading Family Mealtime Themes
Picnics & Parks
What things come to your mind when you think of being healthy? Some things I think of are: Eating fruits and veggies Getting enough sleep Homemade meals Being happy Spending time outdoors Playing & being active Family mealtime Lets talk about how we can combine those last two: Being active and family mealtime. What are… Continue reading Picnics & Parks
Having a family meal doesn't have to be complicated. Try having a family meal at breakfast with these simple and delicious banana smoothies! Enjoy!
There is no reason for boredom during the Fall season! Check out these activity lists for some fun ideas. For printable versions, simply click on the list.
Family Mealtime Month!
September is the time to celebrate National Family Meals Month. This month we will learn about the importance of family mealtime, fun mealtime activities, and new recipes! It will be a goooood time! To start this month off, take the pledge below. If you'd like to print it out (maybe put it on your fridge?)… Continue reading Family Mealtime Month!
Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti
If you're not sure what do with a spaghetti squash, just do what the name says. Make spaghetti! It's super easy but everyone will think you're an awesome cook. Just like regular spaghetti you'll need spaghetti sauce and whatever you like to put in your sauce. For this recipe I added ground turkey and cherry… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti
Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash
This is the last week that we'll be focusing on a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Don't worry, there are many fun, delicious, and nutritious things in store! To end this fun series, we're entering the world of winter squash by learning about spaghetti squash! Can you guess why this squash is called spaghetti squash? It… Continue reading Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash
Peach season is a wonderful time of year! Don't let it pass by without sinking your teeth into a delicious peach or one of these peach muffins. 🙂 Could there be a better combination than peach and muffin? I don't think so. This recipe makes a great quick breakfast or snack. Get this recipe started… Continue reading Peach Muffins