Craving Something Sweet // Happy National Dessert Day!!

It’s National Dessert Day, and that is cause for celebration! Desserts come in many shapes, sizes, and flavors. They are typically a special addition eaten at the end of a meal. We like to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and other important events with sweet treats. While it wouldn’t be healthy to have dessert for breakfast, lunch,Continue reading “Craving Something Sweet // Happy National Dessert Day!!”

Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!

Hey kids! Meet Captain Create, our blog’s very own superhero! Captain Create likes to teach us about MyPlate. He knows a lot about being healthy, eating from the five food groups, and being physically active. Every month, Captain Create will give us tips and tricks that will help us be healthier! Keep your eyes outContinue reading “Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!”

Let’s Eat!! // MyPlate Guide to School Lunch

Eating a balanced and healthy school lunch is possible whether you bring your own food from home, or eat at the school cafeteria! The trick is to include foods from as many food groups as you can. Learn about each of the 5 food groups below: If you eat school lunch, each of these foodContinue reading “Let’s Eat!! // MyPlate Guide to School Lunch”

Grab n’ Go Breakfasts // Yummy Yogurt Parfait

We know breakfast is important, but sometimes it’s hard to find time for this meal. Making breakfast ahead of time is one way to make mornings easier! Take a look at our yummy yogurt parfait you can store in reusable containers. We’ll need yogurt, fruit, and cereal! It doesn’t matter what fruit or cereal youContinue reading “Grab n’ Go Breakfasts // Yummy Yogurt Parfait”

Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts

September is Family Mealtime Month! Why do you think family mealtime is important? Eating meals together as a family will help you…. Make healthier choices Get better grades Be happier & kinder towards your siblings Make good memories with your family The benefits of family meals don’t only happen at dinnertime. You can also makeContinue reading “Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts”

Just Peachy // A Perfect September Fruit

Fresh juicy peaches have arrived in Utah! You’ll find them on your own tree, your neighbor’s tree, fruit stands, farmers’ markets, and your local grocery store! Buying peaches when they are in-season means they are less expensive and more delicious. Picking the perfect peach takes some practice. Look for peaches that are firm, but soft.Continue reading “Just Peachy // A Perfect September Fruit”

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”

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”

Sipping and Slurping // Fantastic Fruity Drinks

Staying hydrated is an important way to keep your body strong and healthy! Water and other fluids give you energy, keep your muscles working, and help you think better. Water is the healthiest way to hydrate your body. Watch this video for some quick tips on making water flavorful…without the extra sugar! Fruit is aContinue reading “Sipping and Slurping // Fantastic Fruity Drinks”

Happy All Day Long // Tips for Healthy Summertime Snacks

Who’s stomach grumbles after lunch, but before it’s time for dinner? Or just before bedtime? I know mine does! Sometimes a snack is just what the doctor ordered. Snacks are small portions of food, just enough to keep your stomach happy until it’s time for your next meal. Snacks that include FIBER and PROTEIN areContinue reading “Happy All Day Long // Tips for Healthy Summertime Snacks”