Having a good breakfast is the best way to fuel your fun for the 4th of July! These slices of Patriotic Toast provide you with whole-grains, protein, and fruit. Let’s get started! Start with a few basic ingredients – bread, peanut butter, blueberries, bananas, and strawberries. Slice the strawberries into small strips. Follow the stepsContinue reading “Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast”
It’s July and that means we get to celebrate AMERICA! Many families have traditions for the 4th of July. Some people run races, play games outside with their families, have barbecues, or watch fireworks! What are your favorite traditions? These watermelon skewers are a perfect way to honor America at your family party! You’ll loveContinue reading “Patriotic Party // Watermelon Skewers”
Have you ever been to a farmers’ market? Farmers’ markets are fun places where farmers can sell delicious fruits and vegetables to people like you! They usually happen at a park or other community center during the summertime. People like shopping at farmers’ markets so they can buy fruits and vegetables that taste fresh andContinue reading “Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies”
There’s nothing that says “SUMMER IS HERE” like a good ‘ol popsicle. Wouldn’t you agree? Popsicles, when made with healthy ingredients, can make for a great snack in the summertime. These Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles are a delicious way to eat your fruit and dairy. Learn more about fruits and dairy by clicking on their links!Continue reading “Cool & Sweet // Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles”
The blog has a ton of fun recipes that use fruit. What one will you try next? Find more fruity creations under the Recipes tab!
The last MyPlate food group left to highlight is FRUIT! It’s the perfect month to talk about fruit because May is when more fruit starts to be in season. 🍒🥑🍍🍇🍑🍉🍋🍓 Fruit is nature’s dessert. In addition to being delicious, fruits are loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals that help you stay energized, free from sickness,Continue reading “Fruity Foods”
On the last blog post we learned about the awesomeness of pomegranates and today we are creating a yummy treat with pomegranates! It may be chilly outside but that won’t stop you and your family/friends from wanting to eat this frozen treat. The recipe today is called Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark – sounds and tastesContinue reading “Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark”
Pomegranates start showing up in grocery stores at the end of November and early December. This time of year is when pomegranates are in season, meaning they’re super juicy and delicious! In french the word pomegranate translates to “apple with many seeds” – makes sense! The seeds inside a pomegranate are called arils – arilsContinue reading “Pomegranate!”
The winter months have different fruits and vegetables in season than the summer months. Don’t miss out on eating these yummy fruits and veggies while they’re in their prime. Check out the list below to learn what is in season this time of year: Fruits: Apples Bananas Oranges Grapefruit Pears Pomegranate Vegetables: Avocado Brussel sproutsContinue reading “#6 of 12 Days of Kids Create”
The other day we learned about pears and why they’re an awesome fruit. Check out the recipes below for ideas on how to incorporate pears into your life. 🍐🍐🍐 For more information on how to make these tasty creations, click here.