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? Pear and Cheese Quesadilla Frozen Yogurt Pomegranate Bark Zucchini Pizza Bites Berry Banana Split Fall Apple Dip Baked Spaghetti Scrumptious Strawberry Sorbet Green Bean Fries Peach Muffins Roasted Sweet Potatoes and BrusselContinue reading “Happy New Year!! // 20 Recipes for 2020”

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”

Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars

Nothing screams FALL quite like some pumpkin flavored goodies! Using pumpkin puree is tasty and healthy. When you use the puree, you can use less oil or butter in your recipe. The best part is that you won’t notice one bit! Today we’re going to make some soft and chewy Pumpkin Granola Bars. These areContinue reading “Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars”

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”

Mexican Quinoa

Time for a recipe that you can eat as a side dish or as the main meal. As mentioned in the last post – quinoa is a complete protein. All the amino acids (what protein is made of) that your body needs are found in quinoa. Cool! This recipe is full of flavor! To makeContinue reading “Mexican Quinoa”

Crazy about Quinoa!

You may have heard of quinoa but have you ever given it a taste? If not, hopefully after reading this blog post you’ll want to go find some quinoa to try! Quinoa has become rather popular over the last 5-10 years in the United States but its actually been around for centuries! Quinoa originates fromContinue reading “Crazy about Quinoa!”

Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal

Are you ever in a hurry in the morning? Maybe you don’t always have time to sit down for breakfast? If that is the case, this is the recipe for you! This recipe should be prepared at night, so that it is ready to go in the morning! It’s easy to make and delicious! ForContinue reading “Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal”

Just ‘oat’ and ‘ab-oat’

Review this post about oats and keep an eye out for a new oat recipe this week! Today we get to highlight oats! Oats are one of those ingredients that get overlooked sometimes, but can be used in so many ways. Sweet, savory, and everything in-between. All oats you buy from the store start offContinue reading “Just ‘oat’ and ‘ab-oat’”

Flour Power!

If you love baking or if you just bake every once in awhile, the chances are, you have used some type of flour. Breads, cookies, dinner rolls, cakes, you name it – each are hard to make without flour! Did you know that there are several different types of flour? If you’ve ever baked anythingContinue reading “Flour Power!”