This Fruit American Flag is a great addition to any BBQ this Summer! Celebrate this Memorial Day and future American holiday's with this easy, delicious recipe. Berries are in Season Berries, including blueberries and strawberries are in season! Some berries have multiple harvests throughout the year, strawberries being one of those fruits. When a fruit… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Memorial Day Fruit American Flag!
Affordable Garden Update: Watering
Have the desire to grow a garden, but don’t have the space or a large budget? Follow along with Captain Create this Summer to learn money saving gardening tips. At the end of the harvest, we will learn to cook healthy meals with what grew! Hydration Is hydration essential for us to live and be… Continue reading Affordable Garden Update: Watering
Harvest of the Season Recipe: Korean Beef Bowls
Need a flavorful idea for tonight's dinner and meals to come? Try this amazing Korean beef bowl recipe from our friends at Utah Agriculture in the Classroom! Nutritious and Delicious This Korean Beef Bowl not only packs a lot of flavor, it's nutritious! Between the carrots, cucumber and rice, the fiber in this dish starts… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe: Korean Beef Bowls
Affordable Garden Update: Planting!
Have the desire to grow a garden, but don’t have the space or a large budget? Follow along with Captain Create this Summer to learn money saving gardening tips. At the end of the harvest, we will learn to cook healthy meals with what grew! Exercise And Gardening Exercise is so important for bodies to… Continue reading Affordable Garden Update: Planting!
Recipe Of The Week: Garden Veggies
Have you started a garden? Even if you haven't these recipes are sure to increase your vegetable consumption this year! Garden Veggie Facts During the pandemic home gardening became more popular than ever before. Sales in garden plants and indoor house plants dramatically increased in 2020, and resulted in social media trends completely surrounding home… Continue reading Recipe Of The Week: Garden Veggies
Affordable Garden Update: Planting Seeds
Have the desire to grow a garden, but don't have the space or a large budget? Follow along with Captain Create this Summer to learn money saving gardening tips. At the end of the harvest, we will learn to cook healthy meals with what grew! Selecting Seeds Gardening is a great way to learn about… Continue reading Affordable Garden Update: Planting Seeds
Recipe of the week: Onion Flowers
Need a creative way to eat vegetables? Try this delicious recipe! When I first saw this onion flower recipe, it reminded me so much of Springtime. Right now in Northern Utah it doesn't feel much like Spring (it snows here every week still), but soon the whole state will be in the full swing of… Continue reading Recipe of the week: Onion Flowers
Tip of the Week: Create a Quick Bread
Don't have time to wait hours for a traditional bread recipe to rise? That's when you can make a quick bread! Just like the name says, quick breads don't take anywhere near the time it takes for a traditional yeast bread to go from the mixing bowl to your plate! They are easy to make,… Continue reading Tip of the Week: Create a Quick Bread
Recipe of the Week: Asparagus Pasta Salad
Spring is officially here! Lots of new vegetables are starting to grow and one of the easiest to eat is asparagus! Its crunchy and green tasting when its raw, like fresh peas, and cooks quickly on the grill, in the oven, or in a frying pan. If you're one of the lucky ones, you can… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Asparagus Pasta Salad
Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create
Did you know that exercise can make you feel happier? Scientists have found that kids who are more active tend to have better moods and are more confident. When we are physically active, our bodies produce a hormone, called serotonin, which makes us feel happy! This is just one of the reasons it is important… Continue reading Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create
Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You
No matter where you live in Utah, there's a trail for you and your family to explore! Hiking is a great way to have fun, be active, and make some memories! In order to have the best experience possible, you'll want to do a couple of key things: #1 Pack snacks - hiking makes you… Continue reading Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You
Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!
How can you use this blog to celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week? Here are a few ideas: Here on the blog we focus on using MyPlate as a guide for eating nutritiously. You can find several recipes that fall into all the categories of MyPlate: fruit, veggies, grains, protein, dairy. Below are examples of a… Continue reading Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!
You are the ‘Peanut’ to my ‘Butter’
Remember this post? It's from over a year ago but it highlights an excellent source of protein - peanut butter! 🥜🥜🥜 Peanut butter was likely made by Myan Indians many years ago, but the first time it was introduced to the United States was at the St Louis World Fair in 1904. A physician had… Continue reading You are the ‘Peanut’ to my ‘Butter’
The Protein Group
Its protein month! So far this year we've learned about grains and dairy, now we're moving on to protein! Woohoo! 🍳🍗🥩🍤😋 Protein It is good to have a little protein at each meal because not only does it have some important vitamins and minerals, but it also breaks down into 'building blocks' to build up… Continue reading The Protein Group
Grains are Great
This month we're moving on from dairy and onto GRAINS! What would we do without grains? Probably sleep a lot because grains are a great source of energy! Are you wondering why? Keep reading to find out! Grains Grains are important because they are a main source for many B vitamins as well as carbohydrates… Continue reading Grains are Great