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 areContinue reading “Picnics & Parks”

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 cherryContinue 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? ItContinue reading “Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash”

Everything is Peachy!

Question: What did the peach say when another peach made it mad? Answer: You want a peach of me??   😆 For some reason peaches don’t strike me as the type of fruit to become angry. Sometimes the word peach/peachy is used as an adjective that describes something good or positive. Have you ever heard someone […]

Make a Splash!

There’s not much time left before school starts! With these last few summer days make sure to spend time having fun. 🙂 It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about physical activity. Do you remember how time is recommended to spend doing physical activity each day? It’s recommended that kids are physically active forContinue reading “Make a Splash!”

Cantaloupe Freezie

It is HOT outside! Cool down by trying out today’s recipe. Not only is this beverage refreshing but it also contains a whole serving of fruit. 🙂 Look back at the last post to learn more about why cantaloupe is awesome! For a Cantaloupe Freezie you’ll need, crushed ice, cantaloupe, orange juice, sugar, and lemonContinue reading “Cantaloupe Freezie”

Cool Down with Cantaloupe

Trying to beat the summer heat? About 90% of cantaloupe is water, which means it will help you feel hydrated on hot summer days. Once you have one bite, you’ll want to eat the rest of the melon. Cantaloupe has an interesting history. Ancient Egyptians were eating cantaloupe over 4,000 years ago! Over the years, cantaloupeContinue reading “Cool Down with Cantaloupe”