Recipe of the Week: Create a Smoothie!

Mornings are still a little bit wild at our house, so to get ready for homework time, we make a good breakfast! The smallest person at our house loves running the blender because she gets to push the buttons, and I love smoothies because there are NO RULES! We do have some suggestions to keepContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Create a Smoothie!”

Tips from Captain CREATE // Healthy Halloween Candy

Halloween is in 3 more days!! Can you believe it? We are pretty excited too. Captain CREATE even has a costume! Can you guess what animal he will dress as? Captain CREATE loves candy (especially chocolate) but wants to make his Halloween as healthy as possible. He knows that if he has a plan forContinue reading “Tips from Captain CREATE // Healthy Halloween Candy”

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!”

A Month of Healthy Halloween // Mummy Pizzas

It’s October! And that means Halloween is just around the corner. This month we’ll bring you tips and tricks to make your Halloween delicious and healthy! The first recipe we’ll make is Mummy Pizza. These make a perfect lunch, snack, or dinner! To make a Mummy Pizza, we’ll need a bagel, English muffin, or sliceContinue reading “A Month of Healthy Halloween // Mummy Pizzas”

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”

Superstar Meals! // Tips from MyPlate

Do you know what it means to be a superstar? It means you’re exceptional! The difference between GOOD and EXCEPTIONAL is usually small. Superstars remember to do the little things that make a difference in the long run. We can have exceptional health when we choose to make simple, healthy choices every day. Follow theseContinue reading “Superstar Meals! // Tips from MyPlate”

My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! How will you show your mom you love her? My mom loves hand-drawn pictures, notes, and breakfast in bed. Think about making these Fluffy Wheat Pancakes for your mom this Sunday! Pancake breakfasts can include many food groups from MyPlate. How many food groups can you spot inContinue reading “My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes”

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 aContinue reading “Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!”

#5 of 12 Days of Kids Create

There are five sections of MyPlate, making it the the perfect topic for day five of Kids Create. Can you list the five sections of MyPlate from memory? The five sections include: Fruits🍊🍎🍌 Vegetables🥦🥕🍆 Protein🍳🍗🥩 Grain🍞🥨🥖 Dairy 🧀🥛 Below are some fun activities that review the different sections of MyPlate. Click on the image toContinue reading “#5 of 12 Days of Kids Create”