These sweet banana smoothies are my favorite alternatives to other desserts and sweets! This post features a chocolate banana smoothie and a creamy cinnamon banana smoothie. Both recipes are filled with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and natural sugars that give our bodies the energy they need. MyPlate Fruit Group Antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and carbohydrates… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Sweet Banana 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 keep… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Create a Smoothie!
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 for… Continue reading Tips from Captain CREATE // Healthy Halloween Candy
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 out… Continue reading Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!
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 slice… Continue reading A Month of Healthy Halloween // Mummy Pizzas
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 food… Continue reading Let’s Eat!! // MyPlate Guide to School Lunch
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 these… Continue reading Superstar Meals! // Tips from MyPlate
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 in… Continue reading My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes
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!
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 to get a printable… Continue reading #5 of 12 Days of Kids Create