Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up

Have you tried any of Captain Create’s exercises yet? He has some fantastic suggestions for exercises you can do in your house this winter! When we exercise, it is important to recover with healthy foods. Foods with proteins and carbohydrates are the most important foods to focus on. Smoothies can be a tasty, easy wayContinue reading “Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up”

Sunny-side Up Tacos // Enrich Your Diet with Vitamin D

On Monday we talked about the importance of vitamin D. Since it can be hard to get enough vitamin D during the winter months, it is important to include food sources of this vitamin in your diet. Egg yolks have good amounts of vitamin D, and will be used to make our delicious breakfast tacosContinue reading “Sunny-side Up Tacos // Enrich Your Diet with Vitamin D”

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”

Winter is Coming // Eggcellent Penguins

What is round, waddles, and can’t fly? A penguin of course! These little animals make the perfect snack, or treat to bring to your next holiday party. Step 1 – Gather all your ingredients and boil your eggs. To learn how to boil eggs, watch this video below! Step 2 – Slice each carrot inContinue reading “Winter is Coming // Eggcellent Penguins”

Savor the Season // Fall Apple Dip

Apples are delicious by themselves, but sometimes it’s fun to add some extra flavor to them with a fruit dip! This fall apple dip is full of protein and fall flavors like cinnamon and maple. All you need is Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla), peanut butter, cinnamon, and maple flavoring…and of course some apples! MixContinue reading “Savor the Season // Fall Apple Dip”

Healthy Halloween // Jack O’ Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Today is the day! Happy Halloween, everyone! Before you go trick-or-treating, you’ll need a good dinner. Eating a healthy, balanced meal for dinner will give you the energy you need for the rest of the night! Filling up on foods from the 5 main food groups will also help you eat less sweets. These JackContinue reading “Healthy Halloween // Jack O’ Lantern Stuffed Peppers”

It’s A Bit “Chili” Out // 3 Bean Monster Chili

How many of you have noticed it getting colder this month? How would you describe the weather? Crisp? Brisk? Nippy? Chilly? Well, whatever you decide, a nice warm bowl of our 3 Bean Monster Chili is just what you need as the temperatures continue to drop this October! Not only does chili help warm yourContinue reading “It’s A Bit “Chili” Out // 3 Bean Monster Chili”

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!”

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”