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”

Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo

Raise your hand if you like Alfredo pasta! Did you know you can make your own Alfredo using butternut squash? This may seem a little strange, but trust me – it’s delicious! We’ll need whole-wheat noodles, butternut squash, broccoli, milk, parmesan cheese, olive oil, flour, garlic, and nutmeg. Next, follow the step-by-step instructions below! StepContinue reading “Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo”

Just Squashin’ Around // All About Winter Squash

Hey kids, who helps the young winter squash cross the road safely? The crossing gourd of course! November is a perfect time to learn about winter squash! Winter squash stores well through the winter and can be used to make delicious foods. Winter squash takes double the time to grow as summer squash! The oldestContinue reading “Just Squashin’ Around // All About Winter Squash”

Nasaump // Native American Porridge

Around this time of year, it’s fun to talk about the pilgrims and what they ate for their first Thanksgiving meal. Native American Indians were the ones who showed the pilgrims the best kinds of food to eat in America. Native Americans were kind and very resourceful. They knew where to find and plant theContinue reading “Nasaump // Native American Porridge”

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”

Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars

Nothing screams FALL quite like some pumpkin flavored goodies! Using pumpkin puree is tasty and healthy. When you use the puree, you can use less oil or butter in your recipe. The best part is that you won’t notice one bit! Today we’re going to make some soft and chewy Pumpkin Granola Bars. These areContinue reading “Fall Spice and Everything Nice // Pumpkin Granola Bars”

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”

Terrific Tomatoes // Farmers’ Market Panzanella

Tomatoes are ripe and ready to harvest! Tomatoes are a really fun vegetable. They can be enjoyed in so many ways – fresh, cooked, or blended into sauces! One fun way to eat tomatoes is in Panzanella. Panzanella is like a crouton salad! Doesn’t sound so bad, right? Check out our Panzanella recipe in thisContinue reading “Terrific Tomatoes // Farmers’ Market Panzanella”

Better Together // Create Family Mealtime

In September, we celebrate family mealtime! Eating together as a family is fun and helps your family be healthier. Sometimes it’s hard to eat together as a family, between work, school, and other activities. But finding time to spend with your parents and siblings will give you memories that last a lifetime. As a kid,Continue reading “Better Together // Create Family Mealtime”