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
Have the desire to grow a garden, but don’t have the space or a large budget? Follow along with Captain Create this Summer to learn money saving gardening tips. At the end of the harvest, we will learn to cook healthy meals with what grew! Thinning Since starting seeds a little over a month ago,… Continue reading Affordable Garden Update: Growth, Thinning, Transplanting
This Fruit American Flag is a great addition to any BBQ this Summer! Celebrate this Memorial Day and future American holiday's with this easy, delicious recipe. Berries are in Season Berries, including blueberries and strawberries are in season! Some berries have multiple harvests throughout the year, strawberries being one of those fruits. When a fruit… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Memorial Day Fruit American Flag!
Need a flavorful idea for tonight's dinner and meals to come? Try this amazing Korean beef bowl recipe from our friends at Utah Agriculture in the Classroom! Nutritious and Delicious This Korean Beef Bowl not only packs a lot of flavor, it's nutritious! Between the carrots, cucumber and rice, the fiber in this dish starts… Continue reading Harvest of the Season Recipe: Korean Beef Bowls
Have you ever made radish pico de gallo? It's national salsa month, which means it's time to celebrate by making fun and creative salsa recipes! Radishes are in season, so lets learn how to use them! All About Pico De Gallo Pico de gallo is a traditional Mexican salsa typically made with tomatoes, peppers, cilantro,… Continue reading Recipe Of The Week: Pico De Gallo with Radishes
Need a creative way to eat vegetables? Try this delicious recipe! When I first saw this onion flower recipe, it reminded me so much of Springtime. Right now in Northern Utah it doesn't feel much like Spring (it snows here every week still), but soon the whole state will be in the full swing of… Continue reading Recipe of the week: Onion Flowers
Often the first thing we think of when someone mentions the Dairy Group is good ol' milk! Which is as it should be, since the Dairy Group is named after milk, but there are more things you can do with milk than just drink it or stir chocolate into it! Let's take a look! What… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: What Adds Up to Dairy?
Don't have time to wait hours for a traditional bread recipe to rise? That's when you can make a quick bread! Just like the name says, quick breads don't take anywhere near the time it takes for a traditional yeast bread to go from the mixing bowl to your plate! They are easy to make,… Continue reading Tip of the Week: Create a Quick Bread
Welcome to the northernmost country on the African continent: Tunisia! It is directly south of Italy, across the Mediterranean Sea, and is in between Algeria and Libya. People have lived here for a really really long time; since about the 10th century BC, but much of the information on the city then is only written… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Plates: Tunisia
Ready for an easy weeknight meal that is a little bit different, but not so different the whole family will be too chicken to try it? Today, Captain Create has a recipe for Dragon Noodles! They originated in the Shandong Province in China, and are named that because the long thin noodles look a bit… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Dragon Noodles with Lime Shrimp
Spring is officially here! Lots of new vegetables are starting to grow and one of the easiest to eat is asparagus! Its crunchy and green tasting when its raw, like fresh peas, and cooks quickly on the grill, in the oven, or in a frying pan. If you're one of the lucky ones, you can… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Asparagus Pasta Salad
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 way… Continue reading Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up
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! Step… Continue reading Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo
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 oldest squash… Continue reading Just Squashin’ Around // All About Winter Squash
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 the… Continue reading Nasaump // Native American Porridge