Pomegranate!

Pomegranates start showing up in grocery stores at the end of November and early December. This time of year is when pomegranates are in season, meaning they’re super juicy and delicious! In french the word pomegranate translates to “apple with many seeds” – makes sense! The seeds inside a pomegranate are called arils – arilsContinue reading “Pomegranate!”

#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: Fruits๐ŸŠ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŒ Vegetables๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿ† Protein๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿฅฉ Grain๐Ÿž๐Ÿฅจ๐Ÿฅ– Dairy ๐Ÿง€๐Ÿฅ› 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”

Pears! #2 of 12 Days of Kids Create

#2 of 12 days of Kids Create Pears are associated with the holiday season, the phrase “…and a partridge in a pear treeeeee!” might come to mind. That phrase might be referring to the “first day of Christmas” but we like to do things a little different on the Kids Create blog, so we’re talkingContinue reading “Pears! #2 of 12 Days of Kids Create”

#1 of 12 Days of Kids Create

Have you built a snowman yet this year? A typical snowman is often built using snow, sticks for arms, rocks for the eyes and mouth, and a carrot for the nose. Today we’re learning how to make a snowman you can eat for lunch! This idea comes from choosemyplate.gov – check this site out forContinue reading “#1 of 12 Days of Kids Create”

12 days of Kids Create!

You might be familiar with the song “The 12 days of Christmas”, here on Kids Create we’re going to do our own rendition of the 12 days!  There will be twelve days during the month of December dedicated to bringing you holiday joy in the form of recipes, nutrition tips, activity ideas, and more! DayContinue reading “12 days of Kids Create!”

Stay Active this Winter!

When it’s cold outside sometimes we have to get creative and think of different ways to stay active. Remember, 60 minutes of physical activity each day is recommended to keep our bodies happy and healthy. In the summer months it’s easy to go outside for a walk or to run around at the park butContinue reading “Stay Active this Winter!”

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

Don’t let the adults do all the cooking this Thanksgiving! Use your excellent cooking skills to bring something delicious to the table. Below is a tasty recipe that will leave all your family and friends saying “I didn’t know vegetables could taste this good!”.  For this recipe you’ll need brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, garlic, oliveContinue reading “Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts”

Thanksgiving Fun!

Besides eating a delicious meal, what else do you like to do on Thanksgiving? While you’re waiting for the food to be ready, here are five fun activities you could do with your family/friends: (1) Play football or flag football. (2) Take a walk or hike. (3) Run in a Turkey Trot. Go to this websiteContinue reading “Thanksgiving Fun!”

Pumpkin Season Forever!

Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean that pumpkin season is over! Some may argue that you can’t have Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. If you’re a pumpkin lover, check out the image below to discover more ways to cook/bake with pumpkin! Get the recipes at this link: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/seasonal-fall