Let’s Talk Trash

ChooseMyPlate.gov is a website that teaches people how to eat a balanced diet. The website also has important information about avoiding food waste. Check out the infographic below to learn about food waste and how you can prevent it! Share this information with your family so they can reduce food waste too!

Fun Snacks!

Need some more snack ideas? Below are some snacks that include all your favorite fruits and vegetables! Fruits and vegetables are important sources of nutrients that your body needs and loves. Not only are these snacks nutritious but they’re also FUN to make. Get creative with your snacks and let us know how it goes!

The Family Meal Fun Never Ends!

How did your Family Mealtime Month go? I hope you learned a few things and had some fun with your family. Even though Family Mealtime Month is almost over, strive to make family mealtime a priority! In addition to having a good time with your family, there are many other benefits to having meals asContinue reading “The Family Meal Fun Never Ends!”

Practice Excellent Etiquette

Demonstrating proper etiquette means acting politely according to your society’s traditional customs. You probably have heard you parents tell you to use words like please or thank you or maybe they have told you to chew food with your mouth closed. Those are both examples of etiquette! Table etiquette is important and changes based onContinue reading “Practice Excellent Etiquette”

Family Mealtime Themes

Start a fun tradition by creating a theme for family mealtime. My personal favorite is Taco Tuesday! Another fun idea is having a book or movie themed dinner! Can you think of a food from a favorite book or movie that you could make? How about green eggs and ham from Dr. Seuss or butterContinue reading “Family Mealtime Themes”

Picnics & Parks

What things come to your mind when you think of being healthy? Some things I think of are: Eating fruits and veggies Getting enough sleep Homemade meals Being happy Spending time outdoors Playing & being active Family mealtime Lets talk about how we can combine those last two: Being active and family mealtime. What areContinue reading “Picnics & Parks”

Family Mealtime Month!

September is the time to celebrate National Family Meals Month. This month we will learn about the importance of family mealtime, fun mealtime activities, and new recipes! It will be a goooood time! To start this month off, take the pledge below. If you’d like to print it out (maybe put it on your fridge?)Continue reading “Family Mealtime Month!”

Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash

This is the last week that we’ll be focusing on a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Don’t worry, there are many fun, delicious, and nutritious things in store! To end this fun series, we’re entering the world of winter squash by learning about spaghetti squash! Can you guess why this squash is called spaghetti squash? ItContinue reading “Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash”

Peach Muffins

Peach season is a wonderful time of year! Don’t let it pass by without sinking your teeth into a delicious peach or one of these peach muffins. 🙂 Could there be a better combination than peach and muffin? I don’t think so. This recipe makes a great quick breakfast or snack. Get this recipe startedContinue reading “Peach Muffins”