More Herbs, Less Salt! // Cilantro Guacamole

Using herbs is a fun way to flavor your food! Herbs are typically the leaves of small plants. You can buy them fresh or dried and put them on just about anything you eat! Here are some fun facts you should know about herbs. In the United States we pronounce “herbs” without the ‘h’ (soContinue reading “More Herbs, Less Salt! // Cilantro Guacamole”

Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie

If you’ve been outside lately, you know it’s been warm! Nothing beats the heat quite like a cool, fruity drink. This recipe won’t disappoint, and you can make it all by yourself! All you need are two simple ingredients – milk and frozen orange juice concentrate! You’ll want to let the orange juice concentrate sitContinue reading “Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie”

Sipping and Slurping // Fantastic Fruity Drinks

Staying hydrated is an important way to keep your body strong and healthy! Water and other fluids give you energy, keep your muscles working, and help you think better. Water is the healthiest way to hydrate your body. Watch this video for some quick tips on making water flavorful…without the extra sugar! Fruit is aContinue reading “Sipping and Slurping // Fantastic Fruity Drinks”

Satisfying Snacks // PB Honey Cereal Treats

On Monday, we talked a lot about how to create a healthy snack that will keep you full and satisfied. Today we are going to show you how to make some delicious and easy treats that can act as a satisfying snack at any time of day! All you need is peanut butter, honey, andContinue reading “Satisfying Snacks // PB Honey Cereal Treats”

Broccoli, Grapes, Craisins, Oh My! // Summertime Salads

Did you know a “salad” doesn’t need lettuce or spinach? The word “salad” really just means a dish that mixes different kinds of vegetables and fruit. Salads are full of flavor and fun to eat! Let’s check out this sweet broccoli grape salad…perfect for summertime! First, gather your ingredients: sugar, vinegar, plain Greek yogurt, almondsContinue reading “Broccoli, Grapes, Craisins, Oh My! // Summertime Salads”

“Mom, Can I Get Some More?!” // Healthy BBQ Sides

Who loves barbecues? Who loves all the different kinds of food at barbecues? Have you ran out of room for all the food you want to try? I know I have! Making healthy choices can be difficult at these kinds of parties. But with a few simple tips, you’ll have no problem at all. TipContinue reading ““Mom, Can I Get Some More?!” // Healthy BBQ Sides”

Dip it, Dunk it, Eat it! // Cool Cucumber Dip

One of my favorite ways to eat raw vegetables is dunked in a flavorful dip! Making your own dip is easy and fun….let’s get started! First, gather your ingredients. You’ll need garlic, dill, salt, lemon juice, and plain non-fat Greek yogurt. Using non-fat yogurt instead of mayonnaise makes this dip a healthier choice than whatContinue reading “Dip it, Dunk it, Eat it! // Cool Cucumber Dip”

Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies

Have you ever been to a farmers’ market? Farmers’ markets are fun places where farmers can sell delicious fruits and vegetables to people like you! They usually happen at a park or other community center during the summertime. People like shopping at farmers’ markets so they can buy fruits and vegetables that taste fresh andContinue reading “Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies”

Cool & Sweet // Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles

There’s nothing that says “SUMMER IS HERE” like a good ‘ol popsicle. Wouldn’t you agree? Popsicles, when made with healthy ingredients, can make for a great snack in the summertime. These Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles are a delicious way to eat your fruit and dairy. Learn more about fruits and dairy by clicking on their links!Continue reading “Cool & Sweet // Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles”

Summer Barbecues // A Handy Tool

The air is warming, the days are getting longer, and you may have smelt that sweet smell of the barbecue on your family’s Sunday walk….mmmm. Now I’m getting hungry! Barbecues get me thinking about hamburgers and grilled chicken (of course served with some fresh fruits and vegetables)! Meat is part of the protein group andContinue reading “Summer Barbecues // A Handy Tool”