Ingredient Highlight, Recipes

Recipe of the Week: Beef & Broccoli with Brown Rice

February is American Heart Health Month, which means this recipe is one with foods that can help keep your heart healthy! This recipe has whole grain brown rice as the base, and whole grains are part of a healthy diet. Many children don't have to worry about their heart health like adults do, but everyone… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Beef & Broccoli with Brown Rice

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Recipe of the Week: Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Breakfast in the winter is often eaten in the dark, but you can make each morning a little bit brighter with a yummy breakfast! Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins are a tasty and portable way to add a bite or two of fruit and whole grains to your day. Whole grains in the morning will give… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

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Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

Sometimes you may be faced with the choice of eating white bread or wheat bread. We understand it can be a tough dough-cision! Most of the time, we should choose to eat foods made with whole-grains. Using all parts of the grain will give you more nutrients to keep you healthy and strong! Whole-grains are… Continue reading Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

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Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts

September is Family Mealtime Month! Why do you think family mealtime is important? Eating meals together as a family will help you.... Make healthier choicesGet better gradesBe happier & kinder towards your siblingsMake good memories with your family The benefits of family meals don't only happen at dinnertime. You can also make lunch or breakfast… Continue reading Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts

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Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles

Many of you have started school this week and are probably wondering what to eat for breakfast! Getting out the door on time can be tricky, but having quick breakfasts on hand will make it easier. One of our favorite breakfasts to have on hand is waffles! Aaaaand, since it's national waffle day, we figured… Continue reading Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles

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Superstar Meals! // Tips from MyPlate

Do you know what it means to be a superstar? It means you're exceptional! The difference between GOOD and EXCEPTIONAL is usually small. Superstars remember to do the little things that make a difference in the long run. We can have exceptional health when we choose to make simple, healthy choices every day. Follow these… Continue reading Superstar Meals! // Tips from MyPlate

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Kids Eat Right Month! // 10 Tips for Healthy Kids

Did you know that August is Kids Eat Right month? This is a great opportunity to focus on small changes that can help us eat healthier and be more physically active! Eating healthy and being active can be FUN! Here are a couple of tips that will get the whole family involved. Pick one or… Continue reading Kids Eat Right Month! // 10 Tips for Healthy Kids

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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, and… Continue reading Satisfying Snacks // PB Honey Cereal Treats

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Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast

Having a good breakfast is the best way to fuel your fun for the 4th of July! These slices of Patriotic Toast provide you with whole-grains, protein, and fruit. Let's get started! Start with a few basic ingredients - bread, peanut butter, blueberries, bananas, and strawberries. Slice the strawberries into small strips. Follow the steps… Continue reading Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast

Physical Activity

Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You

No matter where you live in Utah, there's a trail for you and your family to explore! Hiking is a great way to have fun, be active, and make some memories! In order to have the best experience possible, you'll want to do a couple of key things: #1 Pack snacks - hiking makes you… Continue reading Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You

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My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes

Mother's Day is just around the corner! How will you show your mom you love her? My mom loves hand-drawn pictures, notes, and breakfast in bed. Think about making these Fluffy Wheat Pancakes for your mom this Sunday! Pancake breakfasts can include many food groups from MyPlate. How many food groups can you spot in… Continue reading My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes

Recipes

Mexican Quinoa

Time for a recipe that you can eat as a side dish or as the main meal. As mentioned in the last post - quinoa is a complete protein. All the amino acids (what protein is made of) that your body needs are found in quinoa. Cool! This recipe is full of flavor! To make… Continue reading Mexican Quinoa

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Crazy about Quinoa!

You may have heard of quinoa but have you ever given it a taste? If not, hopefully after reading this blog post you'll want to go find some quinoa to try! Quinoa has become rather popular over the last 5-10 years in the United States but its actually been around for centuries! Quinoa originates from… Continue reading Crazy about Quinoa!

Recipes

Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal

Are you ever in a hurry in the morning? Maybe you don't always have time to sit down for breakfast? If that is the case, this is the recipe for you! This recipe should be prepared at night, so that it is ready to go in the morning! It's easy to make and delicious! For… Continue reading Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal

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Just ‘oat’ and ‘ab-oat’

Review this post about oats and keep an eye out for a new oat recipe this week! Today we get to highlight oats! Oats are one of those ingredients that get overlooked sometimes, but can be used in so many ways. Sweet, savory, and everything in-between. All oats you buy from the store start off… Continue reading Just ‘oat’ and ‘ab-oat’