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 areContinue reading “Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition”

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 choices Get better grades Be happier & kinder towards your siblings Make good memories with your family The benefits of family meals don’t only happen at dinnertime. You can also makeContinue reading “Good Morning! // Create Family Breakfasts”

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 figuredContinue reading “Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles”

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 theseContinue reading “Superstar Meals! // Tips from MyPlate”

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 orContinue reading “Kids Eat Right Month! // 10 Tips for Healthy Kids”

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”

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 stepsContinue reading “Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast”

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 youContinue reading “Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You”

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 inContinue reading “My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes”

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 makeContinue reading “Mexican Quinoa”