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Halloween treats for kids

Halloween treats for kids

  Here are three spooky, kid-friendly treats that won’t break the bank. Grab your kids for one of these easy and fun recipes just in time for Halloween!

How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

The third and final blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors will cover growing microgreens. Note: growing microgreens is more technical than the previous blogs in the series due to necessary steps that reduce potential health risks.

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

In the second blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors, we’ll be discussing green onions. Green onions, also called scallions, are great for adding flavor to soups, omelets, marinades, and more. We’ll show you how to grow your own green onions in less than 2 weeks!

7 ways to move on Memorial Day

7 ways to move on Memorial Day

Staying physically active can help protect your health and lower your risk for certain diseases. It’s recommended that adults spend 2.5 hours each week doing moderately intense activity (like fast walking) or 1 hour and 15 minutes of intense activity (like jogging or running).

Top Five Salads for Summer

Top Five Salads for Summer

Farmer’s market season is starting up and summer fruits and veggies are coming into season! We’re counting down five of our favorite salads perfect for those Southern summer days out on the porch. They are fresh, crunchy, and oh-so-tasty. Each recipe comes with its own salad dressing so that you are in control of the […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Green Recipes for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Green Recipes for Kids

Getting kids to eat healthily can be tough. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve pulled three healthy, GREEN recipes that kids will love. The best part? They’re kid-friendly to make, so grab your mini-chef and start cooking!

It’s here: a healthier pumpkin spice latte you can make at home

It’s here: a healthier pumpkin spice latte you can make at home

Its fall, y’all!

11 Tips for Planning a Smart Grocery Trip

11 Tips for Planning a Smart Grocery Trip

Have you ever wanted tips on how to shop for more healthful foods while sticking to a budget? Look no further! Here are 11 ways to have a smarter shopping trip.

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6 Smart Snacks on the Go

6 Smart Snacks on the Go

Packing a nutritious snack ahead of time can help you avoid resorting to fast food when you’re on the go. Here are a few snack ideas that taste great and will give you the energy you need to make the most of your day.

Fresh and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

If you’re worried about spoilage, think about buying frozen fruit or veggies – or even freezing your own.  Fruits and vegetables hold up well in the freezer and you can quickly add frozen veggies to soups, spaghetti sauce, scrambled eggs, or hot dishes and no one would ever know they had been stored in the […]

Fun Food for Kids

Fun Food for Kids

It can be difficult to find healthy, affordable foods that kids will actually enjoy. Children’s tastes are still developing and most kids go through some sort of picky stage. However, childhood is an extremely important time in life for building food habits that can last a lifetime.

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Cut Back on Your Kid’s Sweet Treats

Cut Back on Your Kid’s Sweet Treats

Serve Small Portions It’s not necessary to get rid of all sweets and desserts. Show kids that a small number of treats can go a long way. Use smaller bowls and plates for these foods. Have them share a candy bar or split a large cupcake.

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Kid-Friendly Veggies and Fruits

Kid-Friendly Veggies and Fruits

Homemade Trail Mix Skip the pre-made trail mix and make your own. Use your favorite nuts and dried fruits, such as unsalted peanuts, cashews, walnuts, or sunflower seeds mixed with dried apples, pineapple, cherries, apricots, or raisins. Add whole-grain cereals to the mix, too. Bugs on a Log Use celery, cucumber, or carrot sticks as […]

Choices in Activity and Overcoming Barriers

Choices in Activity and Overcoming Barriers

Physical activity isn’t just exercise – it is any way you move your body using energy. Dancing, walking, and gardening are all fun examples of physical activity.