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Fruits and Vegetables


Have Picky Eaters at Home? Here Are 5 Ways to Sneak in Veggies

Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. The USDA currently recommends at least 1 cup of vegetables a day for children 2-3 years…


Healthy Dessert Alternatives – Easy Fruit Whip

Looking for tasty & fun ways to enjoy dessert? Check out these fruit whip recipes both kids & adults LOVE! Check out our other healthy…


Ten Ways to Boost Your Family’s Fruit and Vegetable Intake

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Colors in fruits and vegetables are produced by plant chemicals called phytochemicals. Each color, including white, beige, black and brown is produced by one or more…


Did You Know… Veggies’ unique colors are packed with health promoting power?

Each color group of fruits and vegetables supplies a variety of health benefits while providing visual appeal to your plate.  Be sure to include an…


Get Seasonal in Your Kitchen

Grocery shopping can be expensive, especially when it comes to produce. But serving your family a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables is such an…


What to Include in Your Picnic Basket

When it’s sunny outside is there any better way to enjoy the weather than to get out of the house and under the trees for a…


Kid Friendly Nutrition Activities for You and Your Family

These three fun activities will help add color and essential nutrients to your family’s diet. Creating a Color Chart A color chart can be a great…


How to Get the Most From Your Farmer’s Market

What you choose to eat is the most important step to overall health. Everyone can benefit from consuming a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and seeds…


Hey Parents… Eat Your Fruit and Veggies Too!

Studies have shown that children will mimic what their parents eat, so the key to change is up to you. “Be a good role model by eating…


Getting Your Child to Like Fruits and Veggies (Again!)

When parents say their child doesn’t like fruits and vegetables, I try to imagine why. After all, didn’t that same little human being love eating…


Making Fruits and Veggies Fun!

Getting your kids interested in eating fruits and vegetables, let alone trying new ones, may seem like an impossible feat. What I’ve learned over the…


Fruits & Veggies as Unique as Your Child

You’ve heard it many times, “to get your kids to eat more healthy fruits and vegetables you gotta keep carrot sticks in the fridge and fresh fruit…


Colorize Your Diet and Kids Will Enjoy their Fruits and Veggies

Elisa Zied, MS, RD, author of Feed Your Family Right  reveals the fact that many kids need to try some foods multiple times before they begin to…