Benefits of Blueberries

Want to help keep your kids’ minds sharp, their bones strong, and prevent chronic diseases? Learn about the benefits of blueberries! A blueberry’s sweet taste may make your little ones pop them in one-by-one like candy. But they have SO many more benefits than just being a healthy sweet treat. Blueberries are rich in polyphenols […]

Baby Meal Ideas with Baby-Safe Spices

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Here are savory and sweet meal ideas that include baby-safe spices and herbs to help boost flavor and nutrients in your infant’s diet. Are spices and herbs safe for baby? Yes! But wait until 6 months of age, when baby’s first foods are started! Did you know that many cultures add a spice of life […]

Simple and Healthy Baking Substitutions

healthy muffins in tin after baking

Missing a main baking ingredient that you thought you had in your kitchen? Read on for tips, tricks, and healthy baking substitutions to keep handy! Getting ready to bake up our favorite sweet treats means pulling out the same usual suspects—flour, butter, sugar, and eggs. But nothing kills a baking buzz like realizing you’re missing […]

Organic Produce: Protecting Yourself from Pesticides

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If buying organic is a priority but your budget is limited, here are the foods you want to purchase as organic! The U.S. Department of Agriculture found that even after washing, some fruits and vegetables consistently carry much higher levels of pesticide residue than others. The Environmental Working Group developed the list of the “dirty dozen” fruits and […]

10 Dinner Ideas – Healthy Whole Food Meals

10 Dinner Ideas Healthy Whole Food Meals

Here are 10 simple whole food dinners that are filled with color, good-for-you nutrients, and delicious flavors! Rotate them throughout the weeks so that you always have an option on hand! Black Bean Corn Tacos Black beans, sliced avocado, shredded romaine, salsa and shredded cheese in corn tortillas. Pineapple chunks for dessert. Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, […]

The ABC’s of Fruits and Vegetables and Beyond

This book for elementary school children uses the alphabet to explore food and farming through poems, activities, jokes, and riddles. by S. Charney and D. Goldbeck What is this book about? Part One teaches the ABC’s using poems to educate the reader about fruits and vegetables. Part Two takes the lesson a step beyond by […]

Top 10 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Better

These ten tips can make mealtime more fun and can improve your child’s food choices! 1.  Get them involved. Include them in meal prep by having them wash the veggies, set the table, fill the water cups and clean off the placements. 2. Grow your own groceries. This is the best way to eat seasonal and local, […]

5 Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Yoga

Do you practice yoga? If you do, you are already aware of the amazing benefits that yoga brings to your life. Why not share these valuable insights with your kids and bring them along? You can pass on a wonderful practice to your kids so that they can enjoy and develop their own practice. Here […]

Important Steps to Start a Garden

Growing you own food is good for the planet! But it can be intimidating to start a garden if it’s your first time or you haven’t had success in the past. Here are a few Simple Gardening Tips to get you started: Start off small. Don’t overwhelm yourself by starting a garden that is too […]