Chef works with schools to promote healthy living Promoting healthy and smart eating at school can, hopefully, reach to the home, said O’Brien. “We want to help change what is happening at home,” he said. “Let’s have more nutritious meals at home.”
What a privilege. Thanks to Nutrition for Kids and Connie Evers, one of my recipes, quinoa kale chili, was featured in Paul Pierce's the Truth on Health Blog. His foundation serves to provide educational and life-enriching opportunities for under-served youth. You can see the post here.
How about providing some fun and tasty alternatives for kids this Halloween season? Here are some food and non-food ideas of mine that will make great treats for your little monsters this Halloween.
Tired of the same old lunches? Here are some practical tips for both kids and adults to add some nutritious, decliciousness into every-day lunches for work or school.
I had the fantastic pleasure today of cooking with the nutrition staff at Waconia Public Schools. We served up a delicious, nutritious school lunch that we all enjoyed! While it’s not realistic to think this entire meal will be on the menu when school starts next week, Waconia and other districts we’re working with will be slowly introducing new entrees and side dishes in keeping with the new USDA regulations for school lunch programs.
Here’s the entire menu, with recipes, so you can try them at home. Enjoy!
To satiate sweet-craving kiddos, ditch the sugary, processed candy and serve nature’s candy as a healthy alternative, like these frozen banana pops.
Create new memories and lasting traditions with your own kids by bringing them into the kitchen and creating your own recipes. Let them get creative. No rules. Experiment with flavors and ingredients. Then, when you have your favorites, jot them down on a recipe card as keepsakes.
Your mom always told you not to play with your food, right? Well, she'd probably approve of this snack that you make, wear, and then eat! It's a cereal necklace! (Kind of like those candy ones, but so much better for you!) First, find some string or dental floss, and cut it to the length [...]
Here's a fun tip – use a cookie cutter to make fun shapes out of frut (mellons work great), and gobble them up with your friends for a snack! You could even get creative and design a scene – think about cutting out shapes to build a tower, animals to build a zoo…use your imagination, [...]
This fruit-smoothie is easy snack for students ready to study or jump in to an after-school activity.