There are some rumors that an apple has just as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. The truth is, apples contain no caffeine (great post here on Livestrong.com. HOWEVER given the high level of natural sugar they contain, apples are a very healthy alternative to caffeine, and a great afternoon pick-me-up. For an added bonus, […]
This was a fabulous tip that came in from a member of our Facebook community. She suggests letting those starving kiddos munch on veggies while they sit in the kitchen watching mom or dad prepare dinner. Not only does this ensure they are getting an ample portion of the good stuff, it also puts them […]
Pancakes don't always have to be covered in syrup to taste good. As an alternative, spread pancake with your kid's favorite flavor of yogurt. Then (because cutting can be tricky for little ones) roll that pancake up for a hand-held breakfast treat with a kick of sweet protein.
When shopping for food it’s important to go with a plan. Make a list before hand so you don’t make impulse buys. Make sure to look at nutritional info on the products your buying and it’s important that you don’t shop hungry.
Written by Marshall O'Brien, for Produce For Kids Is this a typical morning scenario at home? Kids eat breakfast and then an hour later they seem lethargic and restless. Wondering why? We have news. Their restless mood could possibly be attributed to the food they are eating. Eating “real” food helps kids have a balanced […]
What do Julia Childs, Jamie Oliver, and Alice Waters have in common? They engage their audience. What’s the connection with engagement and employee wellness programs? Employee wellness programs will not be effective without people truly connecting to the message of healthy eating. Julia Childs was a pioneer in illustrating cooking in a simple and fun […]
By Marshall O'Brien, written for Produce for Kids The weather is heating up and summer is right around the corner. It’s time for outdoor cooking once again. When it comes to getting kids involved with cooking, grilling offers a great opportunity to experience fruits and vegetables in refreshing new ways. Asparagus, zucchini, and yellow squash […]