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Valentine's Veggies- Special Dinner for Awesome Kids
Feb11

Valentine’s Veggies- Special Dinner for Awesome Kids

While I'm definitely snagging some alone time with my husband, I'm also deeply in love with my kids! Valentine's Day is to "express your love to those you love", so of course we include the children.  Having family traditions for…

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MyPlate for the Picky Eater
Jan02

MyPlate for the Picky Eater

Teaching balanced eating to children can sometimes be difficult to achieve.  Often, kids want to eat only what they want to eat, and don't really care or think about eating for nutritional purposes.   My kids get stuck in food…

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Teaching Nutrition to Rambunctious 10 Year Old Boys
Dec06

Teaching Nutrition to Rambunctious 10 Year Old Boys

I had the opportunity to teach a group of 10 year old Cub Scouts (Webelos) a nutrition lesson to earn their Fitness badge yesterday.  I actually love teaching this one.  I have taught it at least 6 times to different…

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Top 10 Healthy MyPlate Inspired Crockpot Meals
Nov28

Top 10 Healthy MyPlate Inspired Crockpot Meals

A slow cooker is one of the best ways to have dinner waiting for you in order to avoid the drive-thru!   However, just the food you put in the slow cooker, may not make a complete and balanced meal!…

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Super Healthy Kids Re-Designed with a GIVEAWAY!
Oct02

Super Healthy Kids Re-Designed

*Giveaway has ended! Congrats to: Joni and Stephanie!! I've sent you both an email! Thanks everyone for your kind words.  We are so happy to  have so many great friends! Super Healthy Kids has gone through several changes over the…

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MyPlate Meal Ideas
Sep27

MyPlate Meal Ideas

Check out our meal ideas for making half your meal fruits and vegetables!   Feeding our kids healthy food doesn't need to be complicated. A few simple rules, summarized from the most recent dietary guidelines is a fast and easy…

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Lesson Plan Image
Sep27

Tools For Teaching and Grant Opportunities

Current Nutrition Education Grants School Grants for Healthy Kids : 1000 Schools can receive grants from $500-$5000 to support school breakfast and physical activity programs- Deadline May 2, 2014  Apply Here. Lesson Plans- School Age Pre-school The Alphabet's Healthiest Food Academy…

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Healthy Crockpot Stir Fry
Aug31

Healthy Crockpot Stir Fry

Sorry for the lack of photos today- Sometimes, although it tastes amazing, I can not get meat to look good.  But don't let that stop you from making this no-stress, no-mess, healthy dinner!  Of course, we like to stack our…

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Guide to Toddler Portion Sizes
Apr19

Guide to Toddler Portion Sizes

  It's so exciting when your chubby little baby begins to walk, or 'toddle' their way into a toddler.  But with that comes the challenges of feeding and introducing all sorts of wonderful foods to this little person.  A lot…

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SHK-HealthyHabitsPlate
Nov23

Healthy Plates

Use the plates to make one meal healthier at your house! Just one! I call it the, CHANGE ONE MEAL CHALLENGE! Choose breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and balance it according to the plates illustrations. Then you will know that your…

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