Healthy Kids

Hydration when Hiking with Kids
Aug26

Hydration when Hiking with Kids

Our family does a lot of hiking! We have to, as we live in the beautiful and amazing state of Utah. We have mountains all around us. As soon as the snow starts to melt, we get our hiking boots…

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Kids Cucumber Dip and Spears
Jul23

Kids Cucumber Dip and Spears

Amy and I are always talking about ways to get kids in the kitchen.  We believe that teaching your kids to cook and learn kitchen skills, strongly encourages good eating habits that will stick with them long after they move…

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Basic Pancakes- 6 Ways
Jul18

Basic Pancakes- 6 Ways

My kids are pancake FAN-atics! My 15 year old has been making his own pancakes since kindergarten.  He asks for pancakes every year on his birthday- and if he ever got a chance to go, I'm sure IHOP would be…

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Healthy Grilled Cheese Wafflewich
Jul18

Healthy Grilled Cheese Wafflewich

In order for our future generation to truly be healthy, they need kitchen skills!  Teaching kids to cook is as vital as teaching them to balance a checkbook.  This week we want to share a few different recipes that are…

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Kickin' It In Summer - With Proper Hydration-img
Jun09

Kickin’ It In Summer – With Proper Hydration

Summer is a great time to add more fitness into your already busy life.  (Really, it is!) With the kids out of school, your rigid schedule can relax and you can take part in all of their fun, too.  Whether…

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Grilling Time Is Family Time!-img
Jun02

Grilling Time Is Family Time!

In my household (and maybe yours too!) grilling day is an "all-hands-on-deck" kind of day.  My husband is always the grill master, I am the grill food prep and the kids will do such things as setting the table, opening…

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"Sporting" the Sandwich-img
May12

“Sporting” the Sandwich

If you keep up with our blog, you already know how much our families struggle with packing nutrient dense and convenient foods for sporting events and practices that fall right in the middle of dinnertime.  Well, it's actually a bit…

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Making My Own Sandwich {Kids in the Kitchen}
May12

Making My Own Sandwich {Kids in the Kitchen}

It's sandwich week!  At first thought, you may wonder why we would bother.  But we love sandwiches!  It's the very first thing I taught my kids to make in the kitchen, on their own.  Teaching kids to prepare their own…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake- For Kids!
May02

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake- For Kids!

Our email box is full of parents, concerned that their child is not getting enough protein for one reason or another.  It's a valid concern!  Sometimes, picky eaters might barely get the proper amount of any micronutrients in a given…

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Busy Activities for Kids So You Can Cook Dinner
Apr30

Busy Activities for Kids So You Can Cook Dinner

The dreaded hour.  You know the one I'm talking about.  It may be 4:00pm, for some its 5:00pm, or even 6:00pm.  The hour before dinner when the kids have saved up all of their fighting, whining, crying, and let it…

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Homemade Mixes- Blueberry Muffins
Apr21

Homemade Mixes- Blueberry Muffins

This week we are all about quick (and still healthy) meals!  You can follow us this week on social media (like facebook , pinterest, or instagram) by using the hashtag #healthyfastfood.   Our first quick meal idea is to have homemade…

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