Kid Approved Beverages

  High sugar and high calorie beverages have been a significant contributor to childhood obesity.  It is important to start monitoring how many sugary beverages kids are drinking in a day. There are so many natural, low calorie and flavorful drink choices available these days. On the flip side, there are even more nutrient less…

Pack a Punch for School Lunch

  In the last decade there have been multiple big changes made to our kids food lunch programs.  Most of these changes have been leading to healthier options.  More whole grains are incorporated into meals, more consistent protein sources, increase in fruit and a huge decrease in sugary beverages.  There are still a few ways…

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

  Every parent knows the struggle of getting their kids to eat their vegetables.  The most important message that we can send out is that kids can eat what we eat!  Restaurants and media have made us think that kids need to eat things like chicken nuggets, pizza, mac and cheese, hot dogs and spaghetti. …

Products to Help Get Your Kids Get into Nutrition!

This month our blogs are dedicated to kids nutrition! There are so many interesting topics we would love to discuss over the next few weeks. You can start off by looking at some of these helpful products to help feed your child more nutritious food and get them into the kitchen.  Some of these products…

Heart Healthy Recipes

This week we wanted to provide you with heart healthy recipes that incorporate a bunch of the foods we have been talking about in our other blogs this month.  They are simple and easy to follow.  Please try these recipes out and let us know what you think. Greek Breakfast Sandwich Ingredients: handful of fresh…

Best Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

Your heart health is vitally important for your longevity!  The most important thing to remember is that maintaining good heart health is just as important when you are younger as it is when you are getting older. The name of the game is minimizing damage throughout your life instead of trying to reverse damage when…