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Choosing Healthy Snacks Away From Home

Moms, do you worry about what your teens might be eating away from home? As your children grow up and spend more time away from the home, it’s important to teach them to choose snacks and drinks on their own to help them learn healthy choices early in life. Healthy habits now lend to your child… Read more »

 

Choosing Healthy Snacks for Kids

Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat healthy foods? It can sometimes be hard to get your children to enjoy healthy snacks; particularly fruits and vegetables. Your children want to be just like you so what your children see you eating can influence their snacking choices. Purchasing fresh, canned, or frozen fruits and… Read more »

 

Fun and Easy Ways to Eat Fruits and Veggies

Are you struggling to come up with healthy and tasty meals and snacks for your children when they come home from school? Do you need ideas on how to easily add vegetables to your child’s dinners? It doesn’t have to be hard to do this! The tips and meal ideas in this video will leave your kids asking for… Read more »

 

Little Dippers Eat More Fruits and Veggies

It’s no secret that getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables is a tough job, for parents, schools, and nutrition education programs like us. There are a lot of reasons why, but today we’ll focus on taste. While fruits are naturally sweet, vegetables tend to have stronger, sometimes bitter flavors that kids don’t like.… Read more »

 

How to Make Snack Time Healthy?

Today’s post was written by Theresa Gilson, DTR, Dietetic Intern. Snack time can be challenging. Sometimes it is easier to grab that bag of potato chips than to search for a healthy alternative. What type of snacks does your family like to eat? How many snacks do you or your kids eat each day? What… Read more »

 

Avoiding the Freshman Fifteen

Written by Kelsey Tripp Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 If you are in college, you may be afraid of gaining the dreaded “freshman fifteen”. I often find myself eating chips, cookies, and other tasty snacks, but I later regret those empty calories. Everyone should eat those delicious treats on occasion, but it is important… Read more »

 

Your “Apple a Day” Made Fun

Written by Kelli George Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 We have all heard that ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’, right? But who really feels like eating a plain apple EVERY SINGLE DAY? Apples are delicious, but I know that I am not the only one who gets tired of eating the… Read more »