April 19 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Mini Strawberry Yogurt Parfait

I was out to a Kids Eat Smart Club this week and saw a great idea for an easy mini yogurt parfait, perfect to serve the kids in the morning. Using a small Dixie cup allows for the perfect portion size for smaller kids. Volunteers in our KES Clubs sometimes struggle with what to serve

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April 17 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Celebrating our KES Club Volunteers!

We are happy to celebrate National Volunteer this week with all of our Kids Eat Smart Club volunteers. We have the support of over 6,100 volunteers throughout Newfoundland and Labrador so we certainly know the importance of volunteers in our community. We would not be able to operate our KES Clubs without them.  They help

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April 12 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

National Grill Cheese Day!

In Celebration of National Grill Cheese Day why not try a grill cheese this week at your KES Club. Many of our clubs like to serve grill cheese once a week to have something warm and comforting for the kids in the morning. We always encourage whole wheat bread to ensure we are getting enough fibre, and hard cheese.

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April 10 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Bagel Crunch!

Schools are always looking for new, fresh menu items for their KES Clubs. We encourage all of our clubs to switch up their menu to include a new menu item the kids haven’t seen before. Changing things up for the kids helps to keep them engaged and excited about attending Breakfast Club each morning. Try

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April 5 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Great news for NL!

Yesterday our Province got some great news! We now have a new Dial-a-Dietitian service through our local 811 HealthLine. People throughout the province now have access to the services of a Registered Dietitian by phone (811) or via email no matter where they live in Newfoundland and Labrador. Dietitians are available to speak with callers

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April 3 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Frozen Yogurt Pops!

With the sun shining today and the snow melting Spring is just around the corner. Trying fun, fresh breakfast menu ideas help kids get excited about eating healthy. Serving items in fun shapes and with colorful wrapping are always a crowd pleaser in our Kids Eat Smart Clubs. Try this fun recipe at home this

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March 29 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Happy Easter!

With all holidays I like to include a festive, fun and healthy breakfast for my kids at home. It starts their day off with a full belly and adds some added excitement to the already exciting morning. Serve up this cute bunny to your kids on Easter morning. You can get creative and use whatever fruit you have

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March 27 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Springtime Smoothie!

Spring has arrived! With the sun shining and the snow melting we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Spring is a great time to introduce new fresh menu items into your Kids Eat Smart Club. Smoothies are always a welcomed addition to our Clubs. Many clubs serve smoothies once a week

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March 20 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun Fruit Kebabs

Kids always love a fun fruit kebab. You can really use any fruit you like along with some yogurt for dipping. Making fruit fun and interesting for kids encourages them to choose fruit more often and allows them to get excited about healthy eating. Try this fun recipe in your KES Club this week: Fun

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March 15 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Nutrition Month – The Potential to Bring us Together

In Celebration of Nutrition Month we are giving tips from the campaign all month long. The theme this year is “Unlock the Potential of Food!”. The fifth topic is The Potential to Bring us Together. As Newfoundlanders and Labradorians we know that food brings us all together. From family gatherings to birthday parties, in every celebration

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