Monthly Archives: January 2015

January 29 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Vitamin D in the Winter Months!

Calcium and Vitamin D are two main nutrients we all need in our diet for healthy growth and development, especially in children. Calcium helps us build and maintain strong bones and teeth, very important for the growing children attending our clubs! What many people don’t realize is that one of the main roles of vitamin

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January 27 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Baked Breakfast Parfait

Sometimes there’s nothing better then a warm breakfast to get yourself going on these cold winter mornings.  Try out this delicious breakfast recipe at your Kids Eat Smart Club this week: Ingredients: 1 large apple 1 pear ¼ cup berries (I used raspberries) 3 tbsp. greek yogurt 1 cup granola (ensure no allergies in your

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January 22 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Exam Times = Busy Mornings!

With many of our students preparing for midterm exams throughout the province this week, they may be feeling very overwhelmed and busy. Often the first thing to fall to the wayside when we are busy is eating! Research shows students can concentrate better on a full stomach, so eating breakfast during this stressful time is

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January 20 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Getting Your Kids in the Kitchen!

Getting your kids in the kitchen can not only make dinner time easier, it can also help your kids develop cooking skills. Younger kids can help set the table and take drink orders. Older kids can help chop vegetables with a soft knife, toss salads or pastas, and pretty much do anything under supervision of

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January 15 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Inside Out Pancakes!

Check out this neat recipe your kids will love! What you’ll need: Pancake mix Berries finely chopped or frozen berries The Steps: First mix pancake mix. Then, chop up some berries very finely or use frozen berries. Then pour1 tablespoon of pancake mix onto a heated and well greased skillet.  You can then spread the mix

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January 13 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun & Healthy Frozen Yogurt Buttons

Making healthy foods fun and exciting for kids can encourage them to choose healthier options more often. Sometimes children say they don’t like a particular food, but if offered in a different or creative way they will often try it and like it! Check out this simple idea as a neat snack for your kids to

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January 9 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Healthy Start to Your Day

Some people associate smoothies with summer but smoothies can be a year round delicious start to your day. Smoothies can kick start your metabolism and give you that energy boost you need to get yourself out the door on those cold winter mornings. Having frozen fruit on hand makes smoothies a breeze to whip up for

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January 6 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

New Year = New Menu!

Now that the new year is here and Kids Eat Smart Clubs are staring up again it’s important to have a look at our menu’s and ensure that each meal is planned with the recommended daily food groups.  Here is an example of a well balanced KES breakfast! Milk and Alternative – 250 ml Milk Vegetables and Fruit

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