Monthly Archives: June 2015

June 30 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Backyard BBQ – Summer Salad!

Summer is just getting started and that means so are the festive backyard barbeques!  Ensuring we eat healthy on summer holidays can be a hard task for many of us, especially kids.   It’s important to plan ahead and try eating a healthy well-balanced meal prior to the party or be eat smart while snacking at

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June 25 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Freezable French Toast Sticks!

Summer can be a busy time for most families!  Making breakfast quick, easy and delicious can be a hard task to keep up all year round. Make these delicious French toast sticks ahead of time to enjoy on those busy summer mornings. Freezable French Toast Sticks What you’ll need: 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk of

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June 23 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Eating Smart on Summer Road Trips!

Road trips to the family cabin or to go and see Nanny and Poppy around the bay are summer traditions for many families in Newfoundland and Labrador. Snacking on the run can always be a challenge when looking for healthy options.  When preparing ahead you can be sure to avoid that common hungry walk through

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June 18 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Encouraging New Foods With Kids!

At KES we always encourage Clubs to try new foods with their kids. At times, there is resistance as they feel the kids just won’t eat something new.  Many children are picky eaters, which can be frustrating when trying new foods in your Kids Eat Smart Club.  Not wanting to try new foods is actually

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June 16 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

A Healthy Frozen Treat!

Serve up this healthy instant frozen yogurt treat at your KES club this week!  It’s quick and easy and a good way to use up any frozen fruit you may have on hand. It’s easy to swap out yogurt and fruit to satisfy personal preferences.  Just swap the strawberries and bananas with 4 cups of

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June 11 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Stay Hydrated this Summer!

Drinking as much water as possible is the best way to keep hydrated, but you don’t have to just drink water, you can eat it as well! There are many delicious foods that contain an ample supply of water such as watermelon, cucumber, lettuce greens, tomato sauces, eggplant, applesauce, zucchini, cantaloupe, colorful bell peppers, pears,

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

Watermelon Pops

Serving fruits and veggies in creative and exciting ways for kids helps to encourage more servings of fruit with kids on a daily basis. Mostly anything served on a stick kids gravitate towards. Serve up this refreshing treat at your Kids Eat Smart Club this week! Watermelon Pops Ingredients 1 small watermelon 1 cup pomegranate juice Directions Slice

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June 4 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Cleaning out your Cupboards!

With the school year winding down it’s important to think ahead and prepare to make the most of our last few weeks at our KES Club.  Hosting your KES Club until the last week of school is important to ensure all students have access to a healthy meal each day they attend school. As it

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June 2 , 2015 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Year End Breakfast Celebration!

With school winding down for the year some KES Clubs like to host a special year end breakfast celebration for their students and supporters.  Some clubs like to invite their community supporters, volunteers, and teachers to thank them for the support they have given to them throughout the school year.  Pick a morning over the

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