Monthly Archives: August 2015

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

Blueberry Picking!

Blueberry picking season has arrived! Get out with your family this weekend to enjoy some quality time outdoors and enjoy a sweet healthy treat afterwards. Blueberries are very nutritious and have many benefits; they are rich in dietary antioxidants and a variety of vitamins and minerals. They are high in fibre and may contribute to heart health

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

Zucchini Boat Recipe

Sometimes getting kids to try new vegetables can be a tough task.  Making recipes fun for the kids can encourage them to eat new foods.  Have them help out in the kitchen to put this simple nutritious recipe together. Simple Zucchini Boat Recipe with Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella Ingredients 2 medium – zucchini 1 dash –

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

Quick and Easy Stuffed Potatoes

With soccer games, trips to the park and beautiful summer days spent outside most families don’t want to spend time inside making supper.   For many of us we want something quick and easy at the end of the day. Quick and easy doesn’t always have to mean unhealthy! Check out this nutritious recipe as a

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

Fresh Fish Taco

With many of our freezers full of fresh fish from the food fishery here in Newfoundland and Labrador, some of us may be  wondering how to serve it up in a healthy way.  Canada’s Food Guide recommends you eat at least two Food Guide servings of fish per week. One serving is equal to 75 grams (2 ½

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

Birthday Party Treat Basket!

Take this nutritious basket to your next Birthday Party or Family gathering! This watermelon basket is surprisingly easy and does not require any special equipment beyond a large carving knife, an ice cream scoop and a small paring knife. Directions: Similar to a carving a pumpkin with a non-toxic marker, draw a two parallel lines, about two

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

Breakfast Smoothie Bowl!

Sometimes eating healthy can be made easier by simply changing the way we serve up healthy foods. Check out this simple recipe – who would have thought about a smoothie in a bowl! Kids will love it! Serve up this healthy morning smoothie in a bowl, load it with fruit, nuts and granola. Use whatever fruits

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

Apple Ladybug Treat

Making food fun with this creative afternoon snack. Making healthy food fun shapes can make kids excited about eating healthy! Apple Ladybug Treat Ingredients Red apples 1/4 Cup raisins Peanut butter 8 Thin pretzel sticks Directions Slice apples in half from top to bottom and scoop out the cores using a knife or melon baller. If you

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

Fresh Summer Salsa

Try this fresh summer salsa as a mid-afternoon treat! Have the items chopped and ready to go and kids can help mix the salsa together. You can play around with jalapeno and garlic amounts and some kids may be sensitive to these flavours. Homemade Salsa Ingredients: 1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup corn kernels,

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