Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 29 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Series – Healthy Choices with Rising Food Costs!

Another great option that some people never think of is serving dried fruit as a daily fruit serving.  Many kids love dried raisins or dried cranberries so why not try them out at home or at your KES Club! Dried fruit is made by taking the water out of the fruit by sun drying or

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January 27 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Series – Healthy Choices with Rising Food Costs!

Another way of choosing healthy options with rising food costs is serving frozen fruits and veggies more often.  Frozen vegetables may be even more healthful than some of the fresh produce sold in supermarkets.  Fruits and vegetables chosen for freezing tend to be processed at their peak ripeness, a time when—as a general rule—they are most nutrient-packed. At

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January 25 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Series – Healthy Choices with Rising Food Costs!

With food costs on the rise we are getting more and more questions from our KES clubs on what they should be serving when it comes to fruits and vegetables.  Over the next week we will be releasing a series of blogs to inform you on how to ensure we include fruits and veggies on your

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January 21 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun Snow Day Recipe!

Ever wonder what to serve your kids on a snow day?  Try this neat and healthy recipe with the kids on your next snow day.  Getting the kids involved in making healthy food fun  is key to having them enjoy the fruits of their labour. Serving these foods in creative ways can allow kids to

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January 14 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Exam Time = Crunch Time!

With many of our students preparing for midterm exams throughout the province in the coming weeks, 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 12 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Getting Organized !

One of the most essential characteristics of a successful KES Club is being organized. Many of our clubs organize their week supplies in containers and have them ready to go for the week.  This way volunteers can easily grab the bins and place them out for breakfast service.  Shopping ahead and planning menus is key to

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January 7 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun Cosmic Fruit Wrap

Ensuring our KES Clubs serve fruit daily is something we strive for all of our clubs to do.  Serving fruit in creative ways can help encourage children to try new fruits.  If ever there is a time where you have extra fruit on hand why not try chopping it up for a fruit salad or

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January 5 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

New Year = New Creative Menu!

The New Year means most of us are looking at our menus at home and at school to ensure we are making more healthy choices.  We all want to ensure we are providing our bodies with the best fuel possible to help us lead a strong and healthy life.  At our KES Clubs we need

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