Kids Eat Smart Foundation | 2016/February

Monthly Archives: February 2016

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

Easy to Grab and Go Fruit & Veggies!

We have come across this neat idea in a few of our KES Clubs throughout the Province – serving up fruit in a muffin liner! This is fun way to serve mixed fruit at your school!  Serving fruit in fun ways can encourage kids to try new foods because, sometimes it’s a struggle to serve fruit. Cut up

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February 23 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Blitz – Province Wide Food Drive for KES Clubs

With the food costs rising throughout our province, we rely on our community supporters more than ever to help support our KES Clubs! To increase awareness and donations to our KES Clubs, we are asking you and your school community to participate in a province wide Food Drive, which we have called a Breakfast Blitz. Hosting a

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February 18 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Simple & Delicious Yogurt Parfaits

KES Clubs are always looking for new ideas to serve to their students.  We often share with them recipes that work for other KES Clubs and we find when yogurt parfaits are served they always go over really well with the students.  It’s a simple concept but served in a fun and fancy way.  You probably already have

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February 16 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Choosing the Best Cereal for your KES Club!

A question we often get from our KES Clubs and from parents is – what cereal should we be serving our children?  The cereal aisle can certainly be overwhelming for us all!  Here are some key things to pay attention to when looking at the ingredient labels of cereals for your KES Club and at

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February 11 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Healthy Valentine’s Treats!

Try these healthy Valentine’s Day recipes at your KES Club or at home this weekend to celebrate the holiday of love!  Serving up anything red or in the shape of hearts is a easy way to make your breakfast a Valentine’s treat. KES Recipe Box – Feb 2016 Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with

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February 4 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Celebrating Valentine’s Day!

With Valentine’s day just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about creative healthy recipe ideas!  Incorporating healthy red fruits into breakfast that day is a great and easy way to make things festive. Try this simple recipe to serve at home or in your KES club in the coming weeks to help celebrate Valentine’s

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February 2 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Going Heart Healthy for February!

February is National Heart Healthy Month! It’s a great month to start thinking about heart healthy foods. Making simple changes to your diet can help your heart in the long run. These are few steps you and your family can take to be more heart healthy all year round: Steps You Can Take: 1. Eat

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