Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 28 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun Summer Snack

Try this fun summer snack at your next barbeque or back yard party. More often then not snacks at parties are usually high in fat and high in salt.  To entice kids to choose the healthier options – having items such as the Watermelon Pizza available may allow them to choose the healthier option. Bring

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July 26 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Packing Snacks for your Summer Road Trip

When planning your summer road trip sometimes the last thing we think to pack is healthy snacks. It’s important to think ahead and have them packed and ready to go.  This will help you avoid stopping for unhealthier snacks along the way.  Here are some simple ideas that won’t need much effort to pack –

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

Campfire Banana Taco Roll

Campfires always seems to be the center of any camping trip, maybe it’s because of those delicious treats we like to cook over them. Traditionally, campfire foods are high in fat, sugar and sodium, usually not the healthiest choices. This weekend instead of indulging in those “not so healthy” treats, try making something new, something

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July 19 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Cost Efficient Snacking

With budgets on the minds of many families these days, at Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL, we are always trying to come up with ways to serve healthy meals or snacks on a budget.  We always encourage our KES Clubs as well as families at home to buy items in bulk and prepare items ahead

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

Fresh Fruit Infused Water

Ensuring we drink enough water each day can be a task for adults and children.  During hot summer months it is more important than ever to keep hydrated and to avoid sugar filled beverages.  Replace sugary beverages with fresh fruit infused water.  Try your child’s favorite fruit, either fresh or frozen, with a few ice

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July 12 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Triple Berry Summer Salad

Adding fruit to salads is a great way to add extra fiber to your already nutritious salad.  Plan a day to go berry picking with this kids this summer and come home to make this Triple Berry Summer Salad.  Getting kids involved with making healthy foods can allow them to get excited about healthy eating. 

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

Portable Picnic Lunch!

On those nice hot summer days it’s sometimes hard to get our kids inside for lunch – so why not plan an easy outdoor picnic at your local park or even in your own backyard!  (If the weather doesn’t cooperate move your picnic inside and set up your picnic in the family room.  The kids will

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

Watermelon Slush

What could be better then a nice healthy slush on a hot summer day?  To avoid the convenience store sugar filled slushies try this homemade minimal ingredient slush with the kids for a mid day snack. Juicy Watermelon Slush Ingredients 4 cup – watermelon 1 fruit (2″ dia) – lime 1/2 cup – coconut sugar

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