Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 30 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Rainy Day Lunch

On days like today – cool, gray and rainy – we prefer to enjoy a warm satisfying lunch, rather than the daily cold sandwiches or salads. Like adults, kids also enjoy something warm on days like this.  You may need to brain storm and think of some healthy dishes you can cook for lunch; avoid

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

Blueberry Peach Salsa

Earlier this week I shared with you some of the benefits of blueberries and a delicious recipe that you could try. Once again, this recipe also has blueberries as a main ingredient – it is blueberry season after all!  The below recipe has a unique twist on your traditional vegetable and fruit salsas, combining the

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

It’s Blueberry Season!

It’s that time of year again…blueberry season!! If you’re like me, you love fresh local blueberries.  Whether you pick them yourself or buy them locally on the side of the road or at a market, the taste of freshly picked blueberries can’t be beat. Blueberries are very nutritious and have many health benefits; they are

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

A Guide to Choosing a Lunch Box for Back to School

Like you, many parents and caregivers often struggle with knowing what to pack for their child’s lunch during the school day – I agree, it’s not always easy. With so many restrictions and limitations in schools today, packing lunches can be very difficult. Throughout the school year I will post some great lunch ideas for

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

Veggie and Fruit Buffet!

If you are like most parents, you have a continuous battle trying to get nutritious foods such as vegetables and fruits into your children’s daily menu. Like you, parents are always looking for ways to add more veggies and fruits into their diets, sometimes it’s not only hiding them that will work but it may

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

Omelette in a Bag!

When camping we often struggle with meal planning. The most obvious choices are usually barbequing and take out, but there are so many more things you can enjoy for your meals, and many of them can be cooked right over your campfire. I always struggle with breakfast ideas – cold cereal always seems to be

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August 9 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Orange Creamsicles!

Children are always looking for a nice cold treat during the warm summer days. Avoid the high sugar traditional ice creams and frozen treats and try making a delicious homemade one your whole family will love. This delicious Orange Creamsicle recipe will have all the children talking! Ingredients 1.5 cups of freshly squeezed orange juice

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

Summertime Desserts for the Grill!

During the summer we tend to cook many meals over the BBQ; whether it’s chicken, steak, burgers, grilled veggies or another delicious dish, everyone loves BBQ! Once you’ve enjoyed your delicious meal, what about dessert?  Dessert is usually part of the meal where we have a tendency to overindulge; they are usually high in fat,

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

Healthy Picnics for the Whole Family

Many of us are enjoying the warm summer days at our local parks, pools, splash pads and beaches. You may be rushed when you are getting ready for a day at the park, or wherever you may be heading, you should try to take time to plan your snacks and meals for the day. While

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