Monthly Archives: October 2016

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

Pumpkin Muffins!

In our last blog we talked a little about the health benefits of pumpkin and pumpkin seeds. I shared with you a delicious recipe that you could try with the seeds you scooped out when you carved your pumpkin.  If you haven’t already tried it, do it!!  Roasting the seeds is a great way to

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

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds!

During this past weekend and throughout this week, many of us have or will be carving pumpkins – it’s always so much fun for the whole family and makes a great decoration! Pumpkins aren’t only a fun addition to the Halloween season, but they are also tasty and nutritious!  Both the seeds and the actual

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October 20 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Festive Halloween Treats for Your KES Club!

During the holidays many of our KES Club volunteers enjoy doing something a little special for their students. Sometimes it’s a big pancake breakfast, a special smoothie day, or delicious muffins and other times it’s simply making the food you always serve, festive.  Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to get

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

Healthy After School Snacks for the Busy Family

The start of the school year means the beginning of fall and that is always a busy time for many parents, caregivers and children. After school, many children participate in daily extracurricular activities, leaving little time for their evening meal.  We have to remember that eating a proper and well balanced meal during morning, lunch

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October 13 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Burrito Bites!

Many of our KES Clubs are unable to serve eggs due to severe egg allergies within their schools, but we do have some Clubs that have the ability to serve eggs. Our Clubs that are fortunate to serve eggs are always looking for new and healthy ways to serve them to their children.  If you

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

Healthy Choices for Your Trick-or-Treaters!

Although Halloween is still a couple weeks away, many of us have already started picking up our treats for our little “trick-or-treaters”. For those of you who haven’t already picked up your treats, there are many alternatives to the traditional candies, potato chips, chocolate bars and beverages that we generally give out on Halloween Night. 

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

Smoothie Day!

This is Kids Eat Smart Week.   Children participating in our KES Clubs are learning about nutrition and the value of making healthy food choices.   As a part of the celebration, tomorrow, October 5, is Smoothie Day and many of our KES Clubs will be partaking in this province wide event.  It’s always a fun day

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