Monthly Archives: November 2016

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

It’s Giving Tuesday!

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday, and now Giving Tuesday.  It’s a movement started by the UN Foundation to celebrate and provide incentives to give to local or national organization. At Kids Eat Smart, each day we serve more than 25,000 meals to children throughout our province. Without the support of our partners,

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November 24 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

The Importance of Calcium and Vitamin D

Calcium and Vitamin D are two nutrients that are very important. We all need to ensure they are in our diet for healthy growth and development, especially for our children.  Calcium helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth, very important for the growing children attending our clubs!  What many people don’t realize is that

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November 22 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Apple Pancake Dippers!

As winter approaches, there will be more and more days when you will want to serve up something warm in the morning. Special breakfast items are always a nice way to get the students running to the Breakfast Club in the morning, while still keeping your menu nutritious with fruit, milk and healthy grains.  I

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November 17 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Egg Muffins!

Thanks to our friends at Egg Farmers of Canada and our National Partner, Breakfast Club of Canada, many of our KES Clubs will receive egg coupons this week. If you are trying to add creativity to the menu with your eggs and you do not want to serve the basic scrambled and boiled eggs, I

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November 10 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fruity Skewers and Orange Dip

We all know children love eating foods that are quick, easy and can be eaten on the go. What better way to serve nutritious breakfast favorites than on a stick!  These delicious fruit skewers will be a hit at your KES Club. Ingredients 12 oz. vanilla or plain yogurt 2 tsp honey (if using plain)

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November 3 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Baked Berry Oatmeal!

This past week, in this part of the province at least, mornings have been cold, dark and wet. It’s been a struggle to head out the door to start the day when the weather is awful and you’re frozen!  Children heading off to school in the morning are no different.  When the weather is awful

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November 1 , 2016 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Switching Up the Grain!

Grain products are a very important part of our daily diet. They provide us with carbohydrates and many other nutrients that give us energy and allow us to partake in our daily activities and tasks.  Canada’s Food Guide recommends that we get most of our grain products by consuming whole grains.   Whole grains are not

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