Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 31 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Dessert for Breakfast!

Many of us have a sweet tooth and love to enjoy dessert after our meals. While most desserts tend to be high in fats, sugars and calories, there are some desserts that we can treat ourselves to that are both nutritious and delicious.  What makes this dessert recipe even better is that it can be

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January 24 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Homemade Frozen Fruit Cups

We all know how hard it can be to get fresh fruit and berries during the winter months. While we struggle with it in larger areas, it`s even more challenging in some of our remote and rural communities where we have KES Clubs.  We always say that frozen and canned (if there are no sugars

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January 19 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun & Healthy Yogurt Buttons!

Making healthy foods fun and exciting for kids can encourage them to choose healthier options more often. Sometimes children say they don’t like a particular food, but if offered in a different or creative way they may try it and like it!  A while back, we shared this fun and delicious recipe with you.   Many

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January 17 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fundraising the HEALTHY Way!

Funding for Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador is provided thanks to the generosity of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corporate Partners, Service Organizations and our School Community.   Every school year, schools raise over $1 million to support their Kids Eat Smart Clubs.   Many KES Clubs do amazing work in their local communities

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January 12 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Kids Helping in the Kitchen!

Allowing your child to help you cook and be a part of what’s being served at your home for dinner can be so valuable, it can embed values and skills that can last a lifetime. When children are exposed to cooking and preparing nutritious foods at a young age it will help them make better

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January 10 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

While we understand that many of our Kids Eat Smart Clubs do not have the proper equipment, space or time that allows their volunteers to bake food for their children, we do have many that can, and do! If you enjoy baking fun and new recipes for your KES Club, these muffins are perfect!  Serve

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January 5 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

After School Activities and Snacking

Today, children spend more time between school and extracurricular activities than they do at home. After a busy day at school, many kids have evening events like hockey, dance, piano, girl guides, or swimming.  So, as important as it is for them to eat well at school, such as at their Breakfast Club, we need

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