Monthly Archives: August 2017

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

Back To School – Being Prepared With Healthy Foods!

It’s hard to believe summer is coming to an end! For most, back to school means back to a regular routine. With preparing our book bags and closets for back to school we cannot forget our fridges, freezers and kitchen cupboards. Here are a few tips to stock up and stay on budget with easy healthy items for

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August 29 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Quick & Easy Summertime Lunch

With the sun still shining and summer days getting shorter we want to enjoy everything minute we can outside!  Try this easy no-cook summertime lunch or even snack for your kids this week. The recipe has a ton of fruit and is protein packed with nutritious almond butter for a balanced meal.  Ensuring you have balanced meals will allow you to

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August 25 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Budget Conscious Healthy Eating at School!

For years, most of us have been aware of the fact that Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest incidence of many cancers, heart disease, diabetes and other health related issues.  There is also no surprise that we also consume the lowest amounts of fruits and vegetables in the country.  You may have seen this article

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August 22 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

A Guide to Choosing a Lunch Box for Back to School

As you shop for back to school supplies for your children, one of the things likely on your list is a new lunch box…..but “what kind should I buy?” is the question you are likely asking yourself. This is a very important, yet confusing topic for many parents, so we’ll post this again! Like you,

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

Fruit Packed Summertime Refreshments!

Although we hate to admit it, our summer is coming to a close.  That being said, we still hope for a few more weeks of warm weather to enjoy.  On a hot summer day, we always encourage drinking lots of water, but we also like to enjoy some fruity beverages as a treat on a

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August 15 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Foil Pack Peach Cobbler – Campfire Dessert!

Last week we gave you an amazing delicious recipe for a healthy campground cook up, well there’s no better way to finish off a healthy meal around the campfire than with a delicious dessert.  This dessert is a healthy alternative to most desserts and is also great for the campfire.  Hopefully I will get a

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

Fresh Blueberry Breakfast

With blueberry season in full swing there’s nothing better than getting the kids in the woods picking their own blueberries.  Head out this weekend to get your stock of blueberries for the next few months. We love to have blueberries in the freezer all year round – they are easy to add to pancakes, muffins and cereals. 

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August 8 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Healthy Campground Cook Up!

With many families planning camping trips the summer here is a healthy meal to prepare for your supper time cook up.  If you plan ahead and prepare your meals ahead of time it makes enjoying a healthy meal possible, even in the woods!  Try this simple recipe at your next cook up.  Even if you’re not

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August 3 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Banana Frozen Yogurt Cool Down Treat

With hot summer days in the forecast try this easy frozen treat packed full of fruit and fiber! Ensuring we are getting enough fruit and vegetables in our diet can sometimes be hard. By including fruits or vegetables in all meals and snacks we can ensure we are getting all the servings we need each

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August 1 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fresh Summer Salad off the Grill

When the weather is nice their is nothing better then a backyard BBQ.  Perhaps you have a BBQ planned for tomorrow’s Regatta – try this delicious recipe packed with a ton of healthy veggies and corn right off the grill.  This salad also includes Avocado which is packed with heart healthy fats and loaded with

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