Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 28 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fruity Bagel Pizza

Sometimes getting children and youth to eat fruit can be a challenge.  Making fruit fun and creative usually helps to encourage kids to eat more fruit. Cutting fruit in fun shapes can make the most boring meal much more appealing.  Try cutting your fruit in fun shapes at your KES Club and see the reaction

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September 26 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Eggcellent Eggs!

Eggs are a great source of protein along with many other nutrients. We always encourage our KES Breakfast Clubs to serve a protein source with breakfast but sometimes it can be challenging.  Eggs are a great protein to include with breakfast if facilities allow and allergies are not an issue. Many KES Clubs do have the ability

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September 21 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Adding Veggies to Your Breakfast Menu!

We are so excited to see more and more of our KES Clubs adding veggies to their Club Menus! Ensuring we eat enough fruits and veggies in the run of a day can sometimes be challenging. When we include both fruits and veggies with every meal it’s easier to meet our recommended servings each day.  A

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

Leftover Fruits

Many times when I visit a KES Breakfast Club, I often see that there are leftovers, especially fruit!  Many Clubs have student volunteers who bring the extra fruit to classes for students that may not have come to Breakfast Club that morning.  For fruits like apples and bananas that tend to turn brown quite quickly

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September 14 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Pear Power Fall Time Smoothie!

We don’t often see pears served in our KES Clubs, but most people enjoy pears, and so do children!  Pears are a delicious treat to add to your Club menu, even better as a smoothie.  We know that pears can often be a less affordable fruit than others, but if on sale or if donated,

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

Yogurt Parfait Bar!

As you think about and plan your menus this year, try adding something new and fun into your KES Club menu.  While we know many kids tend to turn up their nose to new foods, we also know that they tend to try new foods if we make it fun and exciting – try a

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September 7 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Menu Planning & Shopping Lists!

Getting back into the swing of serving breakfast each day takes some organization.  Menu Planning and Shopping Lists are two key components to organizing your KES Club Shopping Volunteers for the year to come.  Get the kids involved in Menu Planning for your club by asking them what healthy foods they enjoyed last year and

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

Welcome Back to School!

Tomorrow is the big day and we want to welcome back all of our students, teachers and KES Club Volunteers!  We wish all of the children attending Kids Eat Smart Clubs a very healthy and successful school year. With your KES Club children will be well nourished and prepared for the school day ahead!  Start your year off

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