Monthly Archives: October 2017

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

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween to all of our ghosts and goblins! Be safe tonight as you trick or treat. Please find some safety links below.#halloweensafety Links: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/seasonal-food-safety/halloween-food-safety.html http://www.redcross.ca/training-and-certification/first-aid-tips-and-resources/first-aid-tips/halloween-safety Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL.  

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

More Halloween Fun!

Serving up fruit and veggies in festive creative ways can allow students to have fun while enjoying healthy food. Sometimes it can be just as easy to place colorful fruits and veggies in creative shapes to match the occasion. Veggies aren’t always the go to breakfast item, so serving them in fun ways can be a great

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

Easy Healthy Halloween!

Many of our KES Clubs look to serve something fun and healthy on Halloween.  As Halloween is usually associated with lots of candies and goodies let’s start our kids’ day off right with a healthy breakfast from their KES Club.  Serve up your traditional fruit with an added Halloween twist that day.  Try these neat

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

Trick-or-Treating – Keep it Fun and Make it Healthy!

Halloween is just two weeks away and by now most of us have purchased, or will purchase in the coming days, treats for our little “trick-or-treaters.” Children love going door-to-door collecting bags of goodies.  As we are aware most of these treats that children receive on Halloween night are not nutritious and are high in

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

World Egg Day!

October is packed with lots of special events and holidays for our KES Clubs.  Last week we celebrated KES Week, Halloween is in the coming weeks and tomorrow is “World Egg Day.”  We always love to see KES Clubs serving eggs as it aids in the growth and development of our children – eggs are

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

Fill up your cup!

This neat little trick is something we come across from time to time at our Kids Eat Smart Clubs.  Such a great idea and saves the additional bowl needed to serve your cereal in.  Simply open the spout of your milk container and pour your cereal into the carton.  Kids always love a new creative

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

Happy Healthy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a time to share all the wonderful things we have to be thankful for with our family and friends.  While we enjoy thanksgiving meals and celebrations be sure to include some healthy choices with our menus.  Making healthy eating a priority during holidays can sometimes be hard.  Providing your family with fun and healthy

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

KES Province Wide Smoothie Day!

This week we are celebrating Kids Eat Smart Week all week long.  As part of the celebrations, we will be having our Province Wide Smoothie Day this Thursday Oct 5.  We encourage all of our KES Clubs to serve up a nutritious smoothie that day. Smoothies are a great way to increase our daily recommended fruit servings – the

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