Kids Eat Smart Foundation | 2018/January

Monthly Archives: January 2018

January 30 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

The last thing we want to hear is that our children are having “cookies” for breakfast…right?   But let’s be open minded to some of these so called “unhealthy words” because there are healthier alternatives to most foods we enjoy, just like there are healthy cookies!  They don’t have to be high is sugars, fats and

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January 25 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Blackberry Breakfast Bars

What could be better than a homemade breakfast bar to start your morning off right. Try this nutritious recipe that includes beans as a great source of protein. Prepare them ahead of time and refrigerate. Warm them in the morning to have a warm breakfast for the kids as they arrive to breakfast club. Serve

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January 23 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Food Safety at your KES Club!

Kids Eat Smart Foundation knows that safety is extremely important when handling food and aims to educate volunteers in food safety practices. All of our Regional KES Coordinators are trained with Food Safety and have the appropriate skills and knowledge to train volunteers in Food Safety practices. Food Safety is the practice of proper handling and storage

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January 18 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Engaging Student Volunteers

Encouraging students to volunteer is a great way to get kids involved in our Kids Eat Smart Clubs.  Many students participate each day by helping prepare, serve and clean up our Breakfast Clubs. Many of our Clubs have students take a major role in running the club.  Allowing students to volunteer allow them to build

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January 16 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Banana Oat Baked French Toast

What could be more enjoyable then arriving at school to a delicious warm breakfast after slugging through wintery messy weather! For those schools that have access to an oven this recipe is a great one for you! You can also try this recipe at home.   Preparing items in bulk allows for easy service to a

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January 11 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Winter Fruit Salad

During this time of year access to a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables on a consistent basis can be hard. Bad weather for our Province can mean delayed boats, planes and trucks.  With these delays it sometimes leaves our grocery shelves looking bare. When access to fresh fruits and vegetables is an issue there are

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January 9 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipe

Sometimes standing over the stove and doing two pancakes at a time is not a great option for serving breakfast to a large group of kids at your Breakfast Clubs. This recipe is a great option for preparing breakfast in bulk, especially for a large group of people. Serving a warm breakfast on these cold

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January 4 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Oatmeal Breakfast Buffet

Now that Winter is here having a warm breakfast at school makes KES Breakfast Club more important. Sitting around with friends enjoying a warm breakfast brings comfort to our kids. Try serving up this delicious Oatmeal Breakfast Buffet at your KES Club this year. Oatmeal Breakfast Bar Ingredients Oatmeal: 3 cups Rolled Oats (or Steel

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January 2 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

New Year = New Menu!

Happy New Year to all of our KES Club Coordinators and Volunteers! The New Year means most of us are looking at our menus at home and at school to ensure we are making healthy choices.  We all want to ensure we are providing our bodies with the best fuel possible to help us lead

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