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March 23 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Sliders

I love sliders, but I’ve never thought about making them for breakfast – what a great treat for an early morning arrival to school.  I understand not all of our KES Clubs have the means to do this, but it’s certainly a great option if you have access to a stove and oven.  This would

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March 16 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun French Toast Sticks with Pineapple Orange Toppings

To continue the celebrations of Nutrition Month 2017, here’s another fun recipe from Dietitians of Canada’s Cookspiration recipe page.  It may not be a recipe that you use often in your KES Club, but if you regularly cook eggs, pancakes and French toast, this is a recipe you can try on occasion.  These French toast

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

Very Green St. Patrick’s Day Fruit Salad!

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians love to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – green clothes, green food, green everything!  In your KES Clubs, as part of this week’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations you can be festive too.  Decorate your Club, serve healthy “Irish” breakfast foods or simply “go green”!  Try this Very Green St. Patrick’s Day Fruit Salad

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

It’s National Cereal Day!

March 7th is recognized as National Cereal Day.  Cereal is the staple food for most of our KES Breakfast Clubs.  Students enjoy cereal every day in our Clubs – cold cereal, hot cereal, dry cereal – they LOVE it all!  While cereal may be the go to food for our Clubs, we want to ensure

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

Banana Yogurt Jam Wrap Up!

Happy Nutrition Month, everyone!  As we celebrate Nutrition Month at KES, we will continue to share with you some great nutrition tips and healthy recipes.  Below is an easy recipe that you can try at your KES Clubs or even at home for the whole family.  I found this recipe on Dietitians of Canada’s “Cookspiration”

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February 27 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Banana Blueberry Pancakes!

Tomorrow we celebrate “Pancake Day!”   Many of our KES Clubs do not serve pancakes on a regular basis but we do have some Clubs that serve this special treat on what we call “Pancake Day”.  Even if you have a grab and go type of KES Club you can still make some delicious pancakes for

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February 23 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Chilling and Refrigerating Foods

At KES we often get questions from our volunteers regarding food storage, how long foods can be in the fridge and how long foods can be frozen.  Food safety is a priority of all our KES Clubs and we try our best to ensure that all volunteers are educated on this, but as with anything

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February 16 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Trail Mix

Serving the same menu, cereals, fruits and other breakfast items, can get boring. This is even more true for our “grab and go” Breakfast Clubs.  Volunteers are often challenged on finding new items to serve due to limited space and preparation area.  While still serving the same items, you can “mix” them up by making

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February 9 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Tortilla Breakfast Pizza

February 9 – the day the world celebrates pizza, it’s “National Pizza Day!” What better way to celebrate than making a homemade delicious pizza.  Since most of our KES Clubs are Breakfast Clubs, try celebrating by making delicious breakfast pizza!  Since the actual day is today, you may be a little late – but better

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

Valentine Fruit Kabobs!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and all we see when out and about are heart shaped chocolates and candy.  It’s been a tradition to celebrate Valentine’s Day with sweet treats, even in our schools. It’s a great time to try something new and refreshing. You can still treat your children at your KES

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