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

Loaded Cucumber Cups!

Including vegetables with each meal and snack is so important. Vegetables are sometimes not the favorite when it comes to kids.  Serving veggies in fun ways can get children excited about them.  This is a great snack for kids as it also includes egg so we can be sure they are getting enough protein throughout

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August 14 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

All Veggie Nachos!

Summer snacks are always a big one for kids – from When is snack time? to What are we having for snack? It’s important to ensure kids are well nourished with all the fun summertime activities keeping them busy each day. Including fruits and veggies with snacks is key as it allows kids to get more servings of fruits and

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

Egg Salad Pinwheel Wraps

Sometimes parents struggle with what to give kids for lunch at summer camp that’s quick, easy and healthy!  Eggs are sometimes forgotten about when it comes to a great source of protein.  From Canada’s Food Guide, eggs are a source of Meat & Alternatives and provide an excellent source of protein as well as many essential vitamins

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August 7 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Healthy Homemade Lemonade!

A simple glass of lemonade turned a child into a hero, a community into a giant and a province into a land where good prevails.   We think about the Denine family today and we think about Nevaeh’s friends at Goulds Elementary and send you our sincere and deepest condolences.   Today we honour one special little

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

Fresh Summer Salsa!

With kids busy playing in the hot summer sun it’s so important to keep them hydrated and energized with cool summer treats.  Ensuring our kids are hydrated and are taking breaks from the hot summer heat is so important.  Having fun, fresh, easy snacks on hand is key! Prepare this Fresh Summer Salsa ahead of

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July 31 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Watermelon Fun!

Similar to our Apple Pop recipe last week here is another fun way to serve fruit on these hot summer days. Freezing the watermelon can make it even more refreshing for the kids. Why not serve these Watermelon Pops at your next backyard BBQ or bring along to your Regatta Day parties tomorrow.  All you’ll need

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July 26 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fireside Fajitas!

With the warm weather many families will be hitting the road over the next few weeks to head to the cabin or out camping.  When making up your grocery list for these fun getaways be sure to include lots of fruits and veggies and healthy foods that don’t need much preparation. Here are some tips

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July 24 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Apple Pops!

Having a easy go to snack that is fun for kids is so important in the summer. Putting anything on a stick makes things exciting for a kid.  I found this simple recipe that is genius! Freezing the apples is also an option to make it more of a cool treat. If allergies is an

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July 19 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fun Fruit Cones!

Anything served in a fun way gets kids excited about healthy eating. The simplest addition of a cone to a fruit salad can make a normal fruit salad fun and exciting. Kids go to snacks on a hot summer day is usually ice cream.  Why not surprise them with this fun treat instead? Frozen fruit

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July 12 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Holy Moly Guacamole!

Snacks are high on the priority list for most kids! Ensuring you have healthy snacks on hand is key. Having pre-cut fruits and veggies makes it much easier for kids to grab them and run out the door to summer camp, daycare or even to play. Veggies with dip are usually more enticing to kids.

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