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

English Muffin Breakfast Pizza

This week we were grateful to receive a ton of egg coupons from our National Partner Breakfast Club of Canada! Breakfast Club of Canada have partnered with Egg Farmers of Canada to provide egg coupons to many Kids Eat Smart Clubs in our province.  Thanks to Breakfast Club of Canada and Egg Farmers of Canada – We are so

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

Serving Up A Variety of Healthy Foods!

Some volunteers like to ensure they switch things up at their Kids Eat Smart Clubs on a regular basis. They find students enjoy the excitement of not knowing what the breakfast club will be serving that day.  Offering different cereals, fruits, and grain options on a regular basis is a great way to keep students interested

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

Share With Your Volunteers!

Kids Eat Smart Clubs would not exist without the generous support from volunteers.  Volunteers may be – parents, teachers, nans, pops, church groups, service clubs, businesses, and many of our volunteers are our very own students.  Many KES Clubs  have a designated area where info is posted to ensure volunteers are up to date with

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

Putting Your Best Menu Forward!

As our KES Clubs are serving their breakfast clubs each morning we want to be sure they are putting their best menu forward to the students in our schools.  We want our menus to be well balanced and nutritious. By serving foods from 3 of the 4 food groups from Canada’s Food Guide we can be sure our menus are

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November 2 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Shopping Locally In Your Community For Your KES Club!

We have recently worked closely with some of our KES Clubs in rural parts of the Province to encourage them to shop at local stores within the communities in which they live.  Whether that be your local supermarket, local corner store, or any local food supplier, there is great importance in shopping locally.  When supporting local business,

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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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