Our Nutrition Blog

May 25 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

The Smoothie Mix Up!

Smoothies are always a great way to treat yourself to a cool delicious treat.  Using fresh or frozen fruits, limiting juice and using water instead, and adding yogurt to create that creamy texture all tend to make this a nutritious snack filled with nutrients.  This weekend I was craving an ice cream, but as a

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

5 Reasons to Serve Veggies for Breakfast

More often than not, we tend to exclude veggies from our breakfast and focus more on fruit – I get it!  Fruit is sweet and juicy and is a great addition to any breakfast meal, but veggies can be too!  We have some KES Clubs that serve peppers, carrots and other veggies at breakfast, but

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May 18 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Campfire French Toast

Well the “May 2-4” weekend is upon us once again!  While it’s the unofficial start of summer for most people, especially those who enjoy camping, the weather may be suggesting differently.  For most of us, the weather is not about to hold us back from enjoying this long weekend.  When you’re at your cabin or

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

Yogurt Bites!

While some parts of the province haven’t quite heated up just yet, some of you are enjoying warm spring weather.  With the warmer weather many of us like to enjoy treats that are refreshing and cool.  Try these delicious yogurt bites.  We’ve shared this recipe before and they were a hit at many of our

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May 11 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Frozen Yogurt Covered Fruit Pops!

It’s always nice to step out of your routine from time to time, even when it comes to breakfast and snacks.  Try this yummy treat at your KES Club or at home, it’s not only fun and delicious but it’s fairly simple to make.  Get your children involved if you can, they will enjoy being

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

Eggs, Eggs, and Eggs!

Eggs are a great source of protein along with many other nutrients.  For that reason, we always like to encourage our KES Clubs to use eggs if possible.  While we know many KES Clubs cannot due to lack of facilities, allergies and timing of school opening, many Clubs do have the ability to use eggs. 

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

Sunny Hawaiian Smoothie!

I’m not sure if it was just me, but this winter seemed extra long!  I’m so happy to finally see the snow melt and the warmer temperatures come our way.  While many people were lucky enough to get away over the winter months, to enjoy some sun and sand, many of us were here enduring

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

Healthy Snacking After School!

Well after a long Winter it appears that Spring may have officially started!  Springtime is usually the time when many of our children’s extracurricular activities are coming to an end – hockey, skating, dance, music, etc.  With the extra time on their hands and the warmer afternoons, children are eager to go outside and play

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April 20 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Sandwich Kabobs!

Children are home from school this week, and trying to satisfy their food needs may become difficult.  It may be hard not to be repetitive – sure, we aren’t use to them being home for all three meals and snacks every day.  Get creative with mealtimes; you can make the simplest dish fun and appealing. 

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April 13 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Easter Morning “Bunny” Pancakes!

Easter holidays begin for our students today.  On Easter morning it’s always nice to stay festive and serve up something a little special to your children.  Try this fun “Bunny” pancake for them, they will love it! Ingredients: Pancake mix (or you can make you own homemade pancakes) Bananas for the ears Apples for the

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