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Healthy Snacks for Teenagers!

Healthy snacking is important for everyone  – but it is especially important for growing teenagers! Teenagers bodies are physically going through plenty of changes and because of this they are feeling hungry more often and need more food to fuel their bodies. Snacking between meals can help you feel fuller longer and ensure we don’t overeat at meal times. Snacks should include 2 of the 4 […]

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Healthy Road Trip Snacks!

Many families will be hitting the road this weekend to kick off the summer season (hopefully)! For many in our province; it’s the first weekend to get back up to the cabin or back up to the trailer to enjoy the outdoors.  Snacking on the run can always be a challenge when looking for healthy […]

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Healthy After School Snacks for the Busy Family

The start of the school year means the beginning of fall and that is always a busy time for many parents, caregivers and children. After school, many children participate in daily extracurricular activities, leaving little time for their evening meal.  We have to remember that eating a proper and well balanced meal during morning, lunch […]

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Healthy Party Snacks!

Kids are usually on the move on the weekends running from party to party and activity to activity. Keep these simple ideas in mind when creating a menu for a birthday party or any other social activity for the kids: Make it Fun: This is always important when serving up kids healthy snacks. Try using […]

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Healthy Party Snacks!

Kids are usually on the move on the weekends running from party to party and activity to activity. Keep these simple ideas in mind when creating a menu for a birthday party or any other social activity for the kids: Make it Fun: This is always important when serving up kids healthy snacks. Try using […]

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Easter Camp Snacks!

Many kids are having fun at Easter camps all this week.  That means many parents are busy packing a full day of snacks and lunches for kids to enjoy.  As with schools, most camps have a healthy eating policy in place and encourage parents to pack healthy items for kids to have during their fun […]

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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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Budget Conscious Healthy Eating at School!

For years, most of us have been aware of the fact that Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest incidence of many cancers, heart disease, diabetes and other health related issues.  There is also no surprise that we also consume the lowest amounts of fruits and vegetables in the country.  You may have seen this article […]

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Lunches and Snacks for Summertime Camps!

Is your child attending summer camp(s) this summer?  Unfortunately many of these camps do not include snacks or lunch and take place in facilities that do not have cafeterias; in some cases vending machines are available, which we all know do not offer the most nutritious choices. Packing snacks and lunch every day for your […]

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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 […]