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Very Merry Christmas Bark!

We featured this fun festive recipe in our Kids Eat Smart Recipe Box this month and hope you can try it!  It’s a great time to try something different and get kids excited about the holidays.  This is a recipe that can be prepared ahead of time and left in the freezer to easily serve […]

Festive Veggie Platter!

With December here, we are looking forward to all the Christmas festivities we have in store.  Christmas is a great time to have fun with how we serve breakfast.  Serving fruit and vegetables in fun and exciting ways helps kids get excited about healthy eating.  Serving up vegetables for breakfast is a great way to […]

Vitamin D in the Winter Months!

Calcium and Vitamin D are two main nutrients we all need in our diet for healthy growth and development, especially in children. Calcium helps us build and maintain strong bones and teeth, very important for growing children attending our clubs!  What many people don’t realize is that one of the main roles of vitamin D […]

Smart Snacking in School & On the Go!

Preparing snacks and having them ready to go makes healthy snacking easier for parents and children.  By having healthy snacks on hand, we are all less likely to snack on the more tempting items we may have in our cupboards.  The rule of thumb for smart snacking is to include 2 of the 4 food […]

Serving Fruit Daily in our KES Clubs!

Here at Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL we know the importance of including fruits and veggies with every meal.  Often times, it’s a struggle to ensure kids are getting enough fruits.  We encourage all of our clubs to serve fruit on a daily basis. This can be fresh, frozen or canned.  Serving fruit daily allows […]

Oatmeal Breakfast Buffet!

Nothing says “Good Morning” like a warm bowl of oatmeal. We tried an Oatmeal Breakfast Buffet yesterday morning at one of our KES Clubs and it was a hit with the kids! All you need is a few simple ingredients, a stove top and some crock pots to keep the oatmeal warm while serving. Such […]

Serving Milk Daily at your KES Club!

We encourage all our Kids Eat Smart Clubs to serve milk daily!  Milk on your menu is a great way to ensure students are getting the appropriate servings from Milk & Alternatives on Canada’s Food Guide.  We want to ensure a balanced breakfast is served each morning at our KES Clubs and this includes fruit, […]

Volunteering at Your Child’s KES Club!

We currently have 254 KES Clubs here in our Province, which are run by more than 6,200 volunteers each and every school day.  We know our KES Breakfast Clubs would not run without the support of these dedicated parents, grandparents, students, teachers, business’s and local community members. We encourage parent volunteers in all of our schools […]

Rainbow Pancake Tacos!

This fun recipe was featured in our November Recipe box and is a great menu item to try at your Kids Eat Smart Club this month.  We like to see fruit served daily at our KES Clubs and serving it in fun ways is a great way to get kids excited about healthy eating.  This […]

Homemade Applesauce!

The weather is changing which means mornings may be cold and gloomy, but what could be a better way to start your day then a warm homemade apple sauce?  With simple whole ingredients, you can make a delicious apple sauce from scratch.  This recipe could be an easy addition to your KES Club for cold […]