Healthy Eating

Copycat Chef Experiment: Duplicate (or Improve!) Your Favorite Restaurant Dishes

Everyone loves dining out. Eating at restaurants is a great way to spend time with loved ones and enjoy yummy food! While it’s fun to eat out, restaurant fare can sometimes be expensive, might not be allergy friendly, and may not always offer healthy options. And, what if you get a craving for a restaurant favorite when you’re not able to go!? Not to worry. This blog post is all about recreating restaurant favorites at home. 

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Dairy Free Taste Test: How to Set Up Your Own Milk Alternative Taste Test

Whether you have a milk allergy, are lactose intolerant, or avoid cows milk for other reasons, we’re here to help you find a suitable replacement. Thankfully, there are tons of dairy free milk alternatives these days… you just need to find your favorite! A fun way to do that is to conduct a taste test. Below, we’ve listed and described lots of different milk alternatives that you might want to include in your taste test. After learning more about each one, continue reading to find the instructions for this fun family activity! 

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Springtime Makeover: Giving Your Lunchbox an Eco-Friendly Makeover

For many, the arrival of springtime represents a fresh start. From gardening to cleaning the house, spring is the time for new beginnings. This time of year reminds us of how beautiful the Earth is, so what if we contributed to mother nature by giving our lunchboxes a makeover? Here are some fun and simple changes you can make to your lunchbox to make it more environmentally friendly! 

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Veggie Mix Up, Mash Up: Fun and Tasty New Twists on Plain Veggies

We’ve heard it a million times: you’ve got to eat your vegetables! But no one ever said those veggies have to be boring! Veggies can still be super nutritious and delicious at the same time. If you’re looking for some tasty new ways to eat more veggies, we’ve got you covered! Try these creative ideas and then share them with us on our Facebook page

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Top Apps to Build a Healthier You!

These days, there’s an app for everything. We can use apps to communicate with friends, watch funny videos, and even play games with people from across the world!  But outside of entertainment, apps are also a great tool for getting healthy. Get permission from your parent or guardian to download these apps that you can use to build a healthier you!

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Time-Out: 15 Of The Best Team Snacks For Kids Sporting Events

Is it just us, or are the snacks a highlight of any sporting event? It’s important to refuel your body so you can get out there and keep playing hard! While the snack break is fun, it doesn’t always include the healthiest of choices. If you’re looking for energizing and delicious snacks that little ones and parents can make together, you’ve come to the right place! Here are our top 15 choices for healthy team snacks:

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Where Did that Come From? The Importance of Knowing Where Your Food and Kitchen Products Originate

We all know it’s important to pay attention to what we’re feeding our children, but it’s also critical that we consider where our kitchenware and cooking equipment come from. While it might seem overwhelming to add yet another thing to think about while preparing meals, we think paying attention to potential chemical threats is well worth it. Here’s how to make sure your family is safe:

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Nutrition Advice Overload: Making Sense Of It All

The importance of the whole family eating healthfully receives plenty of attention in the news, on social media sites, and in casual conversation. In fact, it receives so much coverage that choosing what is healthiest for you and your family can become downright confusing. Every recommendation seems to contradict the last piece of advice you heard, and it’s overwhelming. Whole grain, no grain, dairy, soy, local, organic, non-GMO… It can leave you frustrated and ready to throw in the towel. But before you do that, keep reading to learn how to sort through the mess and decide what’s best for your family. 

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Kid Detectives: Taking a Closer Look at The Differences Between Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables: Two food groups that are so often spoken of in the same breath that it’s easy for us to think of them as being the same thing. While it’s true that both offer super important nutrients, it’s crucial that we understand the differences between them when planning our meals. The following information will help you discover the differences between these two nutritious food groups, and why we should fill our plates with both! 

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