Healthy Holidays

DIY Christmas Gift Idea: Roasted Nuts

Have you been daydreaming about the magic of the Christmas season? If so, some of those daydreams may have included what you’ll be gifting your family and friends this year. If you’re having trouble deciding, Every Kid Can Cook is here to help. This tasty gift can be made at home in your own kitchen! Teachers, neighbors, and family members are sure to love these flavorful and homemade roasted nuts. This treat is so delicious, you’ll probably end up making a batch to keep for yourself!

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“Sweet” Activity: How to Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day celebrations often include deliciously sweet treats like candy and chocolates. While we definitely love the traditional delicacies of this holiday (hello, Reese’s Hearts!), we thought it would be fun to show you our favorite homemade Valentine’s Day treats. The following confectionaries are not only nutritious, but they’re sure to be a hit amongst your whole family, too!

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Holiday Activity: Homemade Treats to Share with Neighbors

Amid all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s important that we remember to take time to spread cheer to those around us. Whether that be your neighbor, classmate, co-worker, or even a stranger, giving fresh baked holiday treats is a great way to spread the love. The 3 homemade treat ideas below are sure to be a hit with anyone that receives them: 

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How To Avoid Sugar Overload During The Holiday Season

Does it ever feel like October through December is just one big sugar fest? From trick or treating to holiday parties, there’s certainly no shortage of candy and sweets during this time. And while it’s 100% okay for you and your family to enjoy these festive treats in moderation, we wanted to provide some guidance on how to avoid a sugar overload.


So, what’s a health conscious parent to do at a time like this? You don’t want to deprive your children of the joy that holiday treats bring, but you also don’t want to see their blood sugar spike through the roof day in and day out. Try out these helpful tactics for maintaining balance and moderation this season:

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