October 31

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Register for the Monster Mayhem 5k and Monster Mile at The Bates Motel!


Going Bananas this Summer?

It is midsummer and we are enjoying these slower paced hot days. Now is the best time to try out OnPoint Nutrition’s delicious summer treat, Banana Nice Cream.  Bananas are a highly nutritious, energy packed fruit that provides our bodies with many beneficial nutrients including Fiber, Potassium, Iron, Biotin, and Vitamins A, C, and B6. […] >> READ MORE

first day fabulousness from Lidl

Deep breaths… School is just around the corner. No matter how many first days you prep for, it’s always an exciting and nerve-wracking time. But, this year, you’ve got filling backpacks and lunchboxes covered, courtesy of the low-priced groceries and school supplies from Lidl. Thanks to Lidl, a proud partner of the Healthy Kids Running […] >> READ MORE

Summer of Peaches

Peaches are a beautiful, fuzzy, stone fruit, that when at their peak are deliciously sweet and juicy.  Summer is the best time for peaches.  The peach season runs from early May to late September.  In addition to being a delicious summertime treat, peaches offer many health benefits! They are great for digestion, boost your immune […] >> READ MORE

When there’s a grill, There’s a way.

when there’s a grill, there’s a way. Everything’s better in the summer. The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer, and, perhaps best of all, the chances to eat outside are plentiful. Set your Memorial Day weekend barbecue on fire (figuratively!) with grilling must-haves from Lidl (at some of the hottest prices around). Lidl has […] >> READ MORE
Nutrition, Uncategorized

Every day is Earth Day (if you’re Lidl)

  Our partner Lidl is known for high-quality groceries at unbelievably low prices, but they’re also committed to sourcing sustainable products. That’s why Lidl’s everyday assortment of fresh and frozen seafood is always certified sustainable or responsibly sourced, helping protect precious ocean ecosystems. When you shop at Lidl, you’re getting seafood that will make you […] >> READ MORE

Eat the Rainbow

April showers bring May flowers, and Rainbows!  Have you ever heard the saying “Eat the Rainbow” – and no, we are not talking about Skittles or m&ms.  Eating the rainbow involves eating a variety of fruits and vegetables of all colors, to increase our intake of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to benefit our health.    Red […] >> READ MORE

National Nutrition Month®: Personalize Your Plate

March is National Nutrition Month®! This year’s theme is “Personalize your Plate.” This month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is reminding everyone there is no one size fits all approach to nutrition and health.  Every person has their own goals, backgrounds, and tastes.  In the spirit of National Nutrition Month, we challenge you to […] >> READ MORE

Love Your Heart

February is all about hearts and love with the celebration of American Heart Health Month and Valentine’s Day.  However, this year to maintain safe COVID-19 practices and social distance, many of our children are not going to be exchanging valentines with their classmates.  The good news is we can still encourage a fun and safe […] >> READ MORE

CHEERS to a Healthy New Year!

New Year, New Goals: start this year by teaching children the importance of how balanced eating, can promote physical strength and smart brains.  Empower children with the knowledge of how to eat a balanced diet.  Create an environment where you, as the caregiver, are a role model of balanced eating and provide positive conversations around […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Nutrition

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The Holiday season is a joyous time with delicious treats, gatherings, and traditions that can lead to overeating, exhaustion, and stress.  So how do we maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet while still enjoying all the holiday season has to offer?   Get creative, keep portions reasonable, and enjoy the moment! Holiday food is often loaded […] >> READ MORE
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