October 31

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Healthy Families, Kids Health

Fast food that’ll keep you fast

So, it’s holiday vacation time! Are you traveling or just trying to entertain your children with some after-Christmas errands? If so, there’s most likely at least 1 time that you will need to stop for some fast food, but never fear! There are ways to enjoy fast food when making easy swaps for healthier meals! […] >> READ MORE

Healthy Holiday Breakfast Cookies!

What could be more festive than cookies? Jewel tone, holiday cookies that are healthy and meant to be eaten in the morning! Try this super easy recipe with your favorite morning beverage for a super easy breakfast before heading out to finish your holiday shopping or heading out for family visits! Servings: 24 cookies Ingredients […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health

Picky Eaters

In a perfect world, our children’s plates would be a beautiful mix of fresh veggies, fruit, protein, and grains.  Kids would opt for a shiny apple rather than a bag of fruit snacks.  Sugar would be non-existent in their diets, and you would never have to give them a vitamin.  BUT…let’s face the facts, in […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health

Step away from the sugar!

So Halloween is (finally) over, and hopefully you are coming out of your sugar coma.  Despite limiting sugar in your diet, you still might have major cravings for up to a week! Here are a few tips to kick the sugar habit for good…or at least until the holidays! Commit to clean eating! Cleaning up […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Releases

Fall food: Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one of the most readily available (and therefore cheaper) veggies during the fall season, BUT what do you do with it?! Roasting squash is very delicious, but can be a bit daunting because of the amount of prep that goes into just getting it ready for the oven.  Butternut squash is an […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families

Halloween Candy Detox

Do you have a tendency to over do it on Halloween candy after trick or treat night? We all do….but there are some great clips to get out of the candy coma! Plan ahead and you will have less of a problem getting back on track! Hydrate! Start off the day by drinking a large […] >> READ MORE
Article, Healthy Families

National cupcake day with a healthy recipe!

Happiest national cupcake day! Ok, so cupcakes are not the healthiest food, but we found a healthier version while scouring the internet! Check out these easy Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes! Makes 6 cupcakes! Ingredients 1/2 cup shredded zucchini 1 medium egg 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health, Releases

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Snack

It’s time to get carving! At our house, the perfect fall snack couldn’t be any easier and comes from one of our favorite fall activities- pumpkin carving! Our regional sponsor Giant Food Stores, recently published this awesome recipe for roasted pumpkin seeds on their website You can even make variations to your family’s tastes! Before […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health, Releases

Hot Hydration Tips!

It’s the end of September and it’s still HOT!! While we all know that water is the way to go, sometimes that is just too boring and you need a change.  Kids can especially be vulnerable to packaging and pretty colors of drinks, so make sure you are giving them the good stuff.  Here are […] >> READ MORE
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