Dunk 'em, Dip 'em, Enjoy those veggies

Did you know that eating vegetables with dip could help your kids eat more vegetables? A recent study from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that kids ate 80% more broccoli when it was served with ranch dressing as a dip. Other healthy dips you can try with your child include salsa, yogurt, hummus or … Read More

Enjoy the weather and play outside with your children

When I was a child, we played outside all the time. We just knew we had to be home by the time the streetlamps came on or we were in big trouble!  We rode our bikes all over the neighborhood, playing cops and robbers, watching the train flatten our pennies on the railroad tracks and … Read More

MyPlate: Teaching Kids of All Ages to Use this Resource

The website, www.choosemyplate.gov is filled with information to support a healthy diet and lifestyle. Did you know the website has a section specifically for kids called MyPlate Kid’s Place? It is loaded with kid-friendly information and activities that are fun and engaging. Take some time with your children and visit http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/index.html to learn more. There … Read More

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