With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a great time to make sure kids understand the value of being thankful for the food they eat. Last year we created a “Tree of Thanks”. We drew a tree on a large piece of paper, cut out little colored leaves and left them around the Thanksgiving table. […]
Category: food + recipes
As we begin to think about gorging and feasting on all things gluttonous this Thanksgiving season, a quick and healthy snack is always welcomed in our home. After scouring the virtual veggie world, (well, really just Pinterest), we found the following fun ways to prepare fruit and veggies for all ages. Turkey Lunch (Love this Pic) […]
My kids love getting dressed up in costume, roaming the neighborhood with friends to trick-or-treat, sampling candy along the way then home to watch The Great Pumpkin and count/categorize/trade their candy loot. Then it’s only a matter of days after Halloween that my children start to forget about their candy choosing ice cream or cookies for their desert choice.
So what do we do with all the candy collected? Over the year’s we have gathered numerous ideas from other parent’s on how they handle the candy overload.
Rhode Island is home to a wide variety of food options all year long. Design your food plate from the seasonal bounty this autumn!
This month, Whole Kids Foundation™ is fundraising with the goal of raising $3 million to provide schools nationwide with salad bars, gardens and nutrition education classes for teachers. “With one-third of the nation’s children overweight or obese, and 31.6 million children relying on lunch served through the national school lunch program each year, the opportunity […]
“One Kid Can!” Toolkit Helps Kids Make a Difference RI Community Food Bank to distribute free toolkits at Farmers Markets
Now, kids and teens who want to make a difference in their community have a free resource to help them get started.
I recently had a booth at the YMCA Healthy Kids Day. What I saw made me wonder how I might be contributing to my own kids being picky eaters. My booth consisted of two areas, one where kids could practice peeling and chopping cucumbers and another area where kids could build a rainbow of fruits […]