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Jun 20, 2014

Keep your child's brain active during summer

This month is also the kick off to summer learning. As a strong supporter of summer learning, I wanted to give a shout out to our wonderful First Lady Michelle Obama for all that she does to help our children. She has a taken an important stand ...
Jun 11, 2014

Does Lactose Intolerance Mean You Can't Have Dairy?

With it being national Dairy month, I wanted to continue to discuss the importance of this food group. Dairy is one of the five major food groups listed in My Plate and My Pyramid. The reason this food group is so important is because it provid...
May 23, 2014

Memoria Day Tips, Facts and Cleaning the Grill Steps

Memorial Day is this weekend. Yes, time to clean the grill. If you haven't used it in awhile, it can be pretty dusty and dirty. You wouldn't cook on a dirty pan? You wouldn't eat off a dirty plate. Right? Cooking in clean area is part of a h...
May 21, 2014

Time to go to the Farmers Market - Family Event

Have you gone to a farmers market lately. I was just thinking to myself that it has been awhile since I have gone. With the beautiful weather and summer just upon us, it reminds me that some of my favorite fruits will be in season. Farmer's m...
May 19, 2014

Summertime meal programs available for children around the country

I was asked to share some important information about the USDA Summer Food Program. I am happy to do this and know that it is important for children who are out of school but need some help getting a healthy lunch each day. There are hundreds o...
May 05, 2014

Celebrate the nurses and teachers in your child's life with nourishing cards

Help kids say thank you to their teachers and nurses in your child's life with these free special cards of appreciation. Just download and print. Nourish Thought for the Day: It only takes a moment to show appreciation that will be remembe...
Apr 28, 2014

Easy Indoor Art Activities with Kids for Springtime Rainy Days

When it is raining outside kids can get ants in their pants. However a few fun art projects can put a smile back on your face. Here are some fun ideas for low mess, affordable indoor art that kids will love. Building With Sponges – The...
Apr 09, 2014

National Nutrition Week provides great free resources for families

This month we remember our friends at the Public Health Department. Every year around the second week in April, the nation recognizes National Public Health week. This year, over 200 partners supported this even with almost 400 public health ev...
Feb 21, 2014

National Potato Lovers Month Healthy Potato Recipes, Tips and Fun

This month is Potato Lover's Month. Sometimes potatoes get a bad rap because of fast food/junk food products that used potatoes. Yes, I am talking about french fries that are commonly deep fried with oil filled with trans fat and potato chips. ...
Feb 14, 2014

Teachers Tools Win Chef Solus Winter Olympic Medals

It's time for the final category in the Chef Solus' Winter Olympics! Here are this year's winter olympic champions from the teachers' section. To win a medal, we looked at which teaching tools were the most downloaded, had the most visitors and c...
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