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Sep 07, 2009

Healthy Monday - Prioritize your family time to fun and healthy activities!

This Monday get your life on track!Write down how you spend your days, then evaluate. Prioritize your time with exercise, wholesome meals and family fun – and stay happy!Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will find...
Aug 21, 2009

Simple solution to get kids eating their school lunch.

With our continued concern with the economy, it got me thinking about how to avoid "wasting" money.Yeah, wasting money, throwing money away! As your kids get ready to go back to school, I am reminded of a study I read last year in September.A study fu...
Jul 06, 2009

Healthy Monday - Make outdoor eating healthy

This Monday make outdoor eating healthy Choose lean-meats and fat-free hot dogs on whole grain buns.   Add cucumbers, tomatoes and sprouts for crunch, flavor and vitamins.Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will fi...
Jul 03, 2009

Healthy summer barbecue grilling tips for the family on 4th of July

Happy Independence Day! If you haven't pulled out your barbecue pit yet, chances are you will for this 4th of July.Grilling is a fun way to promote healthy eating for the family. You don't have to add grease when cooking and there is less clean up! ...
Jun 29, 2009

Safety Tips for Summer Barbecues- Family Safe Grilling

You got the grill pulled out and are ready to start barbecuing. A fun family way to cook and eat together enjoying the wonderful summer weather.But don't forget these safety tips to keep the kids and family safe:Before you start to grill - check and c...
Jun 24, 2009

Another "Shout out" to Michelle Obama for modeling the fun of healthy eating to kids

First Lady Michelle Obama invited children from the Bancroft Elementary School to harvest the vegetables they had planted in March at the White House's vegetable garden.The students helped pick the vegetables and then taking it another step further...k...
May 11, 2009

Healthy Baking Snacks Combine Tasty And Healthy And A Great Bargain For Families

We all love some sweets. My husband loves his chocolate. My kids love their apple pie! I love my lemon.. lemon anything, I am not picky.But sometimes, combining sweets and healthy in the same sentence can seem a bit challenging. If it is healthy, i...
Apr 29, 2009

Family Mealtime Proves to Be a Powerful Activity on Kids Healthy Habits

Sometimes I am asked, what is the one most important habit I can change that will make a difference in my child's health. That is not an easy one to answer, because I start to think about vegetables, healthy snacking, portion sizes, daily fitness.But ...
Apr 15, 2009

Get kids in the kitchen having fun, helping to cook and learning to love healthy foods

Getting kids in the kitchen at an early age can really make a difference in their food preferences, eating habits and nutrition!I was reading an article written by KidsCooking411 discussing kids "natural interest" to cook.ÂShe's right.  Kids do love t...
Mar 16, 2009

Healthy Monday- Go Green for a Healthy St Patricks Celebration

Show the kids how to go green like the Irish -- with cabbage. This vegetable is known as one of the most important in the world because of its nutritional benefits and cancer-fighting ability. It's delicious, too. Add cabbage to salad, soup, stir-fry a...
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