Tuesday October 1, 2013
After a cool front went through our area last week, we excitedly retrieved our arsenal of fall-themed recipes for this transitional period of 90-degree days and 60-degree evenings.
Wednesday June 27, 2012
When a snack attack strikes, refuel your kids with these nutrition-packed snacks:
1. Rocky Road: Crumble a graham cracker into bite-size pieces. Add to low-fat chocolate pudding along with a few miniature marshmallows.
2.Mini Pizza: Toast an English muffin, drizzle with pizza sauce and sprinkle with low-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded Parmesan cheese and a sprinkling of oregano.
3.Spread mustard on a flour tortilla. Top with a slice of turkey or ham, low-fat cheese and lettuce. Then roll it up and enjoy.
Thursday June 14, 2012
June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, a great time to revisit whether or not you’re including enough fruits and vegetables in your family meal planning. In general, building a healthy plate is easy when you fill half of it with fruits and vegetables. It’s also a great way to add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and fiber. All of this plus the fact that they are low in calories and fat. Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 1⁄2 cups of vegetables your daily goal.