Healthy Eating - Thriving Schools | A partnership for healthy students, staff & teachers
Looking to improve your children’s focus and attention? Kick off a new school year by providing healthy lunch options.
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Snack Smart: Apple “Lifesavers”: Grocery stores are filled with grab-and-go snacks such as cereal bars, crackers and chips, which often come with added fat, sugar, sodium and preservatives. When hunger strikes, why not opt for something natural instead?
Back-to-School Meal Planning? Make Sure to Pack Superfoods in Your Child’s Lunch - Kaiser Permanente Share
By Silvia Delgado, RD Want your kids to do well in school? Make sure they start their day with a healthy, well-balanced breakfast and follow it with an eve
Thriving Schools Mines Back-To-School Gems to Make Your School Year Shine - Thriving Schools | A partnership for healthy students, staff & teachers
This time of year there’s a whole lot of chatter out there about kids going back to school with much advice-giving on how families, teachers and schools can prepare for a smooth transition. Thriving Schools has pulled several “trending” topics from the back-to-school dialogue. For each topic, we provide a resource we feel provides information that shares our vision and perspective.
Quick School Lunch Tip: Peach Freezer Smoothies
I tend to get a bit greedy with peaches, as in I buy them by the crate. Last week I realized I was either going to need to eat the remaining 5 pounds I had still to get through that hadn’t be…
Back to School Lunch Box Idea
My little Aries started preschool last week and I've been making her lunches. We have been experimenting what our little girl loves to eat for lunch at school and so far it has been tricky. I think our little girl loves to play with her friends than sit down and eat her lunch. One of here favorite…
Cute School Lunch Ideas for Kids
Coming up with healthy lunch ideas for young kids can be quite challenging, but here's an idea children can't resist... put their favorite food on a stick! Trust me, it works. There is something about
There's no puzzle about what is the best treat for your sweet tooth: real fruit! But getting kids to choose fruit over the myriad other sweet temptations can be tricky. Here's a sneaky way to make an apple fun, and keep it fresh in a lunch box to boot! Apples turn brown when they are cut because the enzymes and iron phenols in the fruit oxidize when exposed to air, basically causing the surface of the fruit to "rust." It's a protective mechanism against pests and pathogens, but doesn't…
Vegetarian Lunch Box Ideas - Tried & True Creative
Use this Vegetarian Lunch Box Ideas free printable list to help you plan school lunches. Just pick and choose from each of the categories.
Baked Banana Chips
Turn over-ripe bananas into baked banana chips! This snack is easy to make and perfect for dipping with salsa, guacamole, or hummus!