Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 29 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Why Canada needs to make sure kids don’t go to school hungry – By Andre Picard

Check out this powerful article from today’s Globe and Mail: Kristin Harris is a registered dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador.

August 27 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Stocking up on Frozen Fruits

Sometimes I get down and out at the end of the week when I have fruit left over in my fridge that we just haven’t gotten around to eating throughout the week – even a Dietitian can have rotted fruit in her fridge by weeks end! 🙂 My quick fix if I can catch the

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August 22 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Back to School Shopping – Lunch Box Tips

With back to school just around the corner most moms and dads are in the hustle and bustle of back to school shopping. The list of coarse seems never ending with clothes, shoes, books, and so on and on and on. Here’s a few things to keep in mind when shopping for your kids lunch

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August 15 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Getting Smart when Choosing Grains!

Grain Products are one of four important food groups in Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide. Get the most nutritional value – go for the whole grain. For good health, make at least half of your grain choices whole grain each day. Whole grains include all parts of the grain kernel – the bran, germ

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August 13 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Choosing the Right Cereal for your Breakfast Club

Many Kids Eat Smart Clubs are serving up cereal for breakfast as it is quick, easy and a nutritious option to serve. Hot and cold cereals can be a good breakfast choice and adding some fresh fruit on top can make it all that more nutritious. In choosing cereal with fresh fruit and milk we

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August 8 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Burrito Bites

Sometimes getting kids to eat breakfast can be a struggle. Whether it’s a small child who just isn’t hungry in the morning to a teenager that would rather sleep a little longer in the morning than eat. We have all had our days where getting everyone fed can be a challenge. The bright side is

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August 6 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / 1 Comment

From Field to Table

Kids Eat Smart knows the importance of teaching kids where our food comes from! When eating a healthy diet it’s always important to include whole real foods from the food guide which can include things that come from our very own fields such as: blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, lettuce, root vegetables, meats, eggs, etc. Each year Kids

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August 2 , 2013 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Egg sandwich on the Run!

Some of us are already in the mind set of thinking about the morning rush that the school year will bring. Something I know helps ease my stress is making a plan and preparing ahead. With this in mind here’s a recipe to add to our menu ideas for those busy mornings. You can use whole wheat tortillas, bagels, English muffins, toast… you

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