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May 31 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Breakfast Warm Up!

Having a warm breakfast can be a great start to a child’s day! What could be nicer then a warm bowl of cereal to start your day on these cold and rainy mornings.  Some of our KES Clubs serve oatmeal on a regular basis. All you’ll need are simple ingredients and a stove top to

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May 29 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Easy Breakfast Yogurt Pops!

With summer just around the corner (hopefully) we can look forward to those hot summer days and fun healthy snacks to help us cool down.  Kids usually love anything they can easily grab and go, and anything that’s on a stick! Try this fun recipe in your KES Club or at home over the next

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May 24 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fruit Sheet Pan Pancakes

Sometimes the thought of serving  200 pancakes at your KES Club can seem overwhelming. I found this easy recipe that can help alleviate a lot of the flipping and making of that many pancakes. Making pancakes in bulk on sheet pans can allow you to make up to 24 pancakes per sheet pan, depending on

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May 22 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Scrambled Egg Wraps

Some of our KES Clubs have the option to serve eggs in their schools on a regular basis. We encourage eggs as a healthy protein choice from Canada’s Food Guide. We have had the privilege to work with Eggs Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador on many events and encourage all schools to serve eggs if

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May 17 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fruit and Yogurt Wraps

Our KES Clubs are always looking for fun and different ways to serve fruit at their clubs in the morning and this recipe is a great fun way to do it! You can use all different kinds of fruit and whichever yogurt your kids love best. The recipe is a balanced meal which includes foods

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May 15 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

How to Prevent Sliced Fruit from Browning!

This is a common question we get from our KES Clubs – How do we prevent our apples from turning brown? Our volunteers often find that if the apples are brown, the kids just won’t take them.  We have seen many different solutions to help with this. Here are a few that have worked for

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May 10 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Snowy Owl Rice Cake Recipe

I always love finding creative kids recipes that can make kids excited about healthy eating. Putting food in fun shapes and getting the kids involved in preparing their meals can get them to enjoy healthy eating more. We often ask kids at our Breakfast Clubs what they like about their menu and what they would

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May 8 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Serving Milk on your Menu!

We encourage all our Kids Eat Smart Clubs to serve Milk daily, as a great way to ensure we are getting the appropriate servings from Milk & Alternatives on Canada’s Food Guide. We came across this fun idea, a while back, and it’s such a great idea, and it saves the additional bowl needed to

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May 3 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Veggie Dippers

We always encourage our KES Club volunteers to serve veggies for breakfast as it allows for more servings of Veggies per day from Canada’s Food Guide.  Sometimes kids are willing to try new foods if their friends are eating them at school.  Even serving veggies in a fun cup with dip on the bottom may

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May 1 , 2018 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Apple Pancake Dippers

Special breakfast items are always a nice way to get the students running to the Breakfast Club in the morning.  Try this fun twist on a  traditional pancake recipe. When you can incorporate additional fruit servings into breakfast it’s always a bonus. Kids are more willing to try new things if they are served in

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