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By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Last week, I discussed how we create our menus at our schools and today, I’m going to show you how to develop well-balanced and delicious meals at home! Here are some simple tips to help you get started: Checkout the MyPlate menu planner to help you along the way! Many […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian The planning that our team does for your child’s menu at school has requirements that are laid out by the USDA and state licensing agencies. By following the USDA guidelines, we are ensuring your child has foods that provide a variety of vitamins and minerals as well as fiber, while […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Sometimes after a long day at work getting your family to sit down at the dinner table seems like a chore in itself. So packing it up and taking it outside whether to your backyard, a local park or the beach can makes it fun for you & your kiddos! […]
By Nicole Spain Snacking is important for kids because their bellies fill up fast and they burn energy quickly. Between meals, snacks give kids the extra boost of energy they need to keep learning, playing, climbing, jumping and just being a kid. To select healthy snacks at the grocery store; follow this easy finger counting […]
You just need four simple ingredients to make this sweet and tangy Alaskan Pollock!
Warm spices bring a depth of delicious flavor to this healthy Grow Fit family dinner!
Fill in the bracket and play to find out which fruit or veggie will be #1 for your family! (click image below for full instructions + printable bracket)
This weekend, try our healthy take on Chicken Tikka Masala! With lots of yummy and healthy spices in a creamy tomato sauce, this recipe is sure to become a new family favorite! Click the image below to view the full size PDF.
By Katie Serbinski of Mom to Mom Nutrition The month of October is upon us, which means two things are popping up in stores near you: 1. Pumpkin spice flavored everything and 2. Halloween candy… Lots and lots of Halloween candy. Candy-centric holidays such as Halloween can be difficult to navigate when you’re a health […]
To celebrate the fourth anniversary of our Grow FitTM healthy living initiative, we have some ideas for keeping your family healthy throughout the season. As the weather turns cooler and we spend less time outdoors, it doesn’t mean we have to give up healthy life choices. Here’s a few ways to celebrate fitness this October—and […]
We’ve designed Grow Fit® to help pave the way for a lifetime of healthy habits. By encouraging balanced nutritional practices and physical activity in early childhood, we’re helping prevent chronic disease later in life. We’re targeting these goals to help build a generation of healthy children: Physical Activity: 1-2 hours every day. Screen Time: At school, […]