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It’s March 1, which means we have officially entered into Nutrition Month! Today, we’re sharing the Thai King Noodles recipe from our Grow Fit menu!
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Show your family – and your heart – some love with these healthy “Grow Fit” Valentine’s Day treats. You can start your day with our easy-to-make whole grain muffin paired with a strawberry banana smoothie! Or treat everyone to a delicious sweet and savory pizza! Happy Valentine’s Day! Whole […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Language Domain, focusing on the development of oral language and vocabulary Vocabulary and oral language development is the foundation of later literacy skills, such as reading and writing. Research shows that exposing children to unfamiliar words in conversation has a positive impact on vocabulary development; and using complex, or “spicy,” […]
Did you know that February is National Cherry Month? Here are some fun facts about this delicious fruit!
Even if your team doesn’t come out on top, you will bring home a win (nutritionally)! Try one of our popular Grow Fit recipes: Ranch Bean Dip Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Refried Beans, Vegetarian 1 can (16 […]
Does the lack of sunshine during the winter have you dragging your feet and not feeling your best? If so, you may have a Vitamin D deficiency. Not only does the sun put a little spring in our step, but it also is converted naturally to Vitamin D in our bodies. With the lack of […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Physical Development Domain, focusing on the development of healthy habits. Helping children learn healthy habits early contributes to a long and happy life! The best way to learn healthy habits at any age is through hand-on, practical experiences. These experiences should show children the benefits of […]
By Kelly Holland What kid doesn’t love getting dirty? Most will jump at the chance to start an indoor garden with you and help to provide a source of healthy and inexpensive food for your family. It’s also a great way to get them to eat their veggies and keep them busy during the winter! […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietician If you really want to change your family’s eating habits, you need to build a healthy kitchen. Your mind and body need external cues to help guide you in the right direction. Here are some tips to help you optimize your environment to help you reach your wellness goals. 1. […]
Stir up these festive “mock-tails” at your next holiday party! Cheers! Festive Sparkling Cider Apple Cider 4 C Cranberry Juice 3 C Sparkling Cider 2 C White Grape Juice 1 C Sugar […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Winter is a great time to spend baking in the kitchen. Kids of all ages will love to learn to bake by giving you a helping hand. We’ve broken it down into easy tasks perfect for kiddos from toddler to pre-teen, so grab your little ones and teach them more […]
With winter comes runny noses, coughs, and even nasty stomach bugs. To help avoid those situations, Dr. David Schindler, board-certified family physician, offers some tips to help prevent common childhood illnesses and stop them spreading through your child’s classroom or school. Keep sick kids home. “I know that sounds really basic,” says Schindler, “[but] kids […]