Monthly Archives: December 2011

A brew that’s good for you!

Dreaming by the fire with a  cup of coffee or tea this holiday season may be good for your heart.  New research examining long-term coffee consumption among women participating in the Nurses Health Study (a large, prospective cohort study of … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays: Day 12 – “Apple Crisp Cookies”

  Day 12  is the last day of The Fit Fridge’s Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays and a great time to celebrate the most precious gifts of the season.  Tell the story “Bear’s Very Best Gifts” (below), using the actions … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays: Day 11 – “Snow Delicious Popcorn”

Day 11 of The Fit Fridge’s Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays:  Feeling frosty?  Warm up with flavored popcorn that’s “snow delicious.”  Skip the butter, and instead add a drizzle of oil and spice for flavor.  The cute and easy-to-make snowman … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays: Day 10 – “Winter Spiced Rice Mix” Gift

Day 10 of The Fit Fridge’s Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays spreads comfort and joy with a sweet and savory “Spiced Rice Mix.”  For less than five dollars, you can give a healthy side dish packed with whole grain brown … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays: Day 9 – “Sleigh Ride Snack Mix and Treat Holder”

Day 9 of The Fit Fridge’s Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays… Little ones awaiting the arrival of Rudolph and friends will enjoy helping to make a batch of “Sleigh Ride Snack Mix” for teachers and classmates.  This crunchy trail mix … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays: Day 8 – Treat Stocking Gift

Day 8 of The Fit Fridge’s Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays…Have you finished your holiday shopping?  Need some last minute gift ideas?  Skip the fruit cake and opt for healthy treats from your kitchen, like this adorable “ Treat Stocking.”  … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays: Day 7 – “Christmas Tree Cool Down” Stretch

Day 7 of The Fit Fridge’s Twelve Days of Healthy Holidays takes time for stretching with a “Christmas Tree Cool Down.”  Christmas Tree Cool Down Goal: To cool down, stretch and transition following active games. Grades: PreK-6th Description: Teacher or … Continue reading

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