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Deck the Halls Healthfully

Celebrate the holiday season with a healthy table.  Fruit takes a starring role with these stunning, wholesome centerpieces.  Read more at Food and Health. Advertisements

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Back-to-School at the Grocery Store

Though back-to-school shopping usually brings thoughts of new pencils and sneakers to mind, the grocery store is also important to consider!  Not only is it a regular destination for most families, but it provides the fuel that powers busy schedules … Continue reading

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A Summer of Green

With summer in full swing, it’s a great time to enjoy all things green!  Earlier this summer, my students experienced the wonder of indoor gardening with salad greens.  In just a few weeks time, we grew a bumper crop of … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blueberry Bread

Ingredients 2 cups all- purpose flour ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon each cardamom and ginger 2/3 cup water 2 tablespoons sunflower … Continue reading

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

This month is all about making small changes that lead to a healthier lifestyle, one forkful at a time.  Eating as a family is a great place to start.  Recent studies have found that regular family meals provide a variety … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart Resources for Educators

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the American Heart Association has provided great tips on reducing sodium with printable handouts, mini-posters and infographs that are perfect for sharing.  Their eye-catching colors make them great for bulletin boards, too!  Find them … Continue reading

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Festive Appetizers

  ‘Tis the season for celebrations with friends and family, and guests with food allergies can leave a conscientious host or hostess scrambling to find finding festive appetizers and snacks that are safe for everyone.  Here are a few last … Continue reading

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