We want to teach kids about food, including the healthy stuff AND the indulgent stuff. During this week's Baking Bonanza camp, we indulged big time. It was fun and delicious. I think it's OK to indulge from time to time, and when you do, make it from scratch! We believe that the more you know about where your food comes from, and how to create it, you'll be better prepared to nourish your body in a mindful way…Read More
Remember the “More You Know” campaign? I wish I could put a giant PSA out there for food!
You can learn so much about your food by reading the label. The initial look at any package is going to capture the flashy marketing designed to make you want to buy it. The only way to know for sure if you’re buying something good for you - read the label! Read on for 5 things to look for:Read More
Do you or your kids ever wonder what makes your pancakes fluffy? Or cupcakes rise? In today’s after-school program, we’re going to do a couple of science experiments to see what baking soda and baking powder do. Then we’re going to make pancakes! Your kids can easily recreate the experiment and our recipe in your kitchen at home!Read More
I first published this post in the Spring of 2017. For the most part, things still hold true: My kids make their own lunch. Over time, they complain less, and have become more creative. In my opinion, making their own lunch helps foster independence and encourages them to think about what they will be putting into their growing bodies around noon-time.Read More
Summer vacation is nearly upon us and that calls for celebration! Longer days and less structure can lead to a whole lot more snacking, though. Use these 5 tips to keep your family from reaching for that umpteenth granola bar!Read More