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Healthy, No-Cook Holiday Snacks

These fun and tasty snacks will not only delight your child but your holidays as well.  They are packed with nutrients and vitamins.  Have your child join in preparing these fruit and veggie creations that will become a family favorite.  …

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Let’s Garden!

Have you ever wanted to start a garden but didn’t know where or how to start? Did you know we live in a state with lots of resources for gardeners like us (new ones!)? Read on to find out how…

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Dietary Diversity

Since April is Celebrate Diversity Month let’s talk about Dietary Diversity! Dietary diversity is another name for a well-balanced diet.  This means we need to include all five food groups in our meals across breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.  Our…

Shop Simple with MyPlate

Shop Simple with MyPlate!

When the Dietary Guidelines were updated in 2020 www.MyPlate.gov was given a reboot. There are many new tools that make eating healthier easy, simple, and fun! Let’s go explore. MyPlate.org is easier to navigate than ever. Looking for a healthy recipe? Check…

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Mindful Eating

What a year!  We have chatted about fruits and vegetables, home gardens, farmers’ markets, holiday leftovers, and making your own food-related presents.  I have given you directions, book resources, dancing videos, and hopefully a smile to share with your family…

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