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Keeping Kids Fit: Before, During and After School

  "We all know kids can't sit still-so let's tap into that energy for health and fitness." A great quote that is the subject focus of 303 Kid Approved Exercises + Active Games, by Kimberly Wechsler.  As a mother I am…

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The Dietary Guidelines for a Balanced Lunch {with the help of our favorite lunch boxes}

With all the conflicting health news, new research, marketing, and propaganda, it's sometimes difficult to know what the right things to feed your kids are.  That's why I love the simple message of the US dietary guidelines.  The Choose MyPlate…

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Homemade Wheat Thins For Lunch

Good morning!  Cooking has been a little difficult at my house the last week.  We decided to put in new floors- we had some ugly vinyl linoleum that had some major sun damage.  The floor in front of our back…

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Freezer Friendly School Lunch Foods

I am all about things that save you time when it comes to food prep.  Although I don't have children in school yet, I can definitely imagine the morning rush and then adding making school lunches on top of it…

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Fiesta Little Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Sometimes, we eat these lettuce wraps with no lettuce at all! They are great as a chip dip, with a spoon, or bundled up in lettuce! If you are looking for a healthy lunch idea, that is filled with veggies,…

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Crepes Recipe

Good morning! I've got a fun and different lunch idea for you!  Whether you are out of bread and can't make a sandwich, or your kids are tired of the same old PB&J, these crepes just might be your answer!…

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Healthy Habits For A Great School Year

I love new beginnings.  I often get teased for my constant resolve to "turn over a new leaf" as I like to call it.  I love to set goals. I love to do new things. I love the hope, the excitement, and the…

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