Archive for the 'children' Category

Feb 04 2015

Season of Love: Healthy Chocolate Treats

Published by under children,Desserts,holidays

    Some special guests stopped by the house today and we decided to make some Valentine treats. My guests decided that it would be fun to make the typical treats a little healthy! They absolutely love fruit so we picked up some dried apples, figs, dates, apricots and semi-sweet dark and white chocolate. We […]

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Jul 31 2013

Parsley, Basil, Rosemary and Time

This weekend our granddaughter, Sparrow came for a visit. When she went outside, she asked if she could go see the garden. After that we picked some parsley, basil and rosemary. She and I smelled each one and tasted them and then she took them over to my husband to taste them as she tells […]

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Mar 07 2008

Happy National Nutrition Month

I am helping coordinate a program called 31 Days of Nutrition in honor of National Nutrition Month for our local dietetic association (Western North Carolina Dietetic Association). Together, we are trying to teach a class 31 days to area elementary schools on nutrition and local foods. Appalachian Sustainable Agricultural Project (ASAP) is partnering with […]

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Aug 24 2007

Packing a Powerful Lunch

Published by under children,lunches,vegetarian

Bringing a lunch from home can be a healthy alternative to fast food or the a la carte school lunch. You may also save money in the process. When packing a lunch, think of the food groups as your guide. For example: 1. Peanut butter mixed with shredded carrots and raisins on whole grain bread […]

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