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Simple Guacamole Recipe for Poolside Snacking

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Avocados are a nutrient powerhouse that are not only good for you but delicious to eat!  Did you know that avocados were a fruit?  In every one ounce serving of avocado there are almost 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients in addition to 2 grams of fiber.(1)  Avocados can be used in sandwiches, as a topping for burgers or […]

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Pool Time

Tips for Safe and Healthy Pool Snacking

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summer is here!  Can you believe that the school year is over and now families get to spend endless days in the summer sun?  One of the best ways to play outdoors and keep cool in the summer is to go to the pool.  The summer pool season is where countless hours will be spent […]

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Ice

Cool Off With Healthy Popsicles!

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summertime is hot!  With all of the activities that kids enjoy outdoors it is helpful to have fun and healthy ways to cool off.  A popsicle is an excellent way to cool you off and provide some hydration.  Store bought popsicles are easy but you risk giving your children artificial dyes and a whole lot […]

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Tips for Healthy Summer Road Trip Snacking

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Taking a road trip with the family is a time honored ritual of summer that almost all families have experienced before and are likely to do again this summer.  Planning for healthy eating while on the road seems impossible to achieve.  Most road trips are taken along interstate routes and the food choices at the […]

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Grilled Fruit – The Perfect Summer Dessert

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summer time is just around the corner and the thought of cooking over a hot stove is not usually how we see ourselves spending our free time.  Grilling meals is a great way to beat the heat and enjoy time outdoors with your family.  There are several things that you can grill for a fantastic, […]

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Cool Drink Recipes for Kids

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

This spring was an unusual one here in Georgia.  In our house I attempted to put away long pants and sleeves on more than one occasion only to have to drag them back out again.  Now that we are in May the weather has turned HOT overnight and will take us some time to adjust to […]

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Should Your Child Be On An Exercise Routine?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Parents have many responsibilities when it comes to raising their children.  Among these responsibilities is making sure their children grow up healthy and strong, that they do well is school and that they learn to care for themselves when they become grown ups.  Taking care of yourself as a grown up includes having good personal hygiene, eating healthy foods […]

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Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Baked Ziti with Turkey Sausage Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

It is a Tuesday night and everyone has had a busy day – the children went to school, mom and dad went to work and even though everyone’s school and work day is over there is still a 6:00pm soccer practice to go to.  Sound familiar?  Why soccer leagues schedule practices during the week at the […]

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Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Are you looking for a quick complete breakfast that you can take with you while you rush out the door in the morning?  Smoothies can provide a complete meal in a glass if their ingredients are healthful.  Here are some of our favorite healthy breakfast smoothie recipes that you might like to try!  Please note […]

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Juice

Smoothies or Juicing – Which Is Better?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

In an effort to stay healthy people often turn to quick fixes to help them accomplish their nutrition goals while maintaining a busy life.  Smoothies and juicing are some examples of quick fixes that people are using to get more fruits and vegetables into their diets.   Smoothies or juicing-which is better? Without a doubt a smoothie is […]

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