EXPLORE Journal: Experiential children’s nutrition education

"Sprouting the seeds of good nutrition early in life and creating healthy habits helps families to live a healthy lifestyle that boosts the immune system as well as minimizes their risk of chronic disease. The core curricula delivered by HealthBarn USA are designed around seven healthy habits explored in this peer-reviewed, scientific article in detail. [...]

2020-09-08T15:26:16-04:00September 8th, 2020|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Minty Melon Slushie

Sooo minty refreshing! On hot summer days, there is nothing more refreshing than an all natural slushie.  The only preparation required is to freeze the melons ahead of time into cubes or balls.  This slushie gets its color naturally from vitamins A and C. Kids and grown-ups definitely agree on this delicious and [...]

2020-08-04T22:41:10-04:00August 4th, 2020|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Zucchini for breakfast? Yes in cupcakes! Cupcakes for breakfast?  Yes, if they are made with zucchini!  We grow so much of this veggie in our HealthBarn garden that we’ve found dozens of delicious ways to use it in our recipes.  This low-fat breakfast treat is a good source of fiber and will be [...]

2020-06-18T19:53:30-04:00June 18th, 2020|Media Buzz, News|

Hands-On Recipe: Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

Ahhh, the irresistible aroma of homemade banana bread! Our recipe takes that old classic and boosts the fiber content by using whole-wheat flour, and adds kid-pleasing semi-sweet chocolate chips for extra antioxidants (and happiness). “It’s the best snack ever,” say the HealthBarn taste-testers. Your kids will give these a thumbs-up, too. Ingredients: 1 2/3 cups [...]

2020-04-04T20:31:45-04:00April 4th, 2020|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Rainbow Swirly Smoothie

Immune boosting superstar! The Rainbow Swirly Smoothie was created here at HealthBarn for kids by kids! It’s so easy, refreshing and vitamin-packed that parents love it, too. Blend this yummy smoothie up for breakfast or share it with friends for a high-energy, after-school snack. It’s loaded with vitamin C to help keep your [...]

2020-03-17T12:17:22-04:00March 4th, 2020|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Carrot Cake Muffins

Freshly baked are the best! Who doesn’t love a great-tasting carrot cake? This grab-and-go muffin captures that classic flavor in a perfect serving size, and it’s low in fat. It’s made with fiber-packed whole-wheat flour; flaxseeds that are high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids; and carrots loaded with vitamin A to boost the [...]

2019-11-14T19:22:33-05:00November 14th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Garden-Style Shakshuka

If you love tomatoes, this is a must-make recipe for breakfast or dinner! This deliciously, nutritious Arabic dish pronounced “shack-shoe-kah” is a thumbs up kid favorite meal that is loaded with vitamins A, C and the mineral iron. Serve it straight from the skillet because it makes a beautiful presentation. Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive [...]

2019-09-13T15:31:52-04:00September 12th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|
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