DIY Kid Activities: Making Herb-Infused Oil

Making this herby olive oil is a fun activity to do with kids because it’s simple to do but makes a delicious, sophisticated oil for dipping, drizzling, and gifting!  It’s so pretty that it can even serve as a decoration for your countertop.  Kids will learn about herbs and how they add flavor to food. [...]

2017-05-08T22:13:23-04:00May 15th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

How-to Start an Organic Veggie Garden!

It's Sunny and Warm... It's Garden Time!  At HealthBarn USA we are all about sharing important information about living a healthy-lifestyle, so you too can bring these exciting concepts home to your family!  I've been teaching the Organic Veggie 101 Workshop at the Barn to many first time gardeners and I'm excited to report that [...]

2017-05-08T22:17:25-04:00May 6th, 2013|Current Happenings|

DIY Kid Activities: Solar Ovens

The sun is the source of most energy on earth, including energy from wind and waves.  Plus it provides a natural source of vitamin D for our bodies.  This activity introduces kids to the power of solar energy in an easy-to-understand way.  They’ll learn how the energy of the sun can be used to heat [...]

2017-05-08T22:22:16-04:00April 24th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

Hands-On Recipe: Yum! Yum! Dumplings

Spring is here marking the time to plant zucchini!  It's a member of the squash family and it's one of those veggies that is easy to grow and just keeps giving at harvest time!  Kids love it because it doesn't have a strong taste, making it easy to incorporate into stir-frys, breads and cupcakes (Chocolate [...]

2017-05-08T22:32:23-04:00April 5th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Tilapia Fish Sticks

Parents are always looking for ways to get their kids to eat more protein.  I have found the perfect hands-on recipe solution that kids love while providing them with a lean protein source and healthy fat to boost their brain power -- Tilapia Fish Sticks! All hands on deck making Tilapia Fish Sticks [...]

2017-05-08T22:49:48-04:00March 8th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Tips for National Nutrition Month

Moms chopping fresh fruits & veggies for Kids! Happy National Nutrition Month!  Here at the barn we know that eating a variety of foods is one of the keys to a healthy diet.  Everyone who has experienced HealthBarn USA will agree:  You can argue, lecture, bribe, beg and threaten at the dinner table, [...]

2017-05-08T22:50:30-04:00March 8th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Substitutes for Butter

What’s a good substitute for butter? For starters, I’m not opposed to butter.  It’s a product that comes from nature, and it’s ok to use in moderation.  The important thing to keep in mind is that butter has a high saturated fat content, Earth Balance spread is a great alternative to butter (http://www.earthbalancenatural.com) [...]

2017-05-06T17:06:59-04:00December 6th, 2012|Moms' Burning Questions|
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