Hands-on Recipe: Handmade Cheesy Ravioli

Making fresh pasta with family and friends is one of those kitchen memories you won’t ever forget! In fact, Stacey spent an afternoon in the kitchen with her dad and sisters making fresh ravioli, and alas, another HealthBarn recipe was born! Our Handmade Cheesey Ravioli is the perfect hands-on recipe to get the whole family [...]

2018-08-23T14:10:22-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chicken Fiesta Fajitas

Fajitas = Fun Family Meals Chicken Fiesta Fajitas!  We use a cinnamon “dry rub” to season this chicken instead of a vegetable oil marinade, to keep saturated fat low and the chicken tasty and tender.  Cinnamon is a natural insulin sensitizer, meaning that it helps to keep your blood sugar stable.  We use [...]

2017-05-08T14:27:20-04:00April 15th, 2014|Current Happenings|

HealthBarn USA Founder Stacey Antine is Today’s Honoree

"Stacey Antine is a registered dietitian who holds a Master’s of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University.  Alarmed by the long list of lifestyle diseases (obesity, heart disease, diabetes, etc.) faced by children today, she founded HealthBarn USA, Inc. to connect children to natural foods and where they come from," Today's [...]

2014-04-13T19:55:22-04:00April 13th, 2014|Articles, Media Buzz, News|

Back-to-School Hot Topic: Sleep!

Unplug this back-to-school year! It's Back-to-School Time and We're Serious About Getting a Good Night Sleep!  During summer camp, I got an earful from kids about not getting a good night sleep and why.  The top sleep offenders were:  late night TV viewing in their bedrooms, playing video games (war games are definitely [...]

2017-05-08T20:50:20-04:00September 10th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Grilled Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Zucchinis make great rolling pins! Grilling our homemade whole wheat pizza dough is a must-do this summer!  Finding pre-made pizza dough is a tough challenge because most store-bought offerings are high in sodium and may contain extra ingredients you don’t want or need.  We went back to basics and made our own low-fat, [...]

2017-05-08T21:23:02-04:00July 18th, 2013|Current Happenings|

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|

Hands-On Recipe: Soft Pretzels

Parents ask me all of the time, "how do I get my picky eater to eat her veggies?"  To get started, involve her in a hands-on recipe that's fun and doesn't include veggies!  This Soft Pretzel recipe in my Appetite for Life book was recently made by the Seedlings, ages 3-5 at the Barn.  When [...]

2017-05-08T23:05:57-04:00February 11th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Healthy Action Items for the New Year!

"It's a New Year and it's all about doing more good things!  At HealthBarn USA the #1 priority is teaching children and families how-to live a healthy-lifestyle through fun, hands-on experiences.  No matter where you are in your journey to be healthy, now is the time to embrace fresh concepts and put them into practice." [...]

2017-05-07T17:16:37-04:00January 10th, 2013|Current Happenings|
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