Valentine’s Day: Cooking with Love!

"I think careful cooking is love, don't you?  The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give," Julia Child When I think of Valentine's Day I always think about chocolate!  Chocolate is an indulgent gift that everyone loves.  But, this year I [...]

2017-05-08T08:39:13-04:00January 31st, 2015|Current Happenings|

Spring into Gardening this Season!

Eager hands await more sorrel! Spring is in the Air, It's Garden Time -- FINALLY!  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!  This month we are all about planting HealthBarn USA's organic vegetable garden [...]

2017-05-08T14:14:04-04:00April 15th, 2014|Current Happenings|

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|

Hands-On Recipe: Japchae

Kids love to chop for Japchae! This classic Korean comfort dish is loaded with veggies and flavor that have the HealthBarn USA kids and parents requesting second helpings! This stir-fry dish is simple and nutritious; just make sure the kids help with chopping!  The sweet potato noodles are gluten-free that is an added [...]

2017-05-08T20:41:32-04:00December 3rd, 2013|Current Happenings|

Trick or Treat Fun Ideas!

It's Time to Trick or Treat! While kids across the country are gearing up for an action-packed Halloween season, parents are bracing themselves for this candy extravaganza!  At HealthBarn USA, we are all about indulging without going overboard, and making sure it's with the good stuff --- CHOCOLATE!  We love semi-sweet dark chocolate because it tastes so good, it's easy [...]

2017-05-08T20:47:29-04:00October 10th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Shabu-Shabu HealthBarn USA

Best activity for veggie eating! Shabu shabu translates to “swish swish,” in Japanese, and that is what you do when cooking this dish. You take these natural ingredients, “swish” them in the vegetable broth, and watch them cook right in front of your eyes! This low-fat meal is high in vitamins A and [...]

2019-03-07T22:12:00-05:00August 15th, 2013|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Ladybugs

Deliciously fun and nutritious! There is nothing better than freshly picked strawberries, so when they’re in season, bring some home.  They are not only sweet and delicious, but also loaded with immune-boosting vitamin C.  Strawberries make a great snack on their own, or you can add a dose of antioxidants by making Chocolate [...]

2017-05-08T22:21:18-04:00April 24th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Happy Birthday HealthBarn USA!

Stacey on Love Sacs with campers celebrating Appetite for Life in print! It's HealthBarn USA's Birthday!  This month marks our 9th birthday, giving us a lot to celebrate and be grateful for at the Barn.  In April 2005, the HealthBarn USA seed got planted and it has sprouted big time at Abma's Farm, [...]

2017-05-08T22:30:38-04:00April 5th, 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|
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