Hands-On Recipe: Peach Donuts

It’s peach season and these abundant and juicy peaches are perfect for thumbs up Peach Donuts!  Our scratch donuts are made with mashed peaches (making them an excellent source of vitamin C), and baked to perfection.  If you don't have a donut baking tray, make donut holes in muffins tins!  Serve with fresh berries for [...]

2021-07-28T19:29:58-04:00July 28th, 2021|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Go Fresh, It’s Best!

Go Fresh, It's Best! Veggies are everywhere!  This is my favorite time of year because Picking blackberries in our garden! everywhere I look there are fresh, local fruits and vegetables just waiting to be picked (and cooked of course!).  When I visit our garden it's so fun to discover what's ready to be [...]

2017-05-04T23:10:51-04:00August 5th, 2015|Current Happenings|

Moms’ Burning Questions: How About a Hot Dog?

It’s the summer season and my kids are all about hotdogs.  I’m buying turkey hotdogs--is that better? My answer goes back to natural vs. artificial foods, with hotdogs being a processed meat that’s very high in sodium.  Growing up I loved hotdogs on special occasions, and since summers are all about BBQs, hot dogs and [...]

2017-05-08T21:05:35-04:00August 1st, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

DIY Kid Activities: Memory Books

Summer is a time filled with memories: new friends, exciting experiences, and lots of adventures.  The perfect way to keep track of all you’ve done is to make a memory book.  Memory books can last forever, and serve as a great reminder year to year of all the people and places we saw in years [...]

2017-05-08T21:07:53-04:00July 31st, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Cilantro

CILANTRO A bunch of fresh, delicious cilantro! (www.countryliving.com) Cilantro, also known as coriander, is a fabulous herb that adds tons of flavor wherever it goes.  It’s often found in Mexican food, but it is used in all kinds of cuisines from Indian to Chinese.  Cilantro has a very distinct flavor, which can be [...]

2017-05-08T21:17:34-04:00July 22nd, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Basil

BASIL A full and beautiful basil plant! (hort.purdue.edu) Summer is a great time for growing herbs.  We’ve got them growing every which way we look!  One of our favorite summertime herbs is basil.  It has a very distinct taste—a little like licorice, or anise, and sometimes lemon, depending on the variety.  It goes [...]

2017-05-08T21:28:32-04:00July 8th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Summer Picnic Recipes Ideas

It's the summer picnic season!  I always looked forward to family picnics growing up.  They were always fun because I would see my cousins who lived far away and we would play for hours.  I've introduced the concept of having a family picnic at HealthBarn USA and I haven't met a kid yet, who doesn't [...]

2017-05-08T21:42:27-04:00July 3rd, 2013|Current Happenings|

DIY Kid Activities: Make Your Own Sunscreen!

Homemade sunscreen is all natural! (simplysweetsydney.wordpress.com) Summer is here, and we can’t wait to spend our days outside in the garden!  But we also know how important it is to take care of our skin by wearing sunscreen.  Have you ever looked at the ingredients on a bottle of sunscreen?  Lots of artificial [...]

2017-05-08T21:45:46-04:00June 26th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|
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