Crunchy Granola

Why buy granola in a box when this homemade mixture tastes better and is so easy to make? We lowered the fat content of traditional granola and still kept the great taste. We chose oats, a whole-grain base, and added flaxseeds and walnuts for healthy polyunsaturated fats and omega 3 fatty acids. We gave it [...]

2023-09-09T16:46:39-04:00July 15th, 2016|Current Happenings, Featured|

Spring Ahead into Sports

As the Spring season fast approaches, competitive sports and recreational activities are getting into motion. From swimming to baseball to simply playing outdoors, these active events should be fueled with good nutrition. The government recommends at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily. Whether your home hosts Olympians or weekend warriors, here are helpful tips [...]

2017-05-04T17:55:14-04:00March 16th, 2016|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Crunchy Veggie Freekeh Salad

Crunchy Veggie Freekeh Salad We love this ancient super grain Freekeh, pronounced Free-kuh.  It's Colorful and delicious -- try it! loaded with muscle building protein and good nutrition!  It's easy to cook -- 1 part freekeh to 2 1/2 parts water.  This delicious salad brightens up lunch (or dinner) with crunchy veggies and [...]

2017-05-04T23:06:42-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Current Happenings|

Hungry for Breakfast? Make it Healthy!

You’ve heard it before, but it’s true: breakfast is such an important meal!  It gets Pancakes + Kids = Happy Mornings your metabolism going, keeps you focused, and sets the tone for the day.  You AND your kids should make it a priority to eat a great breakfast each day, including protein, whole [...]

2017-05-04T23:07:47-04:00September 1st, 2015|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Harvest Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat berries are thumbs up! Harvest Wheat Berry Salad Move over whole wheat bread, kids and the grown-ups who love them are crazy about wheat berries!  This berry is the entire wheat kernel, composed of the bran, germ, and endosperm -- and its flavor is delicious.  This recipe definitely puts crunch in your [...]

2017-05-08T10:55:10-04:00October 13th, 2014|Current Happenings|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Better Breakfasts

I’m trying to avoid feeding my kids sugary breakfast cereals.  What are some healthy, filling, kid-friendly breakfasts? Yogurt topped with berries and granola is a breakfast filled with protein and probiotics! You’ve heard it before, but it’s true: breakfast is such an important meal!  It gets your metabolism going, keeps you focused, and [...]

2017-05-08T22:51:49-04:00March 7th, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|
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