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By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Spring is here and with the change of the season comes changes to our menus. Over the month of April, your school will transition to our newly updated Spring-Summer Menu. This season, we’re featuring Fresh Fruit Fridays! Every Friday during lunch, your child will be served fresh fruit with their […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian April 3rd is National Find a Rainbow Day! If the weather cooperates, then with a little rain and sunshine you might get to see a rainbow in the sky. If not, try creating a rainbow on your plate instead! These snack ideas are not only fun to eat, but the […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Cognitive Development Domain, focusing on nature and science. Cognitive development involves how children think, explore, and figure things out. It refers to things such as memory, and the ability to learn new information. This domain includes the development of knowledge and skills in math, science, social studies, and creative arts. Research shows […]
Give your sloppy joes a healthy boost by adding lentils, which are high in iron, B vitamins and fiber!
Here’s a sweet and super simple dinner recipe, perfect for spring!
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian You asked, and she answered! Here, our registered dietitian addresses some of your burning nutrition questions: Q: “What are some good grab and go snacks for babies/toddlers that are nutritionally dense and do not require refrigeration? I struggle with getting them protein on the go!” A: Families spend a […]
Our Greek Chicken Pita Pocket is a light and flavorful recipe that is packed with tons of nutrients!
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Instead of adding green food dye to make your St Patrick’s Day festive, try these delicious, naturally green snacks! Four Leaf Clover Hummus Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) 1 can (15 oz) Vegetable Oil […]
1. Start TODAY. Start adjusting your child’s bedtime before the time change. In the days leading up to the switch, begin adjusting your child’s bedtime by 10 to 15 minutes. In the case of “spring forward,” put them to bed earlier. 2. Sync their internal clock naturally. Our bodies’ natural clock, or circadian rhythm, is […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Language Development Domain, focusing on literacy development. In order for children to learn to read and write, they need to understand the connection between letters on a page and spoken sounds. This understanding is developed through the building blocks of literacy: * Print awareness: Knowing that […]
It’s March 1, which means we have officially entered into Nutrition Month! Today, we’re sharing the Thai King Noodles recipe from our Grow Fit menu!