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By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Winter is a great time to spend baking in the kitchen. Kids of all ages will love to learn to bake by giving you a helping hand. We’ve broken it down into easy tasks perfect for kiddos from toddler to pre-teen, so grab your little ones and teach them more […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian The majority of Americans will not only stuff their turkey this November, but will also overstuff themselves at Thanksgiving dinner! Here are a few tips to lighten your holiday meal, plus a Grow Fit recipe that will really shine on your holiday dinner table: Mashed Potatoes: It’s no secret that […]
As the days get shorter and the trees change colors in many parts of the country, our seasonal produce starts to reflect deeper colors of burgundy, green and gold. Bring that beauty inside to your kitchen table by incorporating all these colors of fall. Not only will your table look beautiful at dinnertime, but your […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian When you think of Halloween, the next word that comes to mind usually isn’t “healthy,” but it wasn’t always that way. Historically, Halloween involved bonfires and costumes to ward off evil spirits in Ireland. When first celebrated in the United States, it involved stories, song and dances about the harvest […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Take your family on a mini vacation without leaving your hometown! You can explore and learn about the world through literature and foods right from the comfort of your own kitchen. We incorporate flavors from around the world in many of our Grow Fit recipes. (In New Mexico, our schools […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Sometimes after a long day at work getting your family to sit down at the dinner table seems like a chore in itself. So packing it up and taking it outside whether to your backyard, a local park or the beach can makes it fun for you & your kiddos! […]
Weeknights are busy during the school year, and there’s usually not nearly enough time to cook up an extravagant dinner. Here are 12 simple dinner recipes that are healthy, delicious and only require 5 ingredients (or less)! Spinach and Ravioli Salad from our Grow Fit Menu Garlic Shrimp Zoodles from So Fab Food (this one […]
By Nicole Spain Snacking is important for kids because their bellies fill up fast and they burn energy quickly. Between meals, snacks give kids the extra boost of energy they need to keep learning, playing, climbing, jumping and just being a kid. To select healthy snacks at the grocery store; follow this easy finger counting […]
You just need four simple ingredients to make this sweet and tangy Alaskan Pollock!
Warm spices bring a depth of delicious flavor to this healthy Grow Fit family dinner!