Produce for Kids Blog

What’s in Season for May?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for May and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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8 Simple English Muffin Ideas for Mother’s Day Breakfast

My girls jump at any chance they have to show off their budding culinary skills. When Mother’s Day rolls around, it is their morning to shine in an attempt to create the ultimate breakfast-in-bed for mom. I remind them often that great taste doesn’t always equate to elaborate preparation and this round-up of easy, no-cook English muffin combos proves just that. 

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5 Delicious Ways to Make Tostadas

Cooking for kids can sometimes be funny and a bit tricky. I've learned you have to sometimes pick your battles and play their game. For instance, my kids do not get excited about tacos. This has baffled me for the longest time because who doesn't like a taco? Apparently they are a little too messy for my kids. Tostadas, however, were a nice discovery for us this past year. Since I started making my version of tostadas (which are basically a baked combination of a taco and pizza) my kids have been asking for them weekly. They are incredibly easy to make and I love sneaking extra veggies into the filling any chance I get.

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Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day At Home

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day! It's a reason to take a look at how you're doing in the kitchen when it comes to being more mindful about what we're eating, how we're getting it to the table and what happens after the meal is over. Here are a few tips to get you started.

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Rethink Your School Bake Sale

We’ve all be there before as parents. Our child’s school is hosting a bake sale to raise money and we’re asked to bake a sweet treat to send in. Who says that a bake sale has to be filled with cupcakes and cookies? Why not fresh fruits and veggies?

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How Gardening Can Improve Mental Health

Did you know that playing in the dirt can be good for your brain, heart and relationships? This time of year, many of us consider planting a garden so that we can provide healthy foods for our families. What we may not realize is that while we’re planting, we’re enjoying more than just the promise of tasty vegetables.

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4 Steps to a Backyard Garden

We are excited to have Julia Parker-Dickerson, M.Ed from KidsGardening.org as our guest blogger today. Read on to get tips on setting up your very own home garden. What better place to grow special family memories than in a garden?

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What's in Season for April?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but it also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for April and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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Build Your Own Pizza

Pizza is a family-favorite in my household! We love to let our girls pick out their favorite toppings and help us assemble a delicious dinner we can all enjoy. This Build Your Own Pizza guide is a fun way to turn family pizza night into a healthy dinner. Simply select (or let your kids select) your favorites for each category, assemble, bake & enjoy! 

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Tips for Building a Healthier Easter Basket

Easter is such a fun holiday for my kids. My four & two year olds love reading books about Easter, what the holiday is about, and of course, the Easter Bunny. Growing up, I remember the joy and excitement when opening my Easter basket. There was always a bag of jellybeans, a chocolate Easter Bunny, and other fun things like coloring books, crayons, or a fun bow for my hair. Then we would go to the backyard and hunt for Easter eggs. Some were eggshells that we dyed with fun colors and others were plastic eggs to open with usually more candy.

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