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Fun St. Patrick’s Day Treats for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! We all know this holiday is loaded up with lots of green and the dream of finding that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.  We are excited to share some new St. Patrick’s Day-themed creations straight from the Produce for Kids test kitchen. 

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Meet Our Director of Marketing: Amanda Keefer

I recently had the opportunity to speak with the 5th graders at Eagle Creek Elementary about how to fuel their bodies for success. I was also honored to be featured in my community magazine - Nona Vibe. As the Director of Marketing at Produce for Kids, I love sharing my passion for healthy eating and giving back with those around me.

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20 Healthy Valentine's Day Treats

February is a month filled with love – heart-shaped candy, chocolates, and of course, Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday filled with sweet treats! February is also American Heart Month, giving families a great opportunity to make sweet treats good for you. Here are 20 of our favorite healthy (and sweet!) Valentine’s Day treats from us and blogger friends.

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35 Healthy Game Day Recipes

The Big Game is near! Whether you're cheering on your favorite team or only watching for the great commercials, score some major points by putting out a winning spread! We gathered 35 healthy game day dips, appetizers, small bites and main dishes to help you out.

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How LaLa Lunchbox is Inspiring Healthy Kids

If you follow Produce for Kids on Instagram, you probably saw the LaLa Lunchbox Takeover Tuesday on Jan. 17 hosted by Gillian Fein, creator of LaLa Lunchbox. We had the chance to chat with Gillian and find out what the hype was around her LaLa Lunchbox app and how it can help #poweryourlunchbox.

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Flight the Flu with Florida Grapefruit

Cold and flu season is upon us. Many of us will be reaching for food rich in Vitamin C to help ward off potential colds. Did you know half of a medium grapefruit contains 100% of your daily value of Vitamin C? In addition to being an excellent source of Vitamin C, grapefruit also provides your body with essential nutrients like Vitamin A, potassium and dietary fiber. Learn more about the health benefits of grapefruit by visiting floridacitrus.org.

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10 Healthy Snacks for New Year's Eve

New Year’s is the time of the year when we set resolutions to eat healthier, go to the gym more or pick up a new hobby. Make sure you start the New Year off right by filling up on these healthy and delicious snacks at your New Year’s Eve party! After all, what party would be complete without the snacks?

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12 Healthier Hanukkah Recipes

Hanukkah begins this week, with 8 days full of family, fun and food! One of the most popular foods this time of year is potato pancakes, or latkes. Did you know you could switch things up with just about any veggie? From Brussels sprouts to beets, we collected some new takes on this holiday comfort food plus a few other Hanukkah favorites. 

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Which Apple to Use? Discover the 16 Varieties of Michigan Apples!

When making a holiday dish with apples, it can be a little overwhelming when you head to the grocery store if you don’t know one apple from another. Which one is the best for baking? Adding to a fruit salad? Which are sweet and which are more tart? There are 2,500 varieties of apples grown in the United States and 7,500 varieties grown worldwide. That’s a whole lot of apples! Our friends at Michigan Apples have 16 varieties, each with its own unique flavor.

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