10 Snacks to Fuel Active Kids

Today’s guest post comes from Zack Knight, MS, RD, LDN, ACSM-CPT. Zack is passionate about helping kids and families live healthier lifestyles through nutrition and fitness. For more from Zack, follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Kids today are bombarded with advertisements on television, magazines, and even in pop-ups on their favorite mobile games trying to sell them on the next...

Apple, Ham & Cheddar Empanadas with Autumn Glory® Apples

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Superfresh Growers®. All opinions are our own. Today's post is from our mini Chef, Mia Muniz. You may recognize Mia from many of the Produce for Kids videos, but she always works behind the scenes helping us create healthy, delicious and kid-friendly recipes! Enter below for a chance to win a $50 VISA gift...

Roasted Tomatoes 3 Ways with Village Farms

 Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Village Farms. All opinions are our own. Today's guest blog post comes from Joy at @lunchesandlittles. We partnered with Lunches + Littles and Village Farms to bring you three new recipes using roasted tomatoes. Read on for the delicious ideas from Lunches + Littles below.   As a mother of three little ones (five years...

Getting Kids to Eat More Greens

Today's guest blog post comes from Deb Glasser, MS, RD, Nutrition Coordinator, School Nutrition Plus. As one of California’s premiere school food caterers, we work hard to promote “Eat More Greens.” We wear it on our T-shirts, we incorporate greens into our menus, and we bring several nutrition events to our students built around this mission, including our Epic Green...

6 Freaky Fruits and 19 Delicious Ideas for Halloween

To gear up for Halloween, we have our friends at Melissa’s Produce sponsored over the blog today. Melissa’s specializes in fresh produce with an emphasis on specialty items like tropical fruits, exotic produce and, of course, Freaky Fruits! All opinions are our own. Halloween is about fun, and about all things scary! That’s where Freaky Fruits come in. Whether you’re...

Watermelon Carvings for Halloween: From Easy Art to a Sweet Treat

Today, we're excited to have The Watermelon Board guest blogging with us. We know all about carving pumpkins for Halloween, but what about watermelon? Read on for fun treats and watermelon carving tips. Spooky, silly or symbolic, carved pumpkins are an essential ingredient to any Halloween celebration. This year, scare up some special fun for your party with a wicked...

5 Ways to Inspire Healthy Habits

We’re happy to welcome Kaci Komstadius of Sage Fruit Company for today’s guest blog post.  Sage Fruit Company is a sales and marketing firm located in Yakima, Washington. It’s owned by three apple/pear packing companies who joined together to deliver high-quality fruit to consumers. Sometimes, it can be hard to get the entire family to adopt healthy habits, whether it’s eating...

Fueling Kids for Back to School with Watermelon

Today’s guest blog post is sponsored by the Watermelon Board, who represents 1,500 watermelon growers, shippers and importers nationwide. Their goal is to promote the nutritional, culinary and convenience benefits of watermelon.  The start of the school year means days by the pool and summer camps will soon be replaced with breakfast struggles, homework and after-school activities. While you’re stocking...

Fun Recipe Idea for Kids: Salad Stuffed Racecars

Today, we welcome guest blogger, Jodie Fitz. She is the creator and personality of the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club and author of ‘Real Food Fast” and the ‘Better Bites’ program. When she is not on the road or in the kitchen, she’s wife & mother of three. Every once in a while, you just have to play with your...

All About Stone Fruit + Fresh Cherry Salsa Recipe

We’re happy to welcome Kaci Komstadius of Sage Fruit Company for today’s guest blog post.  Sage Fruit Company is a sales and marketing firm located in Yakima, Washington. It’s owned by three apple/pear packing companies who joined together to deliver high quality fruit to consumers. Every summer there are certain things we can look forward to: warm weather, backyard barbeques and...