21 Trail Mix Recipes

Aug
30
2017
Get ready for Trail Mix Day by making your very own trail mix! The beauty of making trail mix is that you can go wild with measurements and combine a variety of ingredients that you love.
Below...

How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

Aug
03
2017

August 3rd marks National Watermelon Day! Around this time many will rush to the supermarket to pick up a sweet watermelon for their family to enjoy. However, try as you might, but it's nearly...

The Benefits of Freezing Fruit

Jun
20
2017

We love the taste and nutritional value of eating fresh fruits, but sometimes they spoil faster than we are able to eat them. Proper storage after purchasing fruit, and freezing some before it...

No Bake Cereal Protein Bar

Jan
18
2017

Ugh Oh... it's 2 p.m. and those afternoon cravings are starting to kick in. What do you reach for: candy bar, potato chips, or cookies? How about one of these yummy protein bars?! If you find...

Encourage Healthy Eating Habits in Your Child

Oct
06
2016

October is wellness month at Childcare Network, and we are featuring different aspects of health and wellness all month long. The most important component of overall health is your diet. 

Snack Time: Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

Aug
02
2016

Being a parent requires a lot of energy, especially with back to school season approaching. So, put down the energy drink and try a healthy alternative to acquire your much-needed energy with...

Coconut Water Ice Pops

Jul
26
2016

When the sun is blazing, there's nothing more satisfying than a tasty treat to cool you down. And while the ice cream truck may be calling, it's so much better to beat the heat this summer with a...

Kid-Friendly High Fiber Foods

Jul
20
2016

Fiber is a very important part of our diet, but most children don't get the proper amount. Toddlers and preschoolers should get close to 20 grams of fiber per day. That may sound like a lot, but a...

Nutella & Banana Sushi Snack

May
27
2016

Want a fun and healthy snack you can make with your preschooler?  This is a great one!

Cooking can be a pleasurable activity for children of all ages.  Starting them young can produce a lifelong...

Homemade Muesli Bars

Apr
12
2016

Children love snacking whether it’s at daycare or at home. Some parentslove to have snacks ready for their children when they come home from school just to hold them over until supper is ready....

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