Avocados are one of the most versatile, healthy and delicious foods produced by Mother Nature. In recent years the avocado has become more abundant and accessible, creating more and more enthusiasts around the country, lucky for us! Our bodies love avocados. Here’s why: Good source of healthy fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated… Read more
Mommy, what’s for breakfast?? Sound familiar? Now that school is back in full swing, getting your household ready for the day can require many steps that may include diaper changing, bathing, brushing teeth, combing hair, eating breakfast and getting dressed, all before you have a moment to tend to yourself. Here at Grow Happy, we… Read more
Did you know the human body is 60-70% water? During the summer as we spend more time outdoors and increase our activity level, our body’s rate of water loss increases dramatically, making regular hydration incredibly important. Drinking an ice-cold glass of water on a hot day can be very satisfying, but adding an element of… Read more
When did August get here? Back to school season is upon us which means schedules are about to get a little hectic. When life gets busy, it can be tempting to go for inexpensive, fast food. But with just a little planning, eating healthy on a budget can be a breeze. To help, we’ve put… Read more
Peaches are top of mind for us in August because at this time of year, they are the most popular fruit purchased by our centers around the country. Take advantage of the season! They are a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin A. Here are 6 easy ways to serve peaches to even the pickiest of eaters, kids and grown-ups alike.
Congratulations to Liana Underwood for winning the $1,000 prize, and the hearts and taste buds of our toughest critics – you guessed it – our kiddos!
Nothing says summer sizzle more than grilling outside. We thought we’d take a mindful approach to healthy grilling this month with some ideas to involve the kids while keeping it safe, and good for you.
This recipe is our Registered Dietitian’s healthier take on a kid-favorite – taco casserole. It’s a great way to incorporate new vegetables into your child’s diet, like bell peppers, seeded jalapenos, or zucchini.
A kid-friendly snack idea by Registered Dietitian Carly Dunn.
Written by Ericka Sanchez, Nibbles and Feasts As someone who cooks every day and eats just about anything, I wasn’t ready for the challenge of a finicky five-year-old at the dinner table. When my son was a baby and I began to introduce solids in his meal schedule, the process was easy. We had fun getting… Read more