Easily serve a home cooked meal by using the crock pot! This recipe can be adapted to what spices and veggies your family likes. Leftover chicken can be used to start another meal like chicken sandwiches or chicken salad. The bones can be boiled to make chicken stock for soups or to be used in other recipes.
What is your favorite crock pot recipe?
Fruits are full of powerful nutrients, antioxidants, fiber and energy. Not to mention very tasty! Be sure to utilize a variety of fruits including fresh, dried and frozen. Fruits are great for breakfast or for an afternoon pick me up.
Try this tasty yogurt dip with apples and pretzels for a great after school snack! https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/peanut-butter-honey-yogurt-dip/
What is your favorite way to serve fruit to your kids?
Water is readily available, inexpensive and the best beverage for our body. If you or your child struggle with fatigue, headaches, constipation or dry skin try drinking more water and see if you notice an improvement.
Dont love water? Try these tips to increase your water intake. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/how-to-drink-more-water#section13
Family meals - Sitting down and eating as a family not only improves nutrition, it also promotes better communication between parents and their kids. Research has shown kids that regularly have family meals are less likely to engage in ‘risky’ behaviors in their adolescent years. Make family mealtimes a priority this year.
Feeling stuck with how to fit family meals into your schedule? Reach out to Brenda, FORK Dietician, to help you come up with a plan.