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If You Hate Spinach, You’ll Love This

If you’re like millions of kids, you’re not completely sold on eating vegetables. Well, it turns out sometimes you shouldn’t eat vegetables! Some veggies, mostly those labeled cold-weather vegetables, will go through a transformation when the weather gets too hot. … Continue reading

Crunchy Pea Salad

½ cup plain yogurt or low-fat mayonnaise 1 tbsp vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1 10-ounce box of frozen peas 1 cup salted peanuts ¼ cup grated red onion Mix yogurt, vinegar, sugar and grated onion. Gently stir in the peas … Continue reading

Spinach Raisin Salad

6 oz. raw spinach 1/4 cup raisins 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp orange juice 1 tbsp vinegar Wash and dry 6 ounces of raw spinach. Add 1/4 cup raisins (or other dried fruit). Make a dressing by mixing olive … Continue reading

Broccoli Trees & Dip

Crunch your way through a forest of little broccoli trees! With an adult, cut a head of broccoli into little “trees.” Mix 2 tbsp of salsa, 1 tbsp chopped green onions into sour cream. Season with garlic salt. Dip a … Continue reading

Zesty Citrus Salad

This salad is a wintertime treat and refreshing in the summer, too! With an adult, chop 5 cups of salad greens. Add chopped slices of orange, tangerine and grapefruit. Make dressing by blending equal parts oil, vinegar and grapefruit. Top … Continue reading

Create a Scarrot!

Use carrots, fruits and vegetables and imagination to make creepy treats! Carefully slice one carrot into round, coin-like shapes. Slice another carrot into sticks. Use raisins, berries or olive slices for eyes and peanut butter for glue. Use bell pepper … Continue reading

Red & White Ball Salad

Make this tasty salad next time you want something healthy to munch. Mix cherry tomatoes with small balls of mozzarella cheese in a bowl. Sprinkle with extra virgin olive oil. Season with a little salt and pepper. Take a bite! … Continue reading