Trying new foods is a learned skill, and since so many kids go through phases where they’ll fight trying new foods, helping them to eat nutritiously can be a challenge. This month, we’ve put together a few recipes that your kids will recognize and love, with a nutritious twist. By using whole grains, choosing lower fat meat and dairy products, and including a splash of colorful vegetables, you can serve your kids their favorite foods with confidence that they’re getting better nutrition.
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As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, it’s important to remember that nutrition matters all year round. These 3 Guiding Stars recipes offer powerful nutrition combined with amazing flavor to make eating well a pleasure instead of a chore, no matter what the season.
In it’s straight up cocoa-powder form, chocolate has nutritional value as a provider of dietary fiber, protein and iron. The trouble is that we most often consume chocolate when it’s paired with a large amount of added sugars and saturated fat. This month, we’ve been on a mission to reclaim chocolate for a balanced eating plan. These chocolate recipes all earn three Guiding Stars because they pair this beloved flavor powerhouse with fruit and whole grains for a series of sweet, chocolate treats you can enjoy on a regular basis.
Lemon should be a staple of every pantry. Without doubt one of the most versatile flavors, lemon brightens savory dishes with all manner of herbs and spices and creates depth in the most tender baked goods. Rich with vitamin C and cheerful to look at, winter is the perfect time to spend a little more time getting to know lemons in your kitchen.
If you’ve set healthier eating goals for yourself, an important part of success is introducing new and delicious recipes to your routine. We’ve pulled together a few of our newest additions to give you some fresh, flavorful inspiration for eating more nutritiously.
We’ve made it through the holidays, but with the kids home from school and the hustle and bustle of the party season still winding down, it can be a challenge to find nutritious and flavorful dinners we have the energy to make. All of these recipes can be prepared in well under half an hour. Many of them will take less time if you can repurpose leftovers from your holiday meal for a new and wonderful dinner option.
You don’t need to dig out your astrolabe and star charts to find great tasting sandwiches that earn Guiding Stars. We’ve collected the best of our sandwich recipes to give you a great guide to the best flavor and highest nutrition to be found in wrap or on roll.