Summer

Beat the Summer Heat with a Healthy Glass of Iced Tea

June 24, 2020
June is here and this month we are celebrating National Iced Tea Month! Whether you are sitting by the pool, playing a game of catch in the backyard, or simply enjoying a family-filled day at home, iced tea can be a refreshing drink to cool off during the hot summer. A healthy glass of iced tea makes for a great family-friendly option at any summer barbeque, picnic, or weeknight dinner.

Hack Your Summer with Healthy Snacks

June 10, 2020
Hack your summer by planning your snacks ahead of time! Planning healthy snacks ahead of time for family summer activities, like picnics, hikes, or movie nights in the living room, can help satisfy hunger between meals, while also helping to meet your family’s health goals.

Ways to Keep Children Active this Summer

June 03, 2020
Turn those inactive, summer days inside into fun-filled days spent outdoors! With school out, it’s important for kids to stay active over the summer. Healthy habits start with you. Be a role model and encourage safe and fun ideas to keep children of all ages active and busy this summer with these helpful tips.

Beat the Heat with No-Stove Recipes

May 27, 2020
With temperatures rising, how does your family plan to beat the heat this summer? Keep your kitchen cool on hot days by preparing your meal without turning on the stove or oven!

Spice Up Your Summer with Salsa

May 20, 2020
It’s National Salsa Month! As the weather get warmer, salsa is a great springtime snack that is bursting with flavor and packed with nutrients. With so many ways to prepare, flavor, and use salsa, salsa-making can be a fun, family activity for this month or anytime of the year!

Sweeten this Summer with Berries

May 07, 2020
Freshen up your summer snacks and meals with colorful berries! With a wide variety of berries, like strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries to choose from, the potential recipes to make at home with the whole family are endless.

Get Moving with Fun, Functional Fitness!

May 04, 2020
Functional fitness is an important part of daily exercise and a fun way to stay active! Including aerobic capacity, flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, balance, and agility activities throughout the day can help play a critical role in supporting your functional fitness and overall health goals.

Quick Family Meals

July 31, 2019
Now that summer is almost over and kids are heading back to school, it’s time to get back into a regular routine of preparing family dinners on weeknights. Don’t let everyone’s busy schedules stop you from making a healthy, nutritious meal!

Keep Cool and Active during Warm Weather

July 24, 2019
Is the summer heat not fitting into your physical activity routine? Spending an extended amount of time outdoors may not be a practical option for you, but don’t let the rising temperatures keep you from staying active!

Add Summer Squash to Your Meal!

July 17, 2019
Summer squash is in season! Find it at your local grocery store or farmers market to bring a pop of color and crunch to your meals. This versatile vegetable can be prepared in a variety of ways and added to several dishes you already make!