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Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month: How to Sneak Fruits and Veggies into Meals

September 22, 2014

Getting kids to eat more fruits and veggies can be difficult. Most kids, however, love to be involved in the food making process, and will enjoy the food more if they play a part in creating it. Here are some cute recipes to make with your child that will encourage them to eat their fruits[…..]

Easy Ways to get Five Servings of Fruits and Vegetables a Day

March 19, 2014

“Keep up a balanced diet…“- it’s one of those messages you will never stop hearing. Fruits and vegetables are a large part of keeping a well-balanced diet. They provide vitamins and minerals essential to the body and reduce the risk of some chronic diseases. Most people should be eating more than three cups of fruits[…..]