Tag Archives: after school snacks

Why I Love Real Food- A Stroll “Thru” Memory Lane

I am the youngest of EIGHT kids.  My parents owned a businesses that ran 24 hours a day which they never stopped growing.  How busy and stressed they must have been!   I was mostly a hot lunch kid from kindergarten through … Continue reading

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Salt Their Oats…Not Their Nuts.

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink…but you can put salt in his oats.”   -quote i learned from Mr. Bandettini (my favorite teacher EVER) I have memories as a little girl, all alone … Continue reading

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Take Steps (No Matter How Small) to Change the Food Culture at Your School

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or in our case… organic lemon granita. I needed to pack a snack for my child to eat during school hours.  I understand, a toothless student can only have apples so many times…whole … Continue reading

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Biking Through Candyland

Not a bike lesson, but a lesson in my neighborhood’s after school snacks. I got a new bike for my birthday, a cruiser. As I was dreaming about adding a front basket for my fresh produce and long baguette, my … Continue reading

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French Kids Eat Everything- EXCEPT SNACKS!

Bonjour mon ami! I’ve wanted this book for a long time.  I ordered it from the bookstore and treated myself to its purchase for my birthday. Here are the basic French Food Rules… #1  You (the parent/guardian) are in charge … Continue reading

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Q and A with the Sugar Reporter

Some of my readers have suggested future posts b/c they’d like to know the answers! So here are three questions and my answers to them… 1.)  I’m in charge of the fall party at school.  Do you have any ideas … Continue reading

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Kale Chips

Are your kids starving when they get home from school? “After school” is a great time to introduce something new and healthy because they say… “Hunger is the best spice at the table.” If you haven’t tried making kale chips … Continue reading

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