Month: June 2015

Healthy Start/Départ Santé Partnership Engagement Meeting

‘’And to think that we began this project with about five people.’’ This phrase reflects the substantial development of the Healthy Start/Départ Santé initiative. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 the HSDS Partnership Engagement Meeting was held at Station 20 West and was attended by over 30 people, who are currently involved in the project. Qualitative …

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Chili

What you need: 1 lb ground chicken or turkey 1 green pepper, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 medium onion, sliced 5-10 mushrooms, sliced 1 can stewing tomatoes (low sodium) Chicken broth (low sodium), to taste 3 tsp. ground cumin 3 tsp. chili powder How to: Cook meat in pot. Add all veggies and cook …

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Niçoise Salad

What you need: 1lb small potatoes , cooked and chopped 2 cups mesclun or spinach 1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped in half 3 green onions, chopped ¼ cup green olives 1 cup corn 3 eggs, boiled and chopped 1 can tuna Salt & pepper, to taste ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar or …

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Dip for fruit

What you need: ¾ cup Vanilla yogurt ¼ cup Low-fat granola 2 tbsp. Unsweetened, shredded coconut How to: Mix yogurt, granola and coconut together in a bowl. Serves six children *Reference: LEAP Food Flair, Legacies Now, p. 127.

Fruit Kebab

What you need: Choose a variety of ripe, fresh fruit to make into different bite-size shapes, such as: Apple half-circles Banana rounds Cantaloupe or honeydew melon cubes Grape halves Kiwi circles Orange moon shapes Watermelon triangles How to: Remove rinds and make fruit easy for children to cut. Arrange fruit on a small plate and …

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Sunrise Early Learning Centre in Weyburn: Working Together Towards Positive Changes

Sunrise Early Learning Centre in Weyburn, Saskatchewan have been very strong proponents of healthy eating since they opened up 9 years ago.  Recently moving into a new space, and opening to the general public, Sunrise ELC has grown and greatly increased the number of children they care for.  Since their expansion, they have had to …

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