Month: July 2015

Helping Hands

We asked our separate classrooms to plan and cook lunch for the whole centre. They got into the kitchen and helped mix and make the meal for everyone else. Before we cooked, they had to decide on their meals and ingredients. ~Dundonald Child Care Co-operative, SK

Healthy Start Data Collection – A Summer Students` Perspective

One of the many exciting (and fast-paced) jobs associated with Healthy Start/Départ Santé is data collection. Run, throw the ball, anthropomorphic measurements, plate waste analysis and environment scans are some of the terms and phrases that you will hear throughout the two days of data collection, when spending time with the Healthy Start team at …

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Taco Salad

Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef or turkey 1 taco seasoning pouch (low in sodium) 1 cup water 1 tomato, diced 1 yellow or orange bell pepper, chopped Kalamata or black olives, sliced Spinach or lettuce Cheddar cheese, grated Salsa or plain Greek yogurt (optional) Directions: Heat a skillet over medium-heat. Add meat and cook until …

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Spinach Summer Salad

Ingredients: 3 cups baby spinach 2 cups fresh fruit (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and/or peaches etc.) ½ cup yogurt Directions: Wash baby spinach. Cut fresh fruit into small pieces and add to spinach. Add yogurt and toss salad until everything is coated. Serve immediately and enjoy.

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients: 1 & ½ cups of frozen blueberries 1 banana (frozen) 8-10 fresh pineapple chunks ¾ almond milk 1 cup spinach Toppings: Fresh blueberries Fresh strawberries Mandarin pieces 2 tablespoons of unsweetened coconut ¼ cup granola 1 tablespoon hemp seeds 1 tablespoon walnuts 1 tablespoon peanut butter Directions: Put all ingredients in blender and blend. …

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Bush Pies

Ingredients: Pizza Bush Pie 2 slices of bread Spreadable butter 1-2 tbsp. pizza sauce ¼ cup chopped or sliced meat (chicken, ham, etc.) ¼ cup Mozzarella (more or less depending on personal preference) Extras: Sliced peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, pineapple, tomatoes, etc. Directions: Make campfire (works best when there is lots of hot coals and fire …

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