Category: Eat Healthy on a Budget

Back-to-School Lunch Meal Prep

Do you have a picky eater? Is your school nut-free? Packing lunches can be a tough task, especially in the morning hustle and bustle of trying to get the kids ready for school. Check out these simple meal prep tips

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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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Every Kid Healthy Week

Happy 5th annual Every Kid Healthy Week, Boston! From April 24-28, 2017, we celebrate school health and wellness achievements! Action for Healthy Kids is a national organization that hosts this annual event that “shines a spotlight on the great efforts

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Snacks On-the-Go

Heading out on a road trip this April vacation? Or getting ready for a day trip by car or public transportation? Preparing to be away for hours or days with your family can take a lot of planning, when getting

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National Nutrition Month: Green is Gold

Did you know March is National Nutrition month? National Nutrition Month is when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. All month we can learn about and celebrate eating right with

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Hearty winter vegetables

Most people don’t associate winter with fresh, local fruits and veggies. And it’s true—in many places, finding fresh produce (that isn’t potatoes and onions) can be hard when cold weather hits. But with proper planning, finding and eating a diverse

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New year, new you, new food!

Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you all had a fun and safe new year’s celebration. For most, the new year brings excitement and mystery of a “clean slate.” Even kids have a new quarter or semester at school to

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Four ways to have a candy-free Halloween!

It’s the spookiest, creepiest time of year: Halloween! Over the next week, Boston slowly transforms into one giant haunted city, as witches, ghosts, and goblins fill the streets and shadowy jack-o-lanterns appear on every stoop. But, if your kids are

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Pass on the salt, please!

Most people in the U.S. today eat too much sodium, mainly in the form of salt. After all, salt is in almost all of the food we buy—especially processed food—even if we can’t directly taste it. Unfortunately, eating too much

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Ready, get set, grow!

April showers bring May flowers and—if you’ve noticed the community gardens all around Boston—fruits and veggies too! Luckily, you don’t need to access a community garden to grow and eat your own food. All you need are a few containers

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