Category: Eat Healthy on a Budget

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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March is National Nutrition Month®!

March is National Nutrition Month®, a month designed to highlight the importance of making informed, healthy food choices. This year’s theme, “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” is about enjoying food—and who doesn’t want to do that? Taste is often

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Calling all junior chefs: Win a trip to the White House!

Calling all aspiring kid chefs! As a part of the Let’s Move Campaign, First Lady Michelle Obama is once again hosting the annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge to promote healthy cooking and eating among kids across the nation. The 5th annual

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