Easy dinner ideas are hard to come by unless they come in a box, or so you thought. Here is a great idea for a quick, healthy alternative to those boxed mac and cheese recipes. You’ll be able to sneak in so many veggies your kids won’t even notice they’re eating healthy. The best thing about this meal is it is a one-pot wonder, which means it’s not only easy to make, but it’s just as easy to clean up!
Watch as Yvette shows you how fast and easy dinner preparing a healthy dinner can be in this week’s eHow video:
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Although our Handstand Kids love veggies, its no secret that parents are always looking for ways to encourage this particular food group into the diets of little ones. However, the Culinary Vegetable Institute in Milan, Ohio, has come up with a program titled “Veggie U” that has already helped many young children discover how exciting and tasty vegetables are!
Veggie U’s mission is to promote the well-being of children through a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on making wise food choices. Kids learn how food grows and participate in activities that help them develop a familiarity with healthy food. The program was created by educators, physicians and nutritionists, visit www.veggieu.org for more information and to see if a program is available near you!
In order to ensure that your kids get a full serving of fruits as well as veggies, whip up one of the delicious Handstand Kids Smoothies as a delicious snack!
We recently learned about a musical group from Vienna, dubbed The Vegetable Orchestra, who have been experimenting with and playing instruments made of vegetables since 1998. The group who are both artists and performers was looking for a challenge and decided to create music out of what they considered to be the most difficult products: veggies.
Before each performance, the group must purchase their produce and create their instruments. While some of the vegetables, such as a pumpkin, naturally become instruments, others require a bit more effort. Watch this video to see how they create their instruments and see a performance featuring the finished product: