Healthy Baking Tips for the Holidays

Dec 22

Healthy Baking Tips for the Holidays

Two weeks ago, we featured our carrot cake bites on the blog as a way to have the taste of carrot cake while still being healthy. This week, we provide healthy baking tips for making your favorite desserts (like carrot cake) OrganWise! We used all the tips listed here when we made our delicious carrot cake, pictured below. Made with lots of real grated carrots (a...

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Healthy Turnip Fries Video Recipe

Dec 19

Healthy Turnip Fries Video Recipe

Ever tried a turnip? If not, this is a great way to be introduced to them! Try these tasty turnip fries as a healthier alternative to French Fries with your next meal. Watch as Peri Stolic and Pepto, the stomach, give you step by step directions on how to create this yummy side: Click here to learn more about root veggies and to get this recipe from a previous blog...

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Give Back This Christmas

Dec 18

Give Back This Christmas

Well hey there! Christmas is only one week away. While it is okay to be excited to get gifts, this time of year is also about giving back, any way you can. That’s why I have signed up with my school to wrap gifts at the local bookstore. When people buy a gift, they can stop by our wrapping station and we will wrap it up for them. The service is free, but we give any...

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Simplify the Stress of the Season

Dec 17

Simplify the Stress of the Season

While this time of year can be one of the most enjoyable, it also ends up being one of the most stressful! Between holiday decorating, shopping, parties, cards to be sent, school performances, and traveling, it becomes quite a hectic time in our family. I know I am not alone. It seems all around me everyone is harried and trying to figure out how they are going to...

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Hosting a Campus Wellness Night

Dec 16

Hosting a Campus Wellness Night

It’s not uncommon to look at the schedule of an elementary school at the beginning of the school year and see Campus Open House. It’s also not uncommon to look at that same schedule further along in the year and see Math Night or Science Night. Frequently, the Math department plans a fun, family-friendly event for the students to engage in a variety of math-oriented...

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Citrus Fish

Dec 15

Citrus Fish

Citrus fruits like lemons, oranges, and grapefruits are the December Foods of the Month. We like that you can cook with citrus in a lot of different ways. Two years ago, we made a citrus punch for the holidays. This year, we are doing something totally different with our citrus fruits; we are using them when we cook fish! Try these tips to make a perfect citrus fish...

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