Are They Bored Yet?

Jul 11

Are They Bored Yet?

“I’m Bored!” How many times have you already heard that from the kiddos this summer? No matter how excited the kids are about summer break or how many fun things are planned, there comes a time when this statement is inevitable. We thought we would offer some fresh ideas (hopefully!) to help beat the summer boredom: Pinterest - If you have not...

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Sunshine and Summertime

Jul 10

Sunshine and Summertime

Hey team! I hope that you have all been getting outside and getting active this summer! When when you do, it’s important to remember to wear sunscreen. July is UV Safety Month, which is just a fancy way to say protect your skin and wear sunscreen! I put sunscreen on every two hours if I’m outside all day. It’s much better to take the five minutes to reapply than to...

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Healthy Grilling

Jul 09

Healthy Grilling

Did you know that July is National Grilling Month? Summer is the best time to have those family barbecues with all of those tasty grilled foods. Cooking food on a grill provides the opportunity for some really great flavors to be cooked into some healthy foods! Last year we shared these ideas to make your cookout a healthy one, and wanted to share them once again:...

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Being OrganWise at Delgado Community College

Jul 08

Being OrganWise at Delgado Community College

Thanks to the great work of Ms. Mary Schultheis, Ms. Stephenie Marshall, Ms. Sheneda Jackson and staff at Crescent City Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Services in Gretna, LA, dietetic students at Delgado Community College are learning to be OrganWise! Ms. Schultheis received a Healthy Incentive Project this year as part of the Thriving Communities, Thriving...

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Summer Corn Appetizers

Jul 07

Summer Corn Appetizers

Corn is a summer staple food, which is why it is a July Foods of the Month. Simple grilled corn on the cob is a wonderful addition to summer meals. For a little more creativity, but the same level of simplicity, try these corn dishes that are perfect for your next get together. We love that all of these dishes involve adding more vegetables to the corn, making them...

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Party in the Park

Jul 07

Party in the Park

Well hey there! I had an excellent holiday weekend. I spent July 4th at the local park with what seemed like the whole town! I ran into so many friends from school and so we got to hang out. There were bouncy castles brought in for us to play on and of course the playground that is always at the park. Everyone brought picnics to eat for dinner and then there was an...

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