Connect with your kids by planning meals as a family.
Make a family cookbook by getting your little chefs to choose their favorite healthy recipes.
Kids love to measure ingredients, so get them baking with you.
Feed your kids’ curiosity by asking them to choose a new whole grain, such as brown rice, barley or quinoa, to make together.
Make meal time enjoyable and take time to connect with your kids.
Encourage your family to try a food or recipe that uses a new vegetable or whole grain.
Take cooking lessons with your kids. Check out your community centre, or grocery store, or watch your favourite cooking show.
Have a cooking party for the kids. Let them plan the menu, shop, and cook the meal, with your help of course!
Get creative with pizza night! Let everyone make their own mini pizzas by choosing colourful toppings like pineapple, red peppers, and broccoli.
Make healthy snacks together for family movie night. Flavour popcorn with oregano or cinnamon.
Enjoy holiday cooking with your kids! Add a healthy twist on a favourite recipe, or find a new one.
Balance out rich holiday foods with colourful vegetables and fruit.
Cook meals ahead of time to keep in your freezer. This will free up time to enjoy the holidays with your family and friends.
Plan your meals and use a grocery list to help keep your holiday costs under control.
Help make the holidays run smoothly by planning your meals and snacks.
Curb your hunger at holiday parties by eating a small, healthy snack an hour before.
Cook, eat, and explore food together. Get everyone involved in meal planning, shopping, and cooking.
Save time at the grocery store by writing your list to match the store layout.
Keep cut-up veggies handy for quick and easy appetizers for last minute guests.
If you choose to drink alcohol, alternate with sparkling water with lime, low-sodium vegetable juice, or cranberry juice with club soda.
Stock up on healthy grab-and-go foods from the four food groups and help your kids create quick, healthy lunches and snacks.
Want to beat the back-to-school rush? Make healthy eating easier by planning your meals and snacks ahead of time.
Looking at a busy week? Save time with ready-to-use produce like bagged green salad and pre-cut veggies and fruits.
Take advantage of the fall harvest to add more colour and crunch to your cart.
When planning meals and snacks, think about your family’s schedule, including sports and other activities.
Spend a few extra minutes when preparing dinner to cut up extra veggies and fruit for tomorrow’s lunch.
Become a big batch cook on the weekend. Cook and freeze meals like soups, stews, and casseroles to use during busy times.
Teach your kids important life skills by planning meals as a family.
Get a fibre boost by adding lower sodium chickpeas, kidney beans, and lentils to soups and chilis.
Buy lean and extra lean ground meats such as beef, chicken and turkey to make favourite fall meals.
Plan a family field trip to a grocery store or farmer's market and explore the variety of fresh veggies and fruits.
Ask your children to help plan and pack a picnic. Include foods from the four food groups.
Keep a refillable bottle of water handy. Water is the perfect drink on a hot summer day.
Dare to compare and make healthier food choices by using the % Daily Value on the Nutrition Facts table.
Make healthy eating a breeze this summer by planning your meals and snacks.
Barbecuing tonight? Put extra veggies, fish, tofu, or lean meat on the grill for tomorrow.
Heading to the lake or going camping? Plan your meals before you leave. You'll have more time for fun!
Create a meal plan that covers the four food groups and use it to help make your grocery list.
Eat together as often as possible this summer. This is a great way to connect with your family.
Want to save time grocery shopping? Use a list to navigate the aisles quickly.
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