5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Get Active Every Day

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Becky, Longmont, CO

My daughter took off her sparkly, strappy ballet flats and replaced them with a set of blue and grey sneakers. “I forgot! It’s a gym day. I can wear these fancy shoes on music or art days.” My children both attend a public school where physical education is only offered every third day. They are given two outdoor recesses, each lasting 15 minutes. In a typical, ... Read More

  • Recipe: Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

    Mary, Fruita, CO

    I adapted this recipe to make it gluten free. If you want to make a gluten version, replace flours with one cup whole wheat flour. Do not use all quinoa flour, it will be very bitter! You can also bake batter in a... Read more

  • Recipe: Peanut Butter Granola

    Mary, Fruita, CO

    This peanut butter granola is divine by itself, and makes a great addition to yogurt and fruit parfaits or sprinkled on top of oatmeal for crunch. Ingredients 3 cups old-fashioned oats (I use certified gluten... Read more

  • 3 Convenient Healthy Foods My Family Never Tires of Eating

    Mary, Fruita, CO

    Sometimes while working in my kitchen, I like to imagine I have become the Food Network’s latest home cook, featured for my innovative and creative approaches for creating meals that are healthy, tasty,... Read more

  • 4 Family-Friendly Spring Activities in Colorado

    Kelly, Ft. Collins, CO

    Ah, spring! The days are growing longer. The temperatures are getting warmer. The world is waking up, and we need to wake up along with it. The time has come to say so long to treadmills and stationary bikes. Goodbye to solo... Read more

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