During each class, we discuss topics like proper hydration, sugar, sleep habits, macronutrients, balanced meals, snack choices, and nutrition facts label reading. We teach your children how to make good choices about what foods they put in their bodies. They will learn basic concepts about foods that are bad for them and what are the good foods that give their body nutrients to function properly.
In 2015, the New Mexico Department of Health stated 25.6% of kindergarten students and 34.4% of third graders were overweight or obese in New Mexico. Through the regular class and seminars held for parents, we work to bring awareness about childhood obesity and help parents and kids better understand nutrition concepts. Our goal is to help your child understand that a healthy lifestyle is more than just working out; ultimately it starts in the kitchen. Learning at a young age how to adopt healthy eating habits sets your child up for success and a healthy and positive relationship with food.
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- Recipe of the Month: Sticky Honey Garlic Chicken Wings - Sticky Honey Garlic Chicken Wings Recipe courtesy: The Endless Meal INGREDIENTS 2 lb. chicken wings 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper Cilantro and sesame seeds, for garnish FOR THE GLAZE: 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons soy sauce (or sub coco aminos for paleo) 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 2 large garlic cloves, very finely minced ... Continue Reading
- Recipe of the Month: Lettuce Wrap - Lettuce Wrap Recipe of the Month Lettuce wrap Recipe courtesy: 40 Aprons blog INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 yellow onion , diced 1 cup baby bella mushrooms , minced 3 cloves garlic , minced 1 pound ground pork or ground chicken 1/2 cup shredded carrots salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup coconut aminos 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon almond butter 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 1 tablespoon sriracha 8- ounce can water chestnuts, diced 3 green onions , thinly ... Continue Reading
- Recipe of the Month: Kale Salad - Kale Salad Recipe of the Month Kale Salad By Anti Nelly Soto Hernandez INGREDIENTS 1 1⁄2lbs kale, stems and leaves coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil crushed red pepper flakes, to taste (optional) 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced salt and pepper 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add crushed red pepper flakes, if using, and let them ... Continue Reading
- Recipe of the Month: February 2018 - Cauliflower Pancakes Recipe of the Month Cauliflower Pancakes By Anti Nelly Soto Hernandez INGREDIENTS 1 cup packed cauliflower rice 2 bananas 3 eggs 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 2 tbs coconut oil 1-2 tsp cinnamon powder 1-2 tsp vanilla Honey or maple syrup to taste *May add, chia seeds, protein powder, or almond butter for additional nutritional value. INSTRUCTIONS Cook cauliflower in the ... Continue Reading