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More Fruits and Vegetables Means Better Health!

By |April 19th, 2017|

 

According to a recent study from Imperial College in London, the more servings of fruit and vegetables that you have each day, the more the health benefits of those food amplify!

That means that if you eat more than the recommended 5 servings a day, you’re even more likely to avoid heart disease and stroke. […]

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Seasonal Springtime Veggies like Asparagus are Ready to Pick!

By |April 13th, 2017|

The weather is warming up, and it’s time for a new season of produce to start ripening! Your local farmers markets are opening up, and grocery stores are overflowing with spring flowers and veggies. So what fresh produce are you most excited about? We LOVE asparagus.

Asparagus is a great source for Vitamin K, which […]

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3 Ways to Reach Your Daily Recommended Veggie Servings

By |March 30th, 2017|

The USDA’s MyPlate system of choosing healthy foods has been a big game-changer for nutritionists – people can finally customize and understand their ideal daily diet! But just because we know what we should be eating doesn’t make it any easier. Depending on a few factors, the daily recommended intake of vegetables is from 1 to […]

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“Build Your Own” Lunches are a Great Way to Get Kids Excited About Eating Well

By |March 14th, 2017|

Making lunches is one of the greatest struggles of raising healthy kids – it’s a balancing act between getting out the door in time every morning, putting healthy option in, and finding things that the kids really want to eat. That’s why it’s a great idea to try putting together “build you own” lunches. […]

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3 Ways to Deal with Picky Eaters

By |January 18th, 2017|

One of the most significant challenges of raising a healthy family is that young children don’t always love to eat well. Here are a few surefire ways to include more healthy foods in your kids’ diet, without having to wrestle them down or reward with junk food:

1.Present food in entertaining ways! Cutting fruits and […]

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3 Tips for Healthy Back to School Habits

By |January 3rd, 2017|

1.It’s finally time for the kids to head back to school after spending some fun family time together over the holidays! Keep them on track for an awesome year by following some of these simple tips for healthy back-to-school habits.Turn snacking into a game! After school snacks are an essential part of most children’s […]

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Christmas Kids Crafts – Veggie Wrapping Paper!

By |December 19th, 2016|

Get the kids involved in gift wrapping for this holiday season, and simultaneously spark a positive relationship with their vegetables!

You can use celery to make roses!

And carve potatoes and apples for specific designs

And use chopped vegetables for small designs!

There are several great reasons to make wrapping paper like this with your kids. First, it’s […]

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3 Healthy Recipes That the Kids Can Help With

By |December 1st, 2016|

Getting kids involved in the kitchen is one of the best ways to get them interested in eating healthy foods. Here’s a few ideas that incorporate fresh fruits and veggies, and are fun for the kids to make AND eat!
1.Apple Frogs

Thanks to Lori from ADayInMotherhood.com for these cute ideas, hands on and fun, and […]

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Stuff Your Stockings with Veggie-Go’s

By |November 28th, 2016|

Veggie-Go’s make an ideal treat for Christmas morning among the sugary baked goods and festive candies. Feel good about putting a half serving of fruit and veggies into your kids’ stockings! They love the fruity, chewy strips – and you love the Non-GMO, organic, and simple ingredients.

Purchase online and buy a whole box, or […]

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We’re Thankful for our Veggie-Go’s Fans!

By |November 20th, 2016|

Here’s a shout out to all our awesome, loyal customers! Whether you’ve stuck with us from the beginning at the Boulder Farmers Market or you found us in your local store and fell in love, we are so appreciative that you  support us! Veggie-Go’s is always trying to make nutrition more available in a […]