Every day we make choices that can help us feel better and healthier. Being physically active has shown to help people feel better, sleep better, think better, and cope better. Many of us feel like we are juggling so many responsibilities that it is hard to fit in time for self-care and being active. Healthy… Continue reading Your Choice, Your Move // Healthy Choices Create Better Health
What are your favorite kinds of berries? Did blackberries make the cut? They are in season June through August. Now is the time to give them a try. When selecting blackberries, look for those that are plump, soft, and dull black in color. If you find yourself with a batch of blackberries that have a… Continue reading Top Ten Ways to Enjoy Blackberries // Blackberry Lemon Muffins
Eating out can be a way to treat yourself, a timesaver on a busy night, or an opportunity for a night off from cooking. The Create Better Health team encourages people to eat at home to save money and to prepare more nutritious meals, but eating out isn't all bad. MyPlate tells us that making… Continue reading Tips for Takeout // Restaurant Copycat Recipes
You know how a tomato is fruit that we use like a vegetable? Well, rhubarb is a vegetable that we use like a fruit! It is crunchy like celery, and super sour, and one of Captain Create's favorite veggies! Visit kidscreateutah.org to learn how to make Rhu-Berry Toaster Tarts. Enjoy!
Have you shopped at your local farmers market? If not, you're missing out! There's nothing quite like the taste of fresh, locally grown produce. Juicy tomatoes, perfectly ripened peaches, and fragrant fresh herbs aren't the only perk of farmers market shopping. Your family and community reap even more benefits. Just to name a few: Supporting… Continue reading Double Up for Free Fruits and Veggies! // Farmers Market Recipes