GrowingGreat has partnered with several South Bay restaurants to celebrate and encourage healthy eating in the month of March. Each restaurant has agreed to denote healthy options on their menus, with portions of the proceeds benefitting GrowingGreat. Visit the below restaurants in the month of March to support GrowingGreat in inspiring healthy eating…
Show your loved ones just how much you care with these homemade, healthy and sweet Valentine’s Day treats. Love Potion Float ice cubes made from pomegranate juice in a fruit smoothie (like the Cabbage Berry one below) for a special “love potion” your sweetie is sure to enjoy. Recipe here….
It is important for children and adults to refuel their “engines” after exercise in order to replenish the nutrients lost. As soon as possible post-workout, eat a snack with carbs and protein. Carbs replenish the glycogen lost through exercise and protein helps muscles rebuild and repair. Academy of Nutrition and…
Thanks to a generous donation from the Howard Hughes Corporation, GrowingGreat launched the nutrition program at Blue School in Seaport Village, New York on December 3rd and 4th, 2013. A long-time GrowingGreat super-docent, Lisa Crumb, taught lesson #1, “Feed Your Engines: Protein, Fats, and Carbohydrates” to the Blue School students…
This holiday season, why not give the greatest gift of all – food! Homemade gifts are unique, inexpensive, and from the heart. Here are some healthy, home-cooked gift ideas sure to delight anyone on your list. Sweet and Savory Spiced Nuts Adapted from Seven Spoons Start to Finish: 25 minutes Yield:…
GrowingGreat Introductory Lesson
This is an actual lesson from our curriculum. It’s the introduction lesson featuring our wonderful instructor Lisa. It this video it will give a brief description of the lesson plan, what print materials will be needed and the approximate length of the class.
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GrowingGreat on CNN LA Local Edition
GrowingGreat founder Peggy Curry, talks with CNN Los Angeles local edition about her Gardening and Nutrition education non-profit that inspires healthy eating for kids and adults .