Healthy Eating Month Interview with Missy Keltner

In our second installment of Healthy Eating Month interviews, we chatted with Missy Keltner, Manager at Rock & Brews, El Segundo, about her ideas on healthy eating. GG: What does healthy eating mean to you? Missy: Healthy eating does not mean you have to deprive yourself of the food you love...

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Healthy Eating Month Interview: Chris Garasic

We are excited to present our first of several to come Healthy Eating Month Interviews! In our first installment, we interviewed Chris Garasic, Executive Chef at Shade Hotel, Manhattan Beach. GG: What does healthy eating mean to you? Chris: To me eating healthy means eating the right foods that...

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Healthy Eating Month

  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...

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Healthy and Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats

Healthy and Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats

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...

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Post-Exercise Nutrition

Post-Exercise Nutrition

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...

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GrowingGreat Goes to New York

GrowingGreat Goes to New York

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...

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Home-cooked Gifts

Home-cooked Gifts

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 ...

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Jack Johnson Selects GrowingGreat Again!

Due to our strong commitment to planting local gardens and teaching healthy nutrition to our youth, GrowingGreat has been selected again to team up with Jack Johnson on his 2013 From Here To Now To You Tour. The tour is being coordinated by All At Once, a social action network connecting...

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Awesome Volunteer!

GrowingGreat would like to send a sincere thank you to Milt Graham of Pacific Elementary for being a GrowingGreat Volunteer for the past 13 years!! 572 Garden Lessons, 6,600 students, 32 teachers – Thank you for your loyal serving to helping the Pacific Panther’s to Grow Great!

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