Category Archives: Fill Your Plate

5 things that gardening with a toddler has taught me…

By: Cecelia Wilken, a recent ASU Nutrition Student Last year I made the executive decision to start a family garden. Initially, I started it for personal and honestly, somewhat selfish reasons. I wanted to get outside more, I wanted our … Continue reading

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9 Tips to get your kids to make healthy food choices

by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends cholesterol screening starting at the age of 9? Heart disease starts with the diet you consume as a child, and therefore they … Continue reading

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What’s in Season This October?

By: Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy October! The weather is starting to cool down and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to start now on your healthy eating habits before all the holiday madness begins.  Fill … Continue reading

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Spooky Halloween Treats

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern As a kid one of my favorite holidays was Halloween. Every year my family would decorate the entire house in spooky Halloween décor and plan our costumes weeks in advance. By far my favorite … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe It’s Butter!: Making your own butter is easier than you think!

By: Cecelia Wilken a recent ASU Nutrition Student I am a proprietor of making my own things. Maybe it’s because I’m stubborn, but I refuse to buy something that I can make myself. Especially if I can make it better. … Continue reading

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