Aug 27 2010

Healthy Back to School Snacks

Healthy Back to School Snacks

 

Busy parents are always on the lookout for simple yet healthful ways to feed their kids.  Fortunately, we here at KLOVE understand your concerns which is why we asked celebrity nutritionist, author and chef Christine Avanti for her recommendations.  Below are Christine’s suggestions for healthy back to school snacks.

 

Homemade:

Bake blueberry muffins using organic apple sauce instead of refined white sugar and butter. (http://www.christineavanti.com/Healthy-Recipe-Intro.php)

 

PB&J on mini bagels, whole wheat crackers or rice cakes - made with natural peanut butter and no sugar all natural fruit preserves.

 

Greek yogurt granola parfait made with low sugar or homemade granola.

 

Whole Wheat Bagel dipped into Fruity Cream Cheese -cream cheese mixed with organic fruit spread and fresh fruit.”

 

Honey Almond Popcorn Globes -only 64 calories!! (http://www.christineavanti.com/Healthy-Recipe-Intro.php)

 

Homemade granola

 

Quick grab and go snacks:

apple slices

blueberries

Fruitabu all organic fruit leather  (made by Kashi-no high fructose corn syrup)

string cheese

Baby Bel cheese

Popchips

hummus dip with celery, carrot and cucumbers, zucchini and red bell pepper slices instead of greasy potato chips

organic juice boxes made with real juice instead of juice made from concentrate and high fructose corn syrup


 
Cafeteria:

Hummus with veggies

Sliced fresh fruit

Yogurt fruit parfait

 

Listen to Christine discuss healthy after school snacks: part 1 & part 2

Aug 27 2010

The Afters are on K-LOVE!

The Afters' leadsinger Joshua Havens and guitarist Matt Fuqua stopped by the K-LOVE Studio. Leave a comment for them!

 

 

Listen to The Afters on K-LOVE:

Part 1 ~ The Afters talk about how they met and worked at Starbucks together.

Part 2 ~ The Afters discuss their new song, Line Up The Sky and about the difficult year they've had with losing their manager.

Part 3 ~ The Afters discuss how they are spending more time at home and how God has blessed them by doing so.

Part 4 ~ The Afters talk about partnering up with Randy Jackson.

Aug 26 2010

What foods do you refuse to eat? Why?

There are 5 foods that people fear: mushrooms, raisins/dried fruit, cheese, eggs and milk. Are there any foods you refuse to eat? Why?

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