Welcome to Nourishing the Next Generation Newsletter. This site is an archive site. The newsletter was designed for grandmothers and grandfathers who care for a child (or children) of any age: infants through teens. Others who may be interested include other family members, many child care providers, neighbors and friends.
February / March 2016 CONTENTS: Impacts of this Newsletter: Survey Results, Raising Healthy Easters, Tips for Feeding 'Picky' Young Eaters
December 2015 / January 2016 CONTENTS: Nourishing the Grandkids with Between-Meal Snacks, Increasing Indoor 'Active Time', Using Cost-Cutting Foods in Tasty Meals and Snacks
October / November 2015 CONTENTS: Do-It-Yourself Frozen Dinners, Make-Ahead Broccoli, Rice and Chicken Casserole
August / September 2015 CONTENTS: Is Your Grandbaby Ready for More than Formula?, Teaching Babies and Toddlers to Feed Themselves, Is It Done Yet? Cook Food Safely!
June / July 2015 CONTENTS: Older Newsletters are Online, Please Watch for a Mailed Survey from Us, Thirsty? Make the Best Beverage Choices Often, Nutty Cole Slaw with Peaches
March / April / May 2015 CONTENTS: Growing Vegetables or Herbs at Home, Kids Benefit when Offered a Variety of Foods, Crunchy Baked Kale Chips
January / February 2015 CONTENTS: Want to Feel Happier, Look Better and Be Healthier?, Plan for Nourishing Snacks, Reflecting on New Year's Resolutions
November / December 2014 CONTENTS: Help your youngsters learn to love a variety of foods, Wishing You Joyful Holidays and a Happy New Year!, Fall Harvest Soup Recipe
September / October 2014 CONTENTS: A Healthy Mouth for Baby, Help Young Athletes Make Healthful Food Choices, MyPlate Dietary Advice for Kids Ages 2 and Older
July / August 2014 CONTENTS: Physical Activity Is Fun For Your Family,Delicious, Nutritious and Affordable Veggies, Lentil Veggie Soup recipe
May / June 2014 CONTENTS: Choosing Healthful and Affordable Foods, In the Kitchen with Kids, Grow Some Vegetables with Container Gardening
February / March 2014 CONTENTS: Preventing Kids from Choking on Foods, Kids Eating Twice Too Many Empty Calories, Noisy Nutty Chocolate Monkey Treats
December 2013 / January 2014 CONTENTS: Easy, Tasty, Healthy: Simple Recipe Substitutions, For Festive Feasts and Happy Holidays, Keep Food Safety in Mind
October / November 2013 CONTENTS: Serving Child-Friendly Veggies and Fruits, Towards More Healthful Snacking, Let's Move -- Often and More!
August / September 2013 CONTENTS: Sports, Supplements and Nutrition, Baby's First Foods, Recipe for Healthful "Fast Foods"
June / July 2013 CONTENTS: Offering 'Rainbows' at Meals, Snacks, Rethinking Your Family Meal, Health Is More Important than Weight
April / May 2013 CONTENTS: Healthful Breakfasts, Healthy Grandkids, Mini Gardening using Containers, Recipe: Fruit Smoothie
March 2013 CONTENTS: Dietary Fiber Makes a Difference, Lead the Way: Creating a Relaxed Family Mealtime Experience, Kitchen Time Together Promotes Bonding and Fun
January / February 2013 CONTENTS: Add more Veggies to your Family Meals, Managing "Picky Eater Syndrome", Recipe: Cold Pocket Sandwiches
November / December 2012 CONTENTS: A Spotlight on School Lunches, Prepare Now to Keep Food Safe during a Storm, Feed Your Young One Independence
September / October 2012 CONTENTS: Start Every Day the Whole Grain Way, Vary Your Fruits and Vegetables, No-Cook Banana Nut Balls
July / August 2012 CONTENTS: Tips for Picnics, Cookouts, Camping, Outdoor Parties; Frozen Fruit Cup Snacks
May / June 2012 CONTENTS: Teaching Youngsters to "Eat Smart"; Food-Safe Families Wash Often; New Foods? Be a Taste Buddy!
February / March 2012 CONTENTS: Attention Grandparents Raising Grandchildren!; Excellent Eggs; Easy Hard-boiled Eggs
December 2011 / January 2012 CONTENTS: Help your Grandchild Eat Enough Iron; Homemade Holiday Gift Idea: Dry Food Mixes; Chewy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars
October / November 2011 CONTENTS: Be Smart with Healthy Snacks; Getting the Benefits of Breakfast; Try These Fun Snacks; Banana or Blueberry Blast Smoothie
August / September 2011 CONTENTS: "MyPlate" Replaces the MyPyramid Symbol; Beverages, Foods Protect against Dehydration; Grandchildren and Body Weight
June / July 2011 CONTENTS: Juicy Yogurt Ice Pops; Plan for Active Family Fun, Good Foods This Summer; Sports Nutrition Improves Athletic Performance
April / May 2011 CONTENTS: Keep preferences in mind when preparing and serving food for youngsters; Gardening with Children and Teens; Remember Food Safety When Handling Eggs
March 2011 CONTENTS: Eight ways you and your grandchildren (if they're 2 years or older) can eat for taste AND good health; More Healthful "Packaged Food" Options; Easy Supper Pie
January / February 2011 CONTENTS: Setting "Family Rules" for Fast Foods, Buffets; Tips for Making Fitness, Good Nutrition Part of Your Everyday Family Life
November / December 2010 CONTENTS: Food Habits are "Caught" as Kids Watch You; The K-State Healthy Caregiver Decision Tool; Pumpkin "Pie" Dessert; Tips to Avoid Emotional Eating
September / October 2010 CONTENTS: Cook, Share Favorite Foods Together; September is national food safety education month; Quality, Quantity are Important in Food Choices
July / August 2010 CONTENTS: Coping with a Child's "Food Jags"; Good (and Good-for-You!) Party Snacks; Cinnamon Chips; Fruit Salad Salsa
May / June 2010 CONTENTS: First issue welcome; Weight Concerns about Children?; Bring On the Barbecue! Tips for Grilling Foods Safely
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