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Super Sprowtz, All About Teaching Your Kids to Eat Healthy!
How to get your kids to eat healthy.
Is your child a picky eater? Do they refuse to eat anything green? Then lets introduce them to the Super Sprowtz!
Super Sprowtz is an integrated educational media company that has built an exciting new and unique culture around healthy eating habits for children aged 3-8.
Follow their tips and watch your child enjoy healthy food in way way you never thought possible!
Super Sprowtz is an exciting story driven nutrition program which uses entertainment and puppetry to educate, children about healthy eating habits. Imagine a world filled with super hero vegetables, each with a unique super power that allows kids to learn to love vegetables!
There mission is simple: Don't preach, don't hide the vegetables, just tell them fun little stories and let the kids make the decision for themselves! The result may just surprise you!
Meet the Puppets!
Each of the Super Sprowtz is a child friendly muppet style puppet, each with his or her own unique super power.
Brian Broccoli is Super Strong
Colby Carrot has Super Sight.
Erica Eggplant is Super Smart.
Miki Mushroom is Super Soothing.
Oliver Onion & Gita Garlic are Super Sweet.
Sammy Spinach is Super Stretchy.
Suzy Sweetpea is Super Speedy.
Todd Tomato is Super Safe.
Zach Zucchini is a Super Swimmer.
Guidelines to help you choose the healthiest foods for your family
--At least half of your grains should be whole grain products. Choose whole grain when possible.
--Look at the Nutrition Facts Label and choose grains with higher amounts of dietary fiber in comparison to other grain products.
--Avoid highly refined grains that have added sugars like sucrose and fructose.
--Choose meats that are lean and low in fat, like turkey and chicken breast.
--Select seafood that is rich in omega-3fattyacids, like salmon and trout.
--Check sodium content in processed meats and avoid meats with lots of sodium.
--Choose beans, peas, or soy products as a main dish or part of a meal regularly.
--Avoid canned vegetables, or choose ones that are low in sodium.
--Vary your vegetables; be sure to include many different vegetables in your diet in order to consume different vitamins and minerals offered by each.
--Vegetables are great sources of many nutrients, including potassium, dietary fiber, folate, vitamin A, and vitamin C, so eat them frequently.
--Avoid buying canned fruits, as they often have significant amounts of added sugar. When buying canned fruits choose ones that are packed in water rather than syrup.
--Eat fruits with potassium, like bananas, often.
--Make most fruit choices whole, fresh fruits, rather than fruit juices.
--Choose low-fat or fat free dairy products, such as low fat cheeses and skim milk, when possible.
--Choose dairy products that are fortified with vitamin D to help regulate calcium levels in the body.
--Be sure to include enough dairy in your diet to ensure strong and healthy bones, which are crucial to development, especially in childhood.
Kid Friendly Gluten Free Broccoli and Cheddar Frittata Recipe
- Preheat the broiler. In a skillet, heat two teaspoons of olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until it begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the broccoli, sprinkle with salt and pepper and, if using raw broccoli, cook until the broccoli is tender, about 7 minutes (note: if using cooked broccoli, cook for about three minutes, just until broccoli is warmed through and has taken on the flavor of the bacon and onions).
- In the meantime, crack the eggs into a mixing bowl and whisk together with 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. When the broccoli is ready, add the eggs to the pan and tilt the pan around so that the eggs are well-dispersed. Cook the eggs until almost set, then sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons of cheddar cheese and place under the broiler. Broil for about 3 minutes, or until the eggs are nicely puffed and the cheese melted. Place a plate on top of the skillet and invert the pan to release the frittata onto the plate. Cut into wedges and serve alongside roasted potatoes or a light side salad.
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup broccoli, chopped
- 1/4 cup onion, diced
- 1/2 cup plus two tablespoons cheddar cheese, graded
- 6 eggs
- Salt and Pepper
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The Super Sprowtz Meet Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges became the official spokesperson for the No Kid Hungry Initiative to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. The Super Sprowtz were there along with the Secretary of Agriculture and the Governor of Virginia.