It's apple picking season! Each of the u-pick Apple Farms on our list is a locally owned family operation designed to provide the best in healthy produce and a great family outing. So, grab the camera and the cooler and take the kids on a trip they won’t forget!
Kansas City is home to over thirty farmers’ markets. They range from small markets selling exclusively organic produce to The City Market with over 140 local vendors. You can purchase fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, homemade soaps, baked goods and even live animals.
Across the nation, we seem to be moving toward a more natural way of living by cutting toxins, upping our whole foods intake and finding ways to help our families more independently and healthfully. One way that people are choosing to help their families is by incorporating essential oils into their everyday lives. With the way essential oils recently have flooded social media, parents have been left wondering whether they really are effective or if it is all just hype.
Teaching children the importance of a healthy lifestyle can be an unexpectedly slippery slope. It is no surprise that healthy habits start at home, and taking steps to ensure the long-term health of your child starts early. Teaching children to have pride in their nutrition—and not shame—is possible. Here are some tips to get children to not only eat healthy food, but choose it for themselves.
With the number of health foods on the market today, a lot of us are trying to make more health-conscious choices about what we put into our bodies. What many of us don’t know, however, is that words like “fat free” and “natural” don’t always mean healthy. In fact, many so-called health foods can be as unhealthy as the junk food we’re trying to avoid. Listed below are some foods often believed to be better choices but, upon further investigation, are revealed as really no healthier than a pack of snack cakes or an order of fries.