Lakewinds Blog

3-2-1 SNACK!

By Jill Krantz on September 8, 2015 0 Comment

Backpack snacks, after school snacks, on-the-way-to-practice snacks . . . Lakewinds has you covered. Try our simple formula for colorful, nutritious and delicious munchies you can grab and go. Choose something from each category below and liven up your snack offerings. Buy ingredients in bulk at Lakewinds to save money and avoid packaging waste. Reusable […]Read More »

Breakfast Made Faster

By Amy Haggerty on August 24, 2015 0 Comment

Back to school is here, and if you’re like me your mornings have resumed to school-year-frantic mode. Getting everyone dressed, gathering homework, packing lunches AND having time for breakfast can be a tough task. But with a little weekend prep these go-to breakfast ideas will make starting your weekdays healthier a little easier: Overnight Oats […]Read More »

Co-op Adventure Guide

By Amy Haggerty on June 25, 2015 0 Comment

There’s no better time to explore the co-op than during the summer and fall harvest months when local produce and products are at their peak. Make a morning or afternoon discovering new gems with the whole family following this co-op treasure hunt. The family can tackle this list together or divide into teams. Use your […]Read More »

Lakewinds’ Guide to School’s Out Snacks and Activities

By Amy Haggerty on June 8, 2015 0 Comment

School is out, which means the kids are home and many of us are likely looking for creative ways to keep them fed and entertained. We’ve put together a few easy ideas for family fun this summer. BEST SUMMER ACTIVITIES: Take a farm tour: many of our farm partners offer tours to community members. Take […]Read More »

Snacks to make ‘em smile

By Amy Haggerty on March 15, 2014 0 Comment

Written by: Jen Hanson – Lakewinds Food Content Coordinator Looking for a healthy snack for the kids? Maybe you’re short on time and need something quick in the car, a few items to keep in the pantry to satisfy their afternoon hunger pangs, or snack ideas that the kids can put together themselves…whatever the reason, chances are […]Read More »

Raising Great (not picky) Eaters

By Amy Haggerty on March 13, 2014 0 Comment

Written by: Jill Krantz – Lakewinds Event & Community Relations Coordinator One of the multiple daily tasks in the life of any parent is feeding our children.  Feeding kids and family meals can be the best part of our days, or the most stressful, especially if you have one or more picky eaters in the […]Read More »