Congratulations to the Brookeside Montessori community for winning $525 in this year's School Wellness Checklist Challenge! Brookeside had the highest award in the private school category. The School Wellness Checklist© is the tool utilized for schools participating in the MUSC BCCW School-Based Wellness Initiative. Schools use the Checklist© as a guide to [...]
There are many explanations for how strawberries got their name, but some believe that the name came from the practice of placing straw around the growing plants for protection from the muddy ground and insects. Did you know that strawberries are the only fruit that wears their seeds on the outside?
Reach for the cucumber when you want a snack. A whole cup of cucumber contains just 13 calories, making it ideal to munch on between meals. Eat it alone or with low-fat dip, such as salsa. Eat a cucumber slice in your sandwich. Have you ever heard the phrase “as cool as a [...]
Spring Mix, also known as "mesclun", is a name used for a salad mixture of leaves of various species. Mesclun comes from the Spanish word "mezclar", meaning "to mix". Prewashed, flavorful and ready-to-use straight from the package, lettuce-based baby spring mixes offer a simple way to add vegetables to almost any meal.
Kiwis have lots of fiber, keeping you full and vitamin C to keep your immune system strong. They also have zinc, a nutrient to keep your hair, skin, teeth and nails healthy. Kiwis were originally called Chinese gooseberries. New Zealanders renamed the fruit after their national bird.