Mealtime is Better Together!

We have put together a few ideas to help your family eat better together! Eating together at any time of day fuels better overall nutrition – for both parents and kids.  You’ll get an “A” for “AWESOME” when you put these plans in motion.

According to a 2017 report by the Hartman Group, differing schedules are the lead obstacle to dinner at home in households with and without children. How to get more #FamilyMeal time? The answer is…breakfast! It doesn’t matter how long the mealtime is, or how perfect the meal is, just that you are eating together.

Sit down for a tasty fall breakfast with Thomas’ Bagels and NEW PICS Pumpkin Cream Cheese. A delicious combination that will remind you of your love for fall! You can also power up with some protein by enjoying our PICS Icelandic yogurt, paired with some fresh raspberries, blackberries, or blueberries or pick up a 6 oz. container of fresh organic blueberries.

Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sliders are a tasty option for dinner. Featuring Slow Cooker Market 32 Boneless Center Cut Pork Loin Roast with Mini Kaiser or Ciabatta Rolls. Top off the meal with Fresh Express Salad. For some satisfying seafood try Seal and Cook Salmon with Lemon and Dill Herb Butter with a side of fresh veggies. NEW PICS 90 second rice is the finishing touch you need for a complete and healthy meal! Finally, try Fresh Full Circle Chicken Breast pan sautéed and glazed with PICS Orange Juice. Pair it with sheet pan roasted Martin Farms Cut Butternut Squash for a fulfilling family dinner.

In between meals it’s essential to have healthy, super snacks to keep you and your kids energized through your busy schedules. In this week’s ad we provided a few energizing snacks to keep you going strong all day long! Belvita Bars are a great source of energy and they come in a variety of flavors, so you can choose your favorite. They are quick and easy,  on-the-go option for any time of day. Fresh pomegranates are another great way snack to make it through the day. Pomegranates are an excellent source of potassium and fiber. When selecting them, make sure to choose ones that are plump, round, and heavy. Check out the video below to discover three creative ways to enjoy fresh pomegranates!

You strive to eat healthy throughout the day but still struggle with that nagging craving for something sweet. Luckily, we didn’t forget about the chocolate! There are some options that will satisfy your craving, without all of the calories, that the whole family will love. Give NEW PICS Dark Chocolate Hummus a try! It’s a delicious way to fulfill your chocolaty needs. Dip some banana slices, or any of your favorite chocolate-paired fruits for a tasty treat. We also recommend trying with it our PICS pretzels for the perfect combination of salty and sweet!

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