Lunch is important to power kids through their school day, explains Dr. Kurt Hong of the Center for Human Nutrition and director of Huntington Medical Foundation.
He recommends combining complex carbohydrates with lean protein — nonfat yogurt and granola, a lean turkey sandwich on whole grain bread, low-fat cottage cheese with fruits and vegetables — for a concentrated, long-lasting source of energy (consider Crispy Fruit from Crispy Green when fresh fruit is not available or a convenient option).
Just in time for the back-to-school season, Matt Rogers of Home & Family on the Hallmark Channel gave Crispy Fruit the thumbs up as a great snack that the whole family can enjoy. Check out the clip below and see why he deemed our snacks “Daddy Approved!”
Biochemist Angela Liu created Crispy Green freeze-dried fruit for kids and grown-ups on the go.
By: Suzanne Zimmer Lowery
“Crispy Green in Fairfield–maker of unique freeze-dried fruit snacks–is partnering with the Power Your Lunchbox campaign to encourage parents to pack healthy and nutritious lunches for their kids as they head back to school next month.
‘Now through September 18th, the campaign asks parents to “take the pledge” to fill lunchboxes with healthy and nutritious food. The Power Your Lunchbox website offers ideas, tips and coupons. For every pledge, the sponsor, Produce for Kids, will donate $1 to Feeding America to support children’s hunger programs.'”
Read the entire article on NJ Monthly here!
Packing a balanced lunch with healthy snacks that kids actually like to eat is a common struggle all parents are faced with each back-to-school season. Check out this radio segment from the Family Food Kitchen that was featured on radioMD for some awesome suggestions from hosts Ellen Briggs and Carolina Lima Jantac, MS, RD, LD here!
Have you ever been surrounded by over 180,000 foods in a single location? Well, we certainly have! This past June, the Crispy Green team had the pleasure of participating in the 61st annual Summer Fancy Food Show, hosted by the Specialty Food Association at the Javits Center in New York City. Known for being the East coast’s largest specialty food and beverage exposition, the Summer Fancy Food Show is considered the epicenter for retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors from all over the world. Crispy Green has had the opportunity to exhibit at this spectacular show for the past several years, and this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show was nothing short of awesome!