Author Archives: Kayla Colgrove

Shamrocks & Gold Smoothie Recipe

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a fun and tasty green smoothie called, “Shamrocks & Gold.” After testing several recipes, I finally created the right combination of ingredients to make a tasty, kid-friendly green smoothie. This recipe was inspired by a school … Continue reading

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A Fun Fruit Salsa – Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa

I’m always looking for a dip that is tasty and healthy to enjoy with my family and friends. Salsa recipes with fruit are always a hit because they provide the perfect combination of sweet and savory. This Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa recipe … Continue reading

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Simple Tips for Cutting a Mango

Have you ever tried cutting a mango? It is not simple at first, but not impossible. One of my recipes called for fresh mango, and I had never cut a mango before. In the beginning, it was a disaster. I … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make a Healthier Trail Mix with Recipe

Looking for a snack that is simple and healthy? Trail Mix is a perfect snack to eat on the go or at home. It does not require refrigeration, so it can be tucked away in your office desk drawer or packed … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy is so expensive! Or, so I hear. I’m going to share with you 10 tips to help you eat healthy on a budget. It all starts with remembering the 3 P’s – Plan, Purchase, and Prepare. Plan Tip #1: Make … Continue reading

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DIY FitBall: A Fun Fitness Activity

Learn how to make your own FitBall for a quick physical activity break! #UNLFoodFitness #Nebraska4H Do you need a quick physical activity break or game to help make fitness fun for youth? I created a fitness activity, which I call FitBall, to … Continue reading

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Banana Delight: A Simple & Healthy Snack or Dessert

Learn how to make a simple and healthy snack or dessert that both kids &/or adults love! #kidseatright #UNLfoodfitness I stumbled upon Banana Delight this past summer when I was looking for healthy recipes to utilize during my Kids in the Kitchen 4-H Workshop. … Continue reading

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Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins with Blueberries… “The Best Muffins Ever”

Are you looking for a quick & healthy grab-n-go breakfast or snack idea? Then this recipe is for you! These Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins with Blueberries are easy to make, healthy, and tastes amazing! I was trying to find the perfect … Continue reading

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Black Bean & Corn Salsa

Looking for a healthier dip recipe to take to a party? The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and I wanted to share with you one of my favorite recipes for salsa! It is low in calories and fat, high in … Continue reading

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2013: Making Health a Priority… No More Excuses

I can’t believe 2014 is here.. where has the year gone? Time flies when you are having fun! Currently, I’m on my way home from Colorado. I went skiing with my husband, brother, and a couple friends. It was a … Continue reading

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