Snack Ideas from AHG

Freshen Up Your Snack Menu With This New Resource posted on Thu, Sep 21 2017 8:00 am by Daniel W. Hatcher, Director, Community Partnerships Jill making a healthy snack It’s hard to believe, but I’m getting close to publishing our 400th healthy afterschool blog article. … Read more

Amazon Business – The Healthier Generation Store

LiveWell Greenville’s partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation has been an exciting one. Partnering with them and including the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, makes choosing healthier options for after school sites that much easier.… Read more

Healthy Hydration & Water Conservation: 3 Activities

Healthy Hydration & Water Conservation: 3 Activities The promotion of drinking water through school and out-of-school time wellness policies is a wonderful opportunity to educate students on the importance of local watersheds, water conservation and environmental stewardship. An ecological twist might be just the thing that speaks to the passion of a new partner or stakeholder.… Read more

Healthy Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Need a snack idea for St. Patty’s day? Instead of sending your kiddos to school with sugary, artificially colored treats, make these healthy green muffins! We’ve been snacking on these all day at the LiveWell Greenville office, and trust us: you can’t even tell there’s an entire bag of spinach in the recipe.… Read more

LiveWell Greenville’s Early Childhood Initiative

Over the past five years, LiveWell Greenville has partnered with many local agencies to create healthy environments for out of school time providers.  The providers involved in this partnership with LiveWell Greenville have benefited from the coalition’s technical assistance and resources to support their students in learning about and engaging in more physical activity and providing healthier foods.… Read more

2016 LiveWell Out of School Time Awards

LiveWell Greenville hosted our fourth annual Out of School Time Awards on October 20th, 2016, celebrating another year of progress and shining a light on many out-of-school time programs that are working to build policies and environments that promote child health.… Read more

Out of School Awards

What are the LiveWell Greenville Healthy Out of School Time Awards? Each year LiveWell Greenville celebrates the many successes of Out of School Time providers who are making healthy nutrition and physical activity changes and improvements.  These before school, after school, and summer program providers are recognized with a LiveWell Greenville Healthy Out of School Time Award. … Read more

YouthBASE

A message from YouthBASE: If you asked one of our students at YouthBASE exactly what living well meant, I could guarantee you a variety of answers. Mya, a 7 yea-old, might tell you that living well is eating only fruits and vegetables.… Read more

Healthy Out of School Time Recipe – Black Bean and Corn Salsa

LiveWell Greenville’s Out of School Time sites have some healthy snack recipes to share! This delicious black bean and corn salsa recipe comes from Duncan Chapel Elementary School. The salsa can be Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe 1 28oz can diced tomato (flavor of your choice, drained) 1 14oz can yellow corn (drained) 1 16oz can black beans (drained) 1 small purple onion – diced 1/2 to 1 cup chopped cilantro Juice of 1 lime 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinaigrette 1 diced Jalapeno – optional (seeds removed) Garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste Mix all together and serve cold Refrigerate left- overs (salsa is even better the next day!) Serve with tortilla chips, pita chips on baked potatoes, with grilled chicken, on tacos and burritos, or any way you can think of!… Read more