Six Weeks of Healthy Lunch Ideas

Six Weeks of Healthy Lunch Ideas

Packing kids’ lunches is a big job! If you’re really on it, you’re thinking ahead to what you will pack, considering what is nutritious, satisfying and enjoyable for your kids. Then you’ll do the shopping, preparation and packing. It’s an exhausting task and it’s easy...
No Cook Recipes for Summer

No Cook Recipes for Summer

It’s the middle of summer and nobody wants to cook. Even the thought of contributing to the heat by turning on an oven or stove is unbearable. But we need to eat, right? No-cook recipes to the rescue! Here you’ll find ideas from chefs and dietitians for meals, snacks...
New Pool Snack Ideas!

New Pool Snack Ideas!

Are you feeling the heat yet this summer? We are, so we head to the neighborhood pool almost every day. As any parent knows, the combination of swimming and sun requires lots of fuel, so it’s our job to be armed with an arsenal of snacks that will replenish and...
Healthy Greek Salad 3 Ways

Healthy Greek Salad 3 Ways

Have you heard of the Mediterranean Diet (or “Med Diet” if you’re hip to the new lingo)? This healthy meal pattern includes lots of fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, nuts, seeds, legumes, whole grains, some seafood and smaller amounts of dairy and lean protein. For a...
Put An Egg On It

Put An Egg On It

So often I am asked, “Are eggs good for me?” And my answer is always, “Eggs are wonderful!” As you know, I’ve got a flock of backyard chickens who produce gorgeous fresh eggs for my family, so needless to say I’m a fan. But aside from my affinity for domestic poultry,...
Natural Food Color with Beets!

Natural Food Color with Beets!

Do you try to avoid artificial food coloring? Here’s one natural way to color frosting for Valentine’s cookies this year. If you don’t have a juice extractor, you can find beet juice in the juice aisle of your grocery store or at a juice bar. A little goes a long way....

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