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Meal Tips


Healthy Swaps for Favorite Food A fun way to celebrate family, friends and food

Competitive foods (foods that compete with healthy foods) can also be tackled in the home. Here is a list of some popular summer foods and…


Parent’s Guide to the Healthiest Kids’ Menus

With nearly one-third of today’s U.S. children overweight, many parents are searching for ways to encourage their kids to make healthier food choices. While eating…


Healthy Breakfast on the Go

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal, since it fuels our body with energy and key nutrients to jump start the day.…


Practice Smart, Savvy Grocery Shopping

With skyrocketing food costs, it’s hard to think about spending money at the grocery store on expensive “health” foods. Here are some simple tips to help you…


Grab-n-Go Snacks for Toddlers

Dozens of snacks marketed for toddlers are available at your local grocer, but many of them are processed with less wholesome and health promoting ingredients. Help your…


Getting Active with Kids in the Kitchen

There are many ways to help prevent your child from becoming overweight and teaching them how to cook in the kitchen is just one fun way!…


Fun and Tasty Ways to Add Fiber

High fiber foods can be very accessible and tasty! Some examples are listed below: Choose whole-grain cereals for meals and snacks. Give brown rice a…


Fueling Children’s Bodies for Growth and Learning

An important component of learning for students is fueling their bodies and minds with nutritious, wholesome food that provides the proper nutrients and energy required…


Food Safety: Must Know Tips for Every Parent

There are simple food safety practices that can be easily woven into your family’s daily routine.  These good habits will serve your kids for a…


Food Safety 101

The Food and Drug Administration defines foodborne illness as a sickness that occurs when people eat or drink harmful microorganisms (such as bacteria, parasites, viruses) or…


There’s More to Know! Food Label Literate – Part Two

Now that you learned to read a food label in Food Label Literate Part One, you may want to know what’s important. Here are some…


Food Label Literate – Part One

Food labels are filled with information but do you know what you should be looking for? Use the tips below to become food label literate.…


Family Fun Breakfast

For many families, eating meals together – especially breakfast – has become a thing of the past. The morning meal can be rushed with everyone…


Dining-Out Style Dinners

Lately people have been pinching their pennies when it comes to spending on food in the current economy. Perhaps you’ve swapped from buying your lunch…


Cooking with Kids: Healthy Recipes to Make with Your Little Chef

It’s time to put your kids to work – in the kitchen! When kids have a hand in cooking, it makes trying new foods more…