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Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Like many people, you probably have a drawer in your kitchen filled with take-out menus and coupons for those nights when you don’t feel like…


Fun Food Activities with ChooseMyPlate

Food focused activities are a great way to spend time with your kids in the kitchen. These tasty snacks or mini-meals can either be made…


Holy Tornado – Cooking with the Kids!

Getting in the kitchen with the kids can seem tiring, but with a little prep work and training, you could be on your way to…


You’re having a baby! What You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes

Congratulations, you’re having a baby! If you know many other new moms, you may have heard of a condition called gestational diabetes. What is this…


Diced, Sliced, and Mashed – 10 Ways to Dress up your Morning Toast

The most important meal of the day just got a long overdue makeover. Are you searching for fast and nutritious breakfast ideas that hold your…


Eating Basics for Stressed, New Parents to Be

Having a new baby in your life is a joyous experience. But, what most baby-care books don’t tell you is that this time is also…


Top Ten Mindful Eating Steps to Teach Kids

You want your child to eat healthy meals. To drink milk, eat more fruits and vegetables, less candy, and no soda. You want them to…


Using Candy as a Reward Leaves a Very Bad Taste

I recently received a copy of a letter sent home to parents by the principal of an elementary school. In the letter, the principal stated that the…


Rethinking Rewards: Healthy Tips for Meeting Goals

Rewards are a common tool parents use to motivate and encourage their children to perform certain activities such as cleaning the house or getting good…


4th of July Yogurt Fruit Popsicles and Teascicles

These healthy honey sweetened popsicles are fun to make and eat, especially on the 4th of July! We bought the molds at MiniSo, but you…


Tasty 4th of July Recipes!

When family and friends gather together there is an abundance of tasty snacks, meals, and desserts. As we celebrate our independence from England, let your…


Summer Time – When Kids Gain Weight

When you think of kids and summer, what are the first things that come to mind? How about the beach, swimming, games, ice cream, catching…


Strategies for Summer Food Safety

Real Nutrition: Did you know that foodborne illnesses actually increase during the summer? Bacteria flourish in the warm and humid summer months. Also, we often do not…


Summer Program for Kids & Camps

“Activate Your Summer Shield” From The American Institute for Cancer Research & SuperKids Nutrition What: A fun program to teach kids about healthy nutrition and…


10 Tips for Packing Lunch for Camp or Summer School

Summer camp and summer school are just around the corner! You can pack your kids the most nutritious lunch ever –but making sure they eat…