Author: Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

  • Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

    Becky Gonter-Dray is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and works part-time as a Dietitian Liaison and in the Nutrition Clinic (outpatient nutrition counseling) at Dayton Children’s. With her husband, Alex, the Gonter-Dray’s have 3 boys ages 8, 5 and 3. They enjoy trying new foods in their house and cooking in the kitchen together. Becky hopes to bring to the Dayton Children’s blog sound nutrition facts and information along with how to provide healthy options for today’s busy families by sharing some of her experiences.

How to teach your kids to read food labels

Our oldest, Patrick, is studying the digestive system in school.  One of the last school projects is to create a sample fast food meal, complete a nutrient analysis (simple at this stage – looking at the food labels) and evaluate … Continue reading

8 tips to eat healthy while camping

Do you camp? A cabin is how far I go with camping.  But, maybe this season we will glamp with a friend and her family who camp in their RV. Since I don’t have firsthand experience with camping and cooking, … Continue reading

Should I be concered about botulism?

Did you hear of the botulism outbreak at a church potluck in Lancaster, Ohio April 19th? Such an outbreak surprises me since foodborne botulism is rare and related to canned food. Unfortunately, the culprit was indeed canned potatoes used in … Continue reading

Recipe time: Greek-style Quinoa

Spring has sprung!  Our Happy Box returned to our home at the beginning of March!  We were excited to place our empty box outside our door and later that day, a full box of produce appeared!  At this time of … Continue reading

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