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.

Nine reasons to teach our kids to cook

Has cooking become a lost art?  Have you seen the show, The Middle, where dinner consists of take-out?  I was lucky to grow up with a mother who cooked (take out for nine was too expensive!).  I remember helping to … Continue reading

The Cuties have arrived! And other easy ways to get Vitamin C.

The Cuties have arrived! At this time of year, I get out a special bowl and we fill it with these clementines.   The boys enjoy these special mandarins as snacks and it’s fun seeing how well they peel them…every year … Continue reading

Quick tweaks in your diet for healthy weight loss

When someone hears I am a dietitian, they often ask, “So, how can I lose weight?” The process of “losing weight” equals energy in compared to energy out.  Gaining weight didn’t happen overnight…changing those lifestyle habits can’t either. We are … Continue reading

Baking with vegetables?

Our Happy Box arrived this past Friday – this year’s deliveries run through mid December.  We received 2 rutabagas!  They looked like the turnips we also received, with some yellow coloring.  Goodness – what do I do with these??  Luckily, … Continue reading

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