Category: Nutrition

Eight healthy holiday eating tips for kids

We celebrate many things during the holiday season. And, if you think about it, food is always present.  The National Institute of Health reported that during the holiday season, people usually gain 1-2 pounds.  (Good news: not the 5-10 pound … Continue reading

If in doubt, throw it out – Food safety

“First In First Out” “If in Doubt, Throw it Out” “Keep Cold Foods Cold & Hot Foods Hot” These are some phrases I remember from my Foods courses during my Dietetics training.  I have been teased for throwing milk out … Continue reading

What’s so “Kool” about Kale?

Kale once scared me.  It is a “tough” green to get. How does one really cook this super food?  Since kale came to our front door through our Happy Box from Fulton Farms, I made kale chips for my family.  … Continue reading

More bang for your buck

No, I am not talking about finances.  But, I am talking about boosting your child’s intake or eating, after a blow with being sick.You see, I was rubbing our son’s back and my goodness, I could REALLY feel his ribs!!  … Continue reading

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