• 18 For ’18

    This year, improve your family’s eating habits by adding healthy ingredients to your everyday meals and snacks. Making the move towards better nutrition doesn’t have to feel like deprivation or

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  • Cranberry Rice Pilaf

    This is a great whole-grain dish to serve as a side to chicken or fish. Children enjoy the natural sweetness imparted from the apple and cranberries.  I prefer a tart

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  • The “Rule of 3” for a Better Breakfast

    Mix and match your way to a high performance breakfast! Most kids and adults fall short when it comes to eating enough whole fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Breakfast provides

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  • Steps for Navigating Selective Eating

    Picky eating is a topic I’m very familiar with. As a pediatric dietitian, the question parents most often ask me pertains to their child’s selective eating behavior. As a mom of

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Healthy Holiday Swaps

Lighten up your holidays with healthy treats and fun physical activity! You don’t have to give up treats entirely or feel guilty about an occasional over-indulgence this season. The key to keeping holidays both healthy and fun is to strike a balance.  Below are a few swaps that will keep your holidays healthy without fear of morphing into the “Nutrition

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Fall Favs – Apples & Butternut Squash

As the leaves change color and the evenings become chilly, I’m reminded that it’s the season for farm fresh apples and delicious butternut squash. Versatile and delicious, both apples and squash are packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Apples The antioxidants found in apples have been shown to promote lung health while the fiber in apples keeps you feeling full longer. An

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