• The Whole Story of Yogurt

    As a dietitian, I have the habit of breaking foods down based on their nutrient contributions.  For example, I might point out to my patients that lentils are a great

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  • Growing Kids and Veggies

    It’s no secret that I love edible gardening. Growing up on a farm, I was exposed to gardens and fields when I was literally just a sprout. I’m convinced that’s

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  • Feeding the Young Athlete

    Kids were made for movement. Youth sports, dancing, biking, climbing, jumping and active play all contribute to better overall health and fitness, motor skill development, a healthy weight and even

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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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Flavor your February with delicious heart-healthy Foods

Celebrate American Heart Month with flavor-filled, colorful foods February is American Heart month, which is a great time to revisit your lifestyle habits and set goals for adopting heart healthy habits. Heart disease remains the leading killer in the US for women and men alike. We also know that heart disease begins in childhood so adopting healthy family food habits early

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Make a Wacky Snack

Food is more fun when you use your imagination  A few years back as I was writing a recipe for a kid-friendly parfait, I was trying to come up with a catchy, imaginative name.  My son was in the room at the time and I said out loud, “What would you call a parfait made with yogurt, banana slices and granola?”

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