Chewy Oat Nuggets Recipe
    June 16, 2010
    Chewy Oat Nuggets Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Tasty hunks of oats and nuts make for a great snack!…

    Cheryl's Baba Ganoush Dip Recipe
    June 16, 2010
    Cheryl’s Baba Ganoush Dip Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This Mediterranean-inspired veggie dip is great for your toddler as a dip for lunch, dinner, (more…)…

    Sunday Brunch Rosemary-Lemon Biscuits Recipe
    June 16, 2010
    Sunday Brunch Rosemary-Lemon Biscuits Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] There are a handful of standard recipes that you can teach your children, so that no matter where or in what situation, they can create from scratch something that will make peop…

    Cinnamon-Apple Oatmeal Recipe
    June 15, 2010
    Cinnamon-Apple Oatmeal Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] From the home of the Greene's, this scrumptious oatmeal recipe is sure to delight your kids.…

    Perfect Penne with Broccoli and Sundried Tomatoes Recipe
    June 15, 2010
    Perfect Penne with Broccoli and Sundried Tomatoes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Perfect for an Italian dinner your family will love.…

    Kid-friendly Tomato Sauce and Pasta
    June 7, 2010
    Summer Southern Pesto Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Summer Southern Pesto Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Here's a new twist on the classic pesto made with pine nuts or walnuts: basil with pecans. The slightly sweet, lighter taste of the pecans complements (more…)…

    Finger Licking Good Ribs Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Finger Licking Good Ribs Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] The sauce in this recipe is sure to be one of your favorites. You can use this on chicken, beef, or even (more…)…

    Rockin' Fruity Veggie Pops Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Rockin’ Fruity Veggie Pops Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Being up front with kids about eating their veggies will help them grow to have a healthy appreciation for vegetables. Try including your kids when making these frozen ice pops s…

    Hearty Penne with Roasted Tomatoes and Sausage Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Hearty Penne with Roasted Tomatoes and Sausage Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You will love this meal. It's simple. It's quick. It's hearty and affordable. You'll spend about $15 and get a huge pasta meal that feeds 6. If you're feeding fewer (more……

    Fruity Peach Raspberry Açai Yogurt Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Fruity Peach Raspberry Açai Yogurt Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Peach-raspberry-açai yogurt is a bright and fun rainbow inspired recipe for you to enjoy!…

    Savory Pumpkin Pasta Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Savory Pumpkin Pasta Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] A non-traditional approach to a pasta dish. Kids love the sweet taste of fall squash. This dish is (more…)…

    Scrumptious Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Scrumptious Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Did you know you can store home-made ice cream? Just freeze any extra in single-serving containers and thaw for about 20 minutes before serving. Fresh is best, but frozen and sli…

    Your Child's Foreign Language Future
    April 15, 2010
    Your Child’s Foreign Language Future

    Last week the New York Times reported on the unfortunate rate at which foreign language education programs in schools in the northeast are being cut to help balance budgets. If you’ve been following…

    F-Throat Part 2
    March 31, 2010
    F-Throat Part 2

    In the video below I discuss how to treat what I call F-Throat, or a sore throat caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum.  It's an important health topic that you should know about, especially if you or …

    Fresh Apricots
    March 2, 2010
    Apricot Glazed Chicken

    [star-rating][yields]…

    Not a healthy choice: junk foods vs. the school lunch program
    February 18, 2010
    Not a healthy choice: junk foods vs. the school lunch program

    I devoted the previous posts to the school lunch program, a federally sponsored and regulated program, which complies with some (if not altogether satisfactory) nutrition standards for nutrient conten…

    The school lunch is fast-food!
    February 17, 2010
    The school lunch is fast-food!

    We looked at a typical school lunch menu in yesterday’s post and at the nutritionist’s analysis of fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals in that food.  From the nutrient point of vie…

    What’s for (school) lunch?
    February 16, 2010
    What’s for (school) lunch?

    What kind of meal does $1 buy? The government provides $2.68 for the kids qualifying for a free lunch, $2.28 for a reduced price lunch, and $0.25 cents for all other kids.  That sum includes the over…

    Are school meals healthy?
    February 15, 2010
    Are school meals healthy?

    Feeding our kids is a fundamental nurturing act we perform daily, and parents do their best to provide their kids a good nutritional foundation for optimal health. But what happens when kids are out o…