Tag: fruit

Small Steps: Making Time For Breakfast

by in Healthy Tips, Small Steps, September 13, 2010

Is skipping breakfast part of your daily routine? Trying to start your day running on empty just makes your life tougher and is more stressful for your body. You may be dragging your feet and feeling more tired without even knowing it. Here are a few ways to help get you in the habit of eating breakfast everyday.

Reading List: No Sub For Real Fruit, Calories In Theaters, and Time For Your “Shelvic” Exam

by in Food News, September 3, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Too many vitamins can harm kids, the unsanitary conditions found on egg farms and have you looked inside your pantry lately?

6 “Healthy” Kids Snacks That Aren’t

by in Back to School, Healthy Tips, September 1, 2010

Feeding your kids can get confusing. Between pushy food marketing and bewildering food labels, it’s no wonder that most folks are misled as to which kids snacks are really healthy. To all my mom friends who’re always asking me about healthy snacks, here’s the real deal on what you’ve been buying (yes, I usually just smile politely).

In Season: Peaches

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 21, 2010

Peach season has finally arrived! My 5-year old daughter has been waiting for me to bring home fresh ones ever since summer began. Read up on the different types and try some of our deliciously peachy recipes.

Kid-Friendly Mother’s Day Menu

by in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, May 5, 2010

Nothing warms mom’s heart more than a bunch of pitter-pattering feet scrambling to bring her breakfast in bed. Here are some kid-friendly ideas for kids of all ages (with a little help from dad) and ideas on which tasks are age-appropriate.

Reading List: Grocery Store Showdown, Detox Truths & Hershey’s New Candy

by in Food News, February 19, 2010

How to detox safely, the story behind Kellogg’s tainted waffles and new reports show up to 10% of college students have high cholesterol.

Fresh & Fruity Freezer Pops

by in Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 6, 2009

This summer, skip your supermarket’s freezer section and quit flagging down the ice cream truck. Instead, make these quick and easy popsicles that are tailored to your taste buds.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Upgrading Fridge Staples

by in Grocery Shopping, July 26, 2009

Our intern, Karen, shared a photo of what’s inside her refrigerator. Hoping to help her and her roommate eat healthier despite their budget and busy schedules, I gave her some suggestions for upgrades.

Buyer Beware: "Healthy" Boosted Juice Drinks

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, July 21, 2009

Many bottled juice drinks on the market claim to have antioxidant, immunity-boosting or other health benefits. But are they really healthy or worth all the hype? Not necessarily.

Spotlight Recipes: Summertime Sweets

by in Healthy Recipes, July 20, 2009

I’m a whole-hearted sweets lover (Dana can attest to that!). You’ll find my face pressed against the bakery window drooling at all the chocolate goodies. These low-cal scrumptious desserts are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth — add them to your recipe collection.