Tag: fruits

Healthy Every Week Challenge: Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Week Round-Up

by in Uncategorized, January 31, 2012

We’re teaming up with fellow food bloggers and healthy eating advocates to host a Healthy Every Week Challenge, a month-long initiative to develop healthy eating habits. The plan is to develop a manageable healthy habit each week that will carry through the new year. Join us here and share what you’re eating on Facebook andRead more

Smarter Snacks: Picks for During & After School

by in Back to School, Kid-Friendly, August 21, 2009

When I tell my younger clients to eat 3 meals and 2 to 3 small, healthy snacks a day, they often look at me with a puzzled face and say, “I’m supposed to snack?” Well, yes, of course, but it’s all about picking wisely. Kids should get 25% of their daily calories from snacks, so these mini-meals should be full of vitamins and minerals to help them grow. But the question is: what’s a healthy snack that your kid will want to eat?

Food Trend: Home Canning

by in Healthy Tips, August 11, 2009

Canning has been around for 200 years, but I was new to the practice. What did I learn? It’s pretty easy, definitely fun and a wonderful way to preserve fruits and veggies so I can enjoy them long past their growing season.

Healthy How-To: Juicing Fruits & Veggies

by in Healthy Tips, May 7, 2009

Juice bars have popped up everywhere, but it’s fairly simple — and often less expensive — to try juicing at home. Knowing which fruit and veggie combination’s make life easier, but a little experimentation is never bad.