Back to school is an exciting time for everyone. While it’s important to make sure your kids have the right backpack, folders and pencil cases, it’s also an important time to make sure their nutrition is in the right place. A healthy diet filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein is the best support you can give your kids during the school year. Here are some tips to make this school year better than ever! Read More.
There is no question that as soon as September ends, we are all thinking about Halloween. Even before summer is actually over, stores are stocking their shelves with giant bags of Halloween candy and treats. The candy is everywhere and as a dietitian, I’m often asked how people should handle it. So I’ve come up with a few tips to make this spooky day the happiest and healthiest Halloween yet for you and your kids! Read More.
You’ve heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but for busy parents, it can also be a stressful meal to coordinate when school starts up again. Studies show the importance of a good breakfast, and there’s good news! You don’t need to cook for hours in the morning to start the family off with the right breakfast. Here are a few of my favorite easy, nutritious back-to-school breakfast options. Read More.
You do everything in your power to ensure the kiddos are healthy when they’re with you. But once they’re back to school, how do you know if they’re making good choices when they buy that school lunch from the cafeteria or eat the lunch you made with love the night before? We’ve put together some fun and nutritious lunch snack ideas to add some kid-approved spice to those run-of-the mill brown bags. Read More.
One of the best ways you can show the kids you care is by encouraging healthy, happy starts to their school year. Here are some of our favorite ways to fuel family fun and happy, healthy kids. Let’s make this year’s back-to-school season the best one yet! Read More.