My five year old nephew visited us this summer and we had loads of fun, especially in the kitchen! It was lovely spending time with him; he’s turning into a great young fella, and best of all he loves to be involved in making food, and he’s especially interested in making treats… not surprising since he loves sweets.
I planned to make treats together in an effort to transition away from processed snacks that are full of artificial colors and artificial flavors (and a long l
A couple of weeks ago I found myself sitting at the airport with only a bag of pistachios to nibble on. It was one of those mornings where I had no time to prepare food to bring with me. As I browsed through the terminal, I found nothing of value to eat other than some overpriced fruit. This situation reminded me how essential it is to carry a lunchbox, especially considering the amount of unhealthy food choices we encounter.
The key to having a successful and healthy trip
A story in the Washington Post last week reminded me just how important it is to focus on our children's nutrition as well as our own, especially knowing how much it affects our well-being.
A two-and-a-half years old boy was admitted to the hospital because he was unable to walk, he was suffering from a mysterious rash, and had bleeding gums. The doctors ran all sorts of tests and found nothing... it was a complete mystery. After looking into the boy's diet, the doctors fou
Starting the day with a well balanced meal is critical to good health. It gives the body much needed energy to perform its functions after not eating overnight, and I also find it to be a good habit to have that sets the stage for my day. I feel energized and focused. But remember as you read this, what works for me does not necessarily work for everyone else.
Some people eat breakfast and feel great; others don’t eat breakfast and feel great too. The key is to choose wisel