Nutrition Tips and Advice

Nutrition Tips and Advice


Do you have a “smart snacking” home?

The act of snacking has skyrocketed over the past thirty years, doubling in numbers. Snacks now make up 1/4 of our entire day’s worth of calories, essentially making the sum of our snacks our fourth meal. Now this would not be a big deal if we were to actually treat it like a meal… Instead we look to vending machine


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Do you Invite Your Kids into the Kitchen? Tips from a New Mom.

Research shows that the more we involve our kiddos in the mealtime process, the more likely they are to give peas a chance (or lentils, or fish, or (fill-in-the-blank-with-your-childs-noway-foods…). But what does that exactly look like and is it truly realistic? Let’s explore the idea. The Reality of Cooking with Kids Now, let me be honest. I have a busy


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Better-for-You Snacking for Your Next Family Roadtrip

Well aware that your kids will get hungry during your next road trip, yet unsure of what to choose outside of a convenience store free-for-all? No problem. Read on for our nutritionist’s favorite healthy options to stock your purse, diaper bag, or cooler.   Fruit. Crisp apples, juicy pears, sweet peaches, or a creamy banana will all serve to satisfy


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Need more balance in your family’s diet? Try this.

  Worried your kiddo is not getting enough balance from food throughout the day? This is exactly the scenario a friend of mine is going through. Her 10 year old is complaining she doesn’t feel well, yet barely eats ‘real’ food… seemingly waiting for better options such as gummy bears to fill her up. Sound familiar? As I racked my


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