Food

Vegetables with a Smile Getting kids to eat healthy is one of the greatest challenges for any parent.

We all know that establishing healthy eating habits begins early. The bond between a mother and child begins with that first feeding. The connection between food and human bonds continues to grow as the mother provides this very basic necessity. ...

Zen of Broccoli join in the effort to eat more vegetables and fruits in our diet

Many of us can remember it. We were sitting at the table when a plate of pale, lifeless, overcooked, overboiled, plain squishy green peas were plunked in front of us. We were handed a spoon and threatened with, let‰Ûªs all say it together, ‰ÛÏYou ...

Going Organic on a Family Budget Which foods should we consider buying organic?

This past year I have spent a large amount of time researching nutrition and food. Although it doesn‰Ûªt make me an expert by any means, it has helped broaden my knowledge base for the family and myself. When I talk to my extended family and ...

Healthy Snack and Lunch Ideas for Kids and Families on-the-go

Providing healthy snack choices that kids will enjoy can be a challenge. It is often much easier to open a bag of chips, or open a can of pop than it is to fix a healthy snack. When kids are hungry, there is no time to wait. The longer they have to ...