Browsing the "School Lunches" Category

How Recess Helps Kids Eat Healthier

February 4th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

A recent study found that simply scheduling recess before lunch led school kids to eat 54 percent more vegetables? Here's how parents can benefit from these findings


Healthy Kids Eat ‘Grown-Up Food’ and Like It

December 10th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

As parents, we want a better life for our kids. We want to raise healthy kids who don’t ever experience that 3 o’clock slump that as adults we often fight off with caffeine and sugar. We want our children to eat better and to like it


Show Your Kids’ Lunch Ladies the Love

September 29th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Children's book author Jarrett Krosoczka's lunch lady inspired him to write his Lunch Lady graphic novel series. Lunch ladies are heroes. Here's why


Healthy Lunches for Kids in Daycare Programs May Require a Note from a Doctor

September 22nd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Sending your children off to a daycare with some healthy food may not be as simple as it sounds if your child’s daycare participates in the federal Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP). The program is making it difficult for parents to pack healthy lunches for kids because it hinders funding for the program, which daycare programs rely on


5 Awesome Resources for School Lunch Ideas

August 28th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Now that the school year is officially in full swing, do you need some school lunch ideas to spice up your kid's lunch box? Here are some places to find school lunch inspiration!


Top News from the Food Front: Salmonella Spice Rack, Soda Ban, OMG BSE

June 7th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

This week's food news will make you cringe and rejoice. New obesity research offers both hope and Western chagrin. Animal ag's dark footprint puts salmonella on the spice rack, as well as on sandwiches. According to the CDC, we've got a bit of a mad cow problem around here -- though obviously it's actually a human problem; more specifically, it's a wildly dysfunctional food-system problem that we could fix if we chose to do so. Don't miss the yum or ignore the yuck: read on, for the week's top news in food!



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