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
May 26th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Need some healthy kid snacks? Put down the bag of chips and check out these delicious recipes!
May 14th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Trying to figure out how to get kids to eat vegetables? Make them fun!
March 31st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Easter is coming up in just a few weeks. Are you dreading the sugary, GMO-packed candy? Try some of these healthier Easter treats for kids that you can make at home!
December 18th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
The National Restaurant Association just released its annual What's Hot Culinary Forecast. The future looks bright, and it makes me hungry. Read on for my favorite bits
January 24th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
There's a petition making the rounds right now that needs a little love and could have a big impact on children's health.
November 14th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
Next time you're deciding what to drink, you might want to consider how your beverage's choice could impact your food choices
August 29th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
Atlanta Public Schools (APS) beefed up their school lunch program this month, launching the "Salad Bowl" program, which gives kids access to a salad bar and local produce
May 31st, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
We know that childhood obesity is a serious health problem here in the U.S., but getting to the root of the issue is going to take some doing. Researchers at Michigan State University recently published a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that looks at lower income families and how moms' food habits affect their kids
October 7th, 2011 | by Rachel Fox, RD
Need a quick dinner that your kids will enjoy, yet still get enough vegetables? Try out these mini pizza ideas. They are easy to make with all ages of children.
September 27th, 2011 | by Nan Gibbons
While the National School Lunch Program is an excellent initiative to make schools more accountable for what we're feeding our children, there is still a major area of concern: vending machines
April 21st, 2011 | by Rachel Fox, RD
We are all aware of the increasingly poor options for school provided lunches. This may not necessarily be the schools' fault. Funding for lunches has become a large problem, especially for healthy foods. In most cases packing a sack lunch for your children is the healthiest option. Or is it? Follow these tips to be sure your child's lunch is most nutritious