Valentine’s Day is a holiday associated with love notes, roses, romantic dinners and candy. Being that February is American Heart Month, it’s also important to encourage long-term lifestyle changes to keep the hearts in your family healthy. Valentine’s Day offers an opportunity to help children make a positive association with healthy choices and a healthy heart.
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We’re crazy for the Winter Games in our house and what better way to expand our love and support Team USA than by bringing the celebration home? Here are a few fun ideas to get your family started!
Whether you’re a huge football fan or just watching for the commercials, you know that the big game is just around the corner. Is your spread ready? Sack the standard chips, dip and hot wings for these healthy game day options.
We’re teaming up with our friends at Kids Cook Monday and Christine Pittman of Cook the Story to host the #KidsCookMonday Twitter party on January 27 at 9pm EST. Join us as we chat about cooking with kids and the importance of eating together as a family. Gearing up for the Twitter party, we spoke with Diana K. Rice, registered dietitian at The Monday Campaigns, for her take on family dinners.
It doesn’t take a trained chef to add a little zest to your regular meals. I’ve found that using fresh lemons in the kitchen has helped me to create healthier meals with more flavor for my family. Here are 7 simple tips to using lemons.
Brr...it’s cold out! Winter is in full swing so break out your slow cooker, Dutch oven or large saucepots and warm up with these delicious and nutritious slow cooker and soup recipes for National Slow Cooker & Soup Month!
The start of the new year is the perfect time to take a look at how we treat each other and how we treat ourselves. How we treat ourselves is a crucial part of mental health. After all, if we are not kind to ourselves, how can we expect to thrive in this rough-and-tumble world? Here are 5 easy ways to make it happen for both kids and adults.
Trish and I had the pleasure of attending the New York Produce Show last week. While there, we stumbled upon a handful of wonderful new healthy items for kids and wanted to share our favorites.
I’ll admit it: I’m not a big fan of eating out. I have trouble digesting the concept of forking over hard-earned cash for the “privilege” of navigating a minefield of calories, fat and sodium. But, as the working mom of three busy boys, I get it. Eating out is part of life and sometimes we just need a break!
Believe it or not, the holidays can be one of the most stressful times of the year. What is supposed to be a time of celebration and fun can quickly turn into one of stress and frustration. Read on for some tips on reducing holiday stress.