Nutrition

6 Tasty Easter Dinner Side Dishes

Posted April 15, 2017 by Fred Lee

Easter ham is a wonderful holiday tradition, and these tasty side dishes will make it even more memorable and nutritious.

How to Make a Healthier Corned Beef for St. Patrick's Day

Posted March 17, 2017 by Fred Lee

If you love corned beef but are not thrilled about chemicals and preservatives, brining it yourself is a great way to make a fun and wholesome meal for your family.

The Importance of Dietary Fiber and 8 Ways to Get More

Posted February 6, 2017 by Fred Lee

Fiber is an important nutrient for optimal health, and yet it is one we tend to ignore. Here are some suggestions on how to get more in every meal.

What to Do With All That Halloween Candy

Posted October 31, 2016 by David James

Your home is overrun by Halloween candy. What to do with it all? Here are some suggestions.

8 Ways to Make Unhealthy Breakfasts Healthier

Posted October 4, 2016 by Fred Lee

While convenience foods make breakfast quick and easy, they are often high in sugar and simple carbohydrates while lacking in nutrition. Here are some steps to ensure that their kids get the proper nutrition they need.

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Eat Healthy at School

Posted September 30, 2016 by David James

You worry that your kids are eating healthy at school. Here's how to stop worrying.

How to Celebrate National Better Breakfast Month

Posted September 10, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

It's still as true as it was when we were young: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Celebrate Better Breakfast Month with the right ingredients for healthy breakfasts.

Parenting Classes: Are They Ever Worth it?

Posted March 23, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Some parenting classes are worth the money, but some might be a waste of your time.

7 Breakfast Foods That Will Boost Your Energy

Posted March 1, 2016 by Autumn Jones

Loaded with protein, fibers, and nutrients to give you energy, these breakfast ideas will have you feeling your best before your morning commute.

7 Pancake Hacks Your Kids Will Love

Posted February 24, 2016 by Jessica Velasco

I know it’s hard to believe, but here are seven ways to improve upon the already amazing breakfast-food staple.

How to Never Eat Fast Food Again in 6 Easy Steps

Posted December 13, 2015 by David James

Buying fast food for you and your kids is often the easy choice. But there are ways to avoid it. Here's how.

"BabyFat" By Pauline Campos Hits the Mark in So Many Ways

Posted December 9, 2015 by Maggie Wells

Stuck in that post baby weight cycle? Let Pauline Campos walk you through the trenches of the after birth of childbirth in her new funny memoir "BabyFat."

A Parent's Take on the WHO Processed Food Report

Posted November 24, 2015 by David James

That recent report on processed foods, like hot dogs and bacon, being linked to cancer caused some tough discussions in our house. Here's why.

5 Thanksgiving Sides That Won't Ruin Your Healthy Eating Plan

Posted November 24, 2015 by Autumn Jones

What do you do if you're trying to keep on the straight and narrow of your healthy eating plan during Thanksgiving? Try these five recipes for perfectly healthy Thanksgiving sides.

5 Turkey-Themed Thanksgiving Treats Kids Love to Make (and Eat)

Posted November 4, 2015 by Jessica Velasco

Check out these five creative cooking ideas that will get your kids in the Thanksgiving mood. Not only are they fun to eat, but these turkey-themed treats are fun to make too!

10 Unique Recipes for Your Next DIY Pizza Night

Posted October 18, 2015 by Autumn Jones

A night-in with a homemade pizza can be easy, fun, and very family friendly. Use these 10 recipe ideas to find a pie every pizza lover will want to eat!

Healthy Alternatives to 10 Unhealthy Foods

Posted September 10, 2015 by Fred Lee

Many food choices seem to be healthy, but in fact are not. With a little awareness and planning, you can still feed your family wholesome and delicious foods that you'll feel good about.

10 Foods We Think are Healthy for Our Kids but Aren't

Posted August 11, 2015 by Fred Lee

In the quest to give your family a wholesome diet, some so-called "healthier options" are not as heathy as food manufacturers want you to think.

The “Not a Sandwich” Sandwich and 5 Other Healthy Lunches Kids Will Eat

Posted August 6, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Packing school lunches can be quite the chore. Make it easier on the family with these ideas.

4 Cool Soups for Hot Summer Days

Posted August 4, 2015 by Fred Lee

After a day in the hot summer sun, chilled soups are a great way to cool your family off while enjoying a meal together.

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