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The #1 Reason You Should Be Exercising

The #1 Reason You Should Be Exercising

Find out why getting “physical” is good for your heart. Guest Post By: Valerie Latona It’s Spring—just about that time when everyone starts exercising to get in shape for summer. But there’s a more important reason [...]

Valentine’s Day Pizza and Ice Cream

Valentine’s Day Pizza and Ice Cream

Give me more, please!  Teaching toddlers moderation. Guest Post by: Jennifer Seyler, RDN Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  Our house will soon be filled with my husband’s favorite foods pizza and ice cream – [...]

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

Three tasty bean tips you can count on!  By: Jodie Shield, RD Beans are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, but many kids – mine included- wish they could toss them out the window [...]

MyFitnessPal App Review

MyFitnessPal App Review

Keep track of your eating and exercise with this easy to use app! By: Jodie Shield, RD  What’s the most popular New Year’s resolution?  If you said losing weight, you’re so right!  Losing weight always ranks [...]

Jammin’ Jambalaya

Jammin’ Jambalaya

Light and easy cajun cooking – so good Chef Prudhomme would approve! By: Jodie Shield, RDN This jambalaya recipe is a staple at our house.  I make it when my family wants something healthy and tasty [...]

Five Tips for Dealing with Halloween Candy Overload

Five Tips for Dealing with Halloween Candy Overload

  How to prevent your kids from turning into candy monsters! By: Jodie Shield, RD At my house when kids chant, “Trick or treat, give me something good to eat.” You know what I say? Define [...]

Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Slaw

Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Slaw

A family-friendly fish dish that takes only minutes to cook! By: Jodie Shield, RD When it comes to fish, are they biting yet?  I’m not talking about the large-mouth bass or rainbow trout; I’m talking about [...]

5 Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Veggies at Lunch

5 Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Veggies at Lunch

October 14-18 is National School Lunch Week. By Jodie Shield, RD Last year was the roll out of the new and improved school lunch.  Thanks to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, all lunches sold as part [...]

Should Kids “Veg” Out?

Should Kids “Veg” Out?

October is National Vegetarian Month! By: Jodie Shield, RD More kids are saying no to meat and going green – they’re eating vegetables!  But is a vegetarian diet OK for kids? If your child wants to [...]

Top 4 Reasons For Eating Family Dinners

Top 4 Reasons For Eating Family Dinners

The Power of the Family Dinner Hour!  By: Jodie Shield, RD If your family dinner is constantly being bumped by other activities like soccer practice or volunteer meetings, you may want to reconsider your priorities.  Research [...]