Sneaking Veggies the Smart Way

Sneaking Veggies the Smart Way

According to a research study published in April 2011 in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, adding pureed vegetables to dishes such as casserole or macaroni and cheese results in reduced caloric intake and increased nutritive value of meals. And while this can be a great weight management technique for grown ups, when playing a “sneaky chief” with kids ‘meals, it is best to play fair.

15 Quick and Easy Family Meals

15 Quick and Easy Family Meals

Need some crowd pleasing easy family meal ideas? I got 15 for you in this post. These recipes come directly from my friends dietitians, so they are not only simple and delicious, but also full of nutritional goodness. And most of them can be prepared in under 30...
Deconstructed ramen makes a perfect family meal

Deconstructed ramen makes a perfect family meal

Did you know that Japanese ramen soup can be a perfect deconstructed family meal that allows everyone in the find something to eat and reduce mealtime battles? Read more on why and how to deconstruct meals here. This variation of the recipe is probably not the most...
5 breakfast ideas “outside the cereal box”

5 breakfast ideas “outside the cereal box”

If your family is like many others, breakfast is one of those meals where variety seems to be harder to achieve. When everyone is  focused on getting out of the door and not to forget backpacks, laptops and lunch boxes, it seems like there is not time for...