Category Archives: kids eatright

Trick or Treat?

Growing up, I loved Halloween. Truth be told, I still do! My friends and I would plan our costumes for weeks ahead. Sometimes coordinating but never duplicating. About the only thing more important than dressing up, was the loot we … Continue reading

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Best Foods for Fourth of July Grilling By Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD

Published June 26, 2015 Print Email Every year, millions of Americans fire up the grill on the Fourth of July. Though it’s a holiday, eating right doesn’t have to take the day off. Chef and author Michelle Dudash, RDN, agrees. … Continue reading

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Key to Healthy Weight? Sleep! by Jill Weisenberger, MS RDN CDE FAND

If you think your child gets enough sleep, think again. According to the National Sleep Foundation, most children sleep less than their parents realize. And nearly 70 percent of children have some sleep problem such as waking during the night, … Continue reading

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Summer Squash: Stuff It, Bake It, Grill It

When it comes to summer squash, such as zucchini, patty pans and yellow crooknecks, you’ve got options. You can stuff it, bake it, steam it or grill it. The many creative ways you can cook this vegetable make it a … Continue reading

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5 Reasons for Your Teen to Eat Breakfast by Marisa Moore, MBA RDN

You’ve heard it since grade school: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But with a morning of competing priorities, snooze buttons and questionable appetites, it’s easy to skip breakfast. It’s estimated that 12 to 34 percent of … Continue reading

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