Our guest for the May 26, 2015 Healthy Kids Corner show is Dr Scott Kelly. Scott A. Kelly, M.D., is a practicing physician and writer. He received his BA in psychology from Emory University, where he was an All-American in soccer. He received his medical doctorate from Medical College of Georgia and completed his medical residency at Emory University. He is the founder of the Art Heals Media … [Read More...]
Our guest for the May 12, 2015 Healthy Kids Corner show is Kami Miller. Kami is a Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and a foot soldier in the movement to bring nutrition education to children in schools.
Kami has been involved as a Educator for Nurture working primarily with programs at Alturas Elementary, the I Have A Dream after-school program and the Higher … [Read More...]
(Originally published on Healthy Kids in 2009). I hope you are all as excited as I am about this wonderful time of year when the seasons change and we start to see more and more GREEN! This month’s column is appropriately about eating greens, those yummy foods that signal that Spring is here—asparagus, kale, chard, arugula and much more. This month I am honored to feature a column written by a … [Read More...]
A guest post by Nurture
It’s fun to experiment with all the different grains that are available to us these days. A couple weeks ago, we made a farro salad for a large event and it was a hit for so many reasons. Farro has wonderful taste and texture – a little like barley, but it’s a larger grain with a nutty flavor. The salad was a breeze to make and because farro doesn’t harden when … [Read More...]
(Originally published May 2012 on Healthy Kids). I am so thankful for my wonderful neighbors, Ken and Donna, who shared this awesome spring/summer recipe with me. It is so fun and festive, yet very easy to prepare. You have to make sure to get your hands on the rice paper (Three Ladies is the brand Ken and Donna recommended to me, available in some grocery stores but definitely in Asian … [Read More...]
It is definitely spring time, and it is that time of year when you should really make an effort to boost the "green" intake of everyone in your family. My favorite green drink for kids is still the Green Machine, but I was looking for something that might be even more of a cleansing drink during this springtime season. (Hint: parsley is considered a highly cleansing food). So I looked around, … [Read More...]
During the spring when greens are perfectly in season, why not start your day with some greens in a Rainbow Smoothie? Kids love the concept of Eating a Rainbow. Nurture recently served this delicious smoothie as part of Rainbow Day programming to promote fresh fruit and vegetable consumption by kids. The verdict? Thumbs up!
-Red: 1/4 cup frozen cherries
-Orange: … [Read More...]