Yes, it is that time of year again! I've written about the Healthy Kids State Lunchtime Challenge before, and I think this is one of the best ways to get kids (ages 8-12) excited about experimenting in the kitchen. In this newsletter, I will share with you all the information you need to give it your best shot at participating in this fantastic Let's Move! contest sponsored by Epicurious, the … [Read More...]
It is officially holiday season, a time when we spend extra time baking and cooking for our loved ones. We celebrate traditions, and many of us (including me with my notorious sweet tooth) indulge a bit more in sugar-laden delights. I'm never one to frown upon a holiday cookie, so don't even think I'd want to spoil any of the holiday spirit around eating and being merry. I do have some ideas … [Read More...]
I am so excited to share with you this month, through the Healthy Kids Ideas Exchange newsletter, a resource that you can download for free that will http://popsec.org/generic/ give you access to 19 new songs that you can enjoy with your family!
These songs convey a fun and important message about living a healthy lifestyle. No worries, they are not boring or dull. Even if you have the most … [Read More...]
October is a big month in the world of food. Here in Idaho, it is Hunger Awareness Month. For the American Culinary Federation, it is the month when Childhood Nutrition Day is celebrated (October 16th). Every October, the Center for Science in the Public Interest also hosts a Food Day on October 24th. And for kids across the country, October 31st is (often to the horror of dentists and mothers … [Read More...]