Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

Are your kids fussy about food like mine?  Both my husband and I are foodies now, however, as kids we were both extremely picky.  My mother-in-law told me that my husband subsisted on peanut butter sandwiches for most of elementary school, and I fed my peas and other vegetables to the dog under the table….

When Kids Don’t Eat Lunch at School – Start with a Hearty Breakfast!

This year I started out with grand ideas of getting my kids to eat super fun healthy lunches.  Unfortunately, my kids had other ideas like playing at lunch recess instead of eating.   I will not admit defeat and I’m opting for a change in strategy instead.    My game plan is to get them…

Watermelon the Chinese Medicine Super Food, by Kendra Lay, AP, LAc, ACN

Watermelon is one of those foods that just scream, “summer’s here!” But what if I told you watermelon is also used as medicine by practitioners of Chinese herbalists? All parts of the watermelon, seeds, meat, and rind are used for healing. I’m so excited to share this article and recipe by Kendra Lay, a graduate of…

10 Tips to Turn Around Picky Eaters by Suzy McCleary

As a mother of a picky eater I know how frustrating and worrisome it is when your kids refuse to eat the healthy meals you prepare for them. My son Noah is a formerly picky eater (Yes! There is hope!). Being foodies, my husband and I expected our kids to love food as much as…

Let’s Make Class Parties All About the FUN and Not the Food!

Back-to-school marks the return of making lunches, keeping schedules and class celebrations. We want our kids to develop healthy eating habits because it is the foundation for healthy robust bodies! The old saying holds true, “we are what we eat.” Unfortunately, these days kids are exposed to a variety of foods that offer little nutrition…