FunBites is an easy kitchen tool that cuts sandwiches, fruit, and more into fun shapes for toddlers and kids. Assemble the pieces into holiday-themed masterpieces your kids will love to admire and eat.
Dr. Dyan Hes, pediatrician and childhood obesity expert, reveals how parents can encourage their kids to be healthy this Halloween.
This recipe pairs butternut squash with another fall favorite: pumpkin seeds. After you've carved your pumpkin, toast up the leftover seeds and add them to this delicious side dish that also features kale and dried cranberries.
This recipe for tofu pumpkin bread results in a fragrant loaf loaded with cinnamon and ginger. The secret ingredient is soft tofu, which lowers the saturated fat content but keeps the bread moist.
Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products have partnered to raise awareness of the importance of proper nutrition and healthy lifestyles for active kids.
Check out these meal ideas (breakfast, lunch, and dinner!) for active kids, which include the key nutrients young athletes need to grow big and strong. A registered dietician lays out what your child should be eating.
Nutritionist Robin Werner shares nutrition guidelines for young athletes and active children, as well as ideas for healthy snacks for athletic children and how to teach your child to make healthy food choices.
The Sneaky Chef Creamy No-Nut Butter is blends naturally sweet and "nutty" tasting golden peas instead of peanuts, serving as a perfect peanut butter substitute for individuals with peanut allergies. Here, a healthy cookie recipe using the Sneaky Chef's no-nut butter.
New York City recently launched a new health initiative at Lincoln Medical Center and Harlem Medical Center to get low-income and at-risk patients to eat healthier. The Health Bucks four-month pilot program helps those patients purchase produce from farmers' markets.
Kelsey Nixon, Brooklyn mom and Emmy-nominated host of "Kelsey's Essentials" on the Cooking Channel, offers three easy recipes for weeknight family dinners, including Crispy Chicken Thighs, Skirt Steak Fajitas, and Turkey Roast Dip Sandwiches.
For this dish, the chicken, vegetables, and potatoes all go in the same pot, making it an easy weeknight dinner. The recipe is by Kelsey Nixon, the Emmy-nominated host of "Kelsey's Essentials" on the Cooking Channel.
This easy recipe by celebrity chef Kelsey Nixon features skirt steak, a great weeknight protein that goes well in Mexican dishes such as fajitas and tacos. This recipe includes a side of roasted peanut slaw.
With this recipe by celebrity chef Kelsey Nixon, you can pop the turkey breast into the slow cooker in the morning before heading off to work, making dinner prep quick and painless. Serve these hearty sandwiches alongside green beans or a fresh peach salad.
To perform well in sporting events and support healthy development, teen athletes need to eat balanced meals that provide key nutrients. A registered dietician gives the play-by-play on what teen athletes should be eating.
Teens, especially teen athletes, have special nutrition needs. Here's a guide to feeding your teen athlete, including meal ideas for active teens that support their sports performance as well as their development.
Lidia Bastianich, the NYC chef, television host, and author, discusses the inspiration behind her new children's book, "Nonna's Birthday Surprise," and explains how we can help our kids connect food with nature.
A child psychologist explains why letting your children indulge in a sweet snack is better than depriving them of it altogether.
Michael J. Muschel, M.D., F.A.C.C., a cardiologist at ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley, explains five heart healthy diets, including Paleo or Fred Flintstone, Gary Taubes, Dean Ornish, Michael Pollan, and Maimonides diets.
New York City's only Planet Hollywood, located in the heart of Times Square, shares its easy-to-make summer watermelon salad recipe that features summer's refreshing fruit.
Summer is filled with BBQs, street and county fairs, and ball games, where unhealthy foods abound. Here, a registered dietician lays out three easy rules to help you and your family choose the healthiest food options at these events and beyond.
Whether you're cooking outside on the grill this summer or grabbing a bite at a street fair or ball game, follow these tips from the USDA to help keep your family safe from foodborne illness, which is much more common in the warmer months.