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Q&A with Lidia Bastianich: New York's Nonna

Q&A with Lidia Bastianich: New York's Nonna

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.

The Importance of Letting Your Kids Indulge in a Sweet Treat

The Importance of Letting Your Kids Indulge in a Sweet Treat

A child psychologist explains why letting your children indulge in a sweet snack is better than depriving them of it altogether.

Cardiologist Explains Five Heart Healthy Diets

Cardiologist Explains Five Heart Healthy Diets

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.

What an NYC Mom & Registered Dietician Feeds Her Kids
Recipe: Watermelon Feta Salad from Planet Hollywood

Recipe: Watermelon Feta Salad from Planet Hollywood

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.

The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer

The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer

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.

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

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.

Watermelon Sandwich Wraps

Watermelon Sandwich Wraps

Ever tried watermelon in your sandwich? It may sound strange, but the folks at the National Watermelon Promotion Board have put together 10 wrap recipes that star this refreshing summer fruit, from a Latin watermelon wrap to a Greek wrap with watermelon.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get My Picky Eater to Try New Foods?

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get My Picky Eater to Try New Foods?

A therapist who treats children with feeding delays and disorders offers her tips for parents on how to get their picky eaters to eat new foods and try a variety of textures and tastes.

Brooklyn Ranks 13th in Top 25 Mom-Friendly Dining Cities

Brooklyn Ranks 13th in Top 25 Mom-Friendly Dining Cities

In honor of Mother's Day, OpenTable has ranked the top 25 "mom-friendly dining cities," and Brooklyn lands 13th on the list. Rankings take into account how many of a city's restaurants are rated "kid-friendly," "romantic," and "hot spots."

Grill Recipe: Korean Barbecue Beef with Stir-Fried Bok Choy

Grill Recipe: Korean Barbecue Beef with Stir-Fried Bok Choy

Take a culinary adventure in your own backyard when you grill up this sweet and spicy Korean barbecue beef tenderloin featuring classic Asian flavors. Serve with a flavorful side of stir-fried bok choy that comes together in about 5 minutes.

Taming the Sugar Beast: Limiting the Sugar in Your Child's Diet

Taming the Sugar Beast: Limiting the Sugar in Your Child's Diet

A local nutritionist shares tips to getting your child to make healthier food choices and limit the amount of sugar in their diets and discusses refined sugar versus unrefined sugar, as well as the benefits of having natural sugars as part of your diet.

Recipe: Nutella, Strawberry, and Banana Crepes

Recipe: Nutella, Strawberry, and Banana Crepes

These sweet vanilla crepes filled with Nutella, bananas, and strawberries are best enjoyed with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Serve them for brunch, dessert, or a special Mother's Day breakfast in bed. Recipe by Alice Currah.

Scarsdale Yoga's New Drink Bar Makes Fresh Juices, Smoothies

Scarsdale Yoga's New Drink Bar Makes Fresh Juices, Smoothies

Scarsdale Yoga recently opened a juice bar in the studio to promote healthy living by making juices, smoothies, and protein shakes with fresh, locally grown produce. This is now the only location in Scarsdale to offer high quality organic drinks made from whole foods with no added sugar.

Recipe: Easy Cheesecake Cupcakes

Recipe: Easy Cheesecake Cupcakes

Make these easy mini cheesecakes in muffin tins for delicious cheesecake cupcakes! Use traditional vanilla and almond flavors, or substitute in lemon, chocolate, or berries for a fun twist.

Recipe: Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole

Recipe: Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole

Love eggs Benedict but find it too hard to make at home? This recipe for eggs Benedict casserole is an easy, one-dish version of the restaurant classic that features all the traditional ingredients without the hassle.

Long Island Leading the Way in School Breakfast Participation in New York State

Long Island Leading the Way in School Breakfast Participation in New York State

New York State ranks near the bottom of the list when it comes to student participation in the School Breakfast Program, but we are making progress thanks to efforts in Brentwood, Long Island as well as Syracuse City Schools.

4 Tips for Perfect Party Cakes and Cupcakes

4 Tips for Perfect Party Cakes and Cupcakes

These four easy tips from Kathleen King, owner of the renowned Tate's Bake Shop on Long Island, will help you make perfect birthday party cakes and cupcakes every time.

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Layer Cake with Milk Chocolate Mocha Frosting

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Layer Cake with Milk Chocolate Mocha Frosting

Inspired by chocolate chip cookies, this recipe for a chocolate chip layer cake with milk chocolate mocha frosting comes from Tate's Bake Shop in Southampton, Long Island. It's sure to steal the show at your next celebration.

American Heart Association Shares Heart-Smart Food Choices

American Heart Association Shares Heart-Smart Food Choices

In honor of National Nutrition Month, the American Heart Association shares tips for making smarter heart-healthy choices while shopping for groceries.

'Take Your Place' to End Hunger in America

'Take Your Place' to End Hunger in America

The Take Your Place campaign launches nationwide March 1 to provide actions people can take on a national and local level to help end hunger and food insecurity in America. Through the campaign, you're just a click away from making a difference.

Recipe: Green Velvet Cupcakes with Vanilla-Mint Frosting

Recipe: Green Velvet Cupcakes with Vanilla-Mint Frosting

Love red velvet cupcakes? Try this easy recipe to turn them into green velvet cupcakes topped with a refreshing, mint-green cream cheese frosting. They're the perfect treat for St. Patrick's Day or any other spring holiday party.




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