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Cooking for three or four or five?

Cooking for three or four or five?

When you're home from the hospital with a new baby, priorities change. Sleepless nights throw meal planning off-kilter, and once-simple meal preparations can become a chore.

Lunchbox Makeover

Lunchbox Makeover

The school cafeteria is filled with poor diet choices. From franchise fast food offerings to soda machine temptations, today’s kids are faced with a lot of unhealthy options at lunchtime. So what can parents do? They can pack a better lunch!

How To Grill Safely

How To Grill Safely

The number of bacterial food poisoning cases from E. Coli and salmonella rises in the summer months because warm weather causes food to spoil more quickly, and we tend to get lax with food hygiene when cooking outdoors.

How to Pack a Perfectly “Green” Picnic

How to Pack a Perfectly “Green” Picnic

It’s easy to ensure that your summer picnic is gentle on Mother Earth… Like a parade of ants, they would begin their march, loaded down with everything they needed for a picnic lunch at the lake.

Dinnertime Dreams Come True

Dinnertime Dreams Come True

Imagine … after a long day at work, you step off the train, and like magic, dinner appears! Two Westchester moms are making that little dream a reality.

Ice cream!

Ice cream!

‘Tis the season for that most delectable, creamy treat. Here's an assortment of places whose specialty is ice cream:

Head for Aisle #1

Head for Aisle #1

To keep your family healthy . . .

Move Over, Apple!

Move Over, Apple!

New research shows an hour of outdoor play helps keep the doctor away, too.

Irvington Mom Cooks Up a Scheme

Irvington Mom Cooks Up a Scheme

Irvington mom Missy Chase Lapine hasn’t earned the name, “The Sneaky Chef” for nuthin’. In many households, parents would add the moniker: genius.

Fighting Fat—Kids Need Our Help

Fighting Fat—Kids Need Our Help

The childhood obesity epidemic has become of such concern, some school districts have taken to issuing BMI reports along with kids’ academic report cards.

The Right Foods For Young Athletes

The Right Foods For Young Athletes

Giving kids the right foods and drinks will help them get the nutrients they need to be better athletes and maintain excellent overall health.

Learning About Good Eating, From the Ground Up

Learning About Good Eating, From the Ground Up

While removing vending machines from schools, measuring and reporting children’s body mass index (BMI) to parents, and eliminating junk food from cafeterias are well-intentioned steps on the road to helping kids make healthier choices, there is one local early childhood education program that is taking a proactive approach among their youngest students.

Are Your Kids Making You Eat More?

Are Your Kids Making You Eat More?

Although it might be difficult at times for parents with children at home to avoid the common trap of eating less nutritious foods, making smarter, healthier food choices is crucial.

More Vegetables, Please!

More Vegetables, Please!

Prepping kids to eat right.

How Are Your Kids Doing?

How Are Your Kids Doing?

Pediatric nurse practitioners issue guidelines on diet and exercise for kids.

The Grinch

The Grinch

If you try to eat healthfully, or feed your children healthy food, holidays can be a minefield.

Parenting Bookshelf: Squash Your Kids!

Parenting Bookshelf: Squash Your Kids!

If you want to think healthy, think squash. Like the carb-filled vegetable that’s good for the athletic body, the sport of squash was also ranked number one by Forbes magazine.

Are You Really Hungry?

Are You Really Hungry?

Teaching kids to trust their eating styles

Great Leftovers Recipes

Great Leftovers Recipes

A recipe for Turkey & Black Bean Enchiladas

The Next Course

The Next Course

Ronni Soled’s New Mothers Luncheons has merged with Laura Deutsch’s Baby Bites NYC, to cover the waterfront with four luncheons a week at baby-friendly restaurants throughout the city.

On the Go!

On the Go!

No more excuses for ‘no more home-cooked meals’.

SOS – Save our Spinach

SOS – Save our Spinach

Just when my 8-year-old started to eat spinach, the tender, baby leaves that come in bags, it was pulled off the shelves by the E. coli scare.

Let’s Re-do Lunch!

Let’s Re-do Lunch!

The food aisles are stocked to the rafters with lunchbox treats — individually packed granola bars, pudding cups, juice boxes. And while parents have recently been taking a hard look at what we’re putting into our kids’ stomachs, it’s time to think, too, about what we’re putting into our planet’s system.

Mission Nutrition: Eat Your Veggies!

Mission Nutrition: Eat Your Veggies!

While nutrition experts have yet to agree on what constitutes the perfect diet, there is no doubt that vegetables play a vital role in promoting good health. This is particularly true for children, whose growing bodies need the vitamins, minerals and fiber that are loaded into vegetables of every kind.

Packing the “Right Stuff”

Packing the “Right Stuff”

It’s that time of year again…your home is abuzz with talk of new teachers, homework, and of course, school lunch. Although some schools have improved the quality of cafeteria meals and snacks in recent years, many still fail to meet basic nutritional needs.




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