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Meet the Doctors in Rockland County - October 2009

Meet the Doctors in Rockland County - October 2009

Meet some of the health care professionals in the Rockland County area.

Vegan Lunch Box Treats

Vegan Lunch Box Treats

Who says a vegan diet can’t be delicious and fun? Try these suggestions for your child’s lunch box — and be sure to make enough for the whole family.

New and Noteworthy Products for Back to School

New and Noteworthy Products for Back to School

Read up on a few fresh and exciting products for back to school in September 2009.

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, But…

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, But…

New York-area parents give advice on how to cut down on school lunch expenses - without sacrificing nutrition or quality.

Healthy Afterschool Snacks for Kids

Healthy Afterschool Snacks for Kids

The most important thing to do at snack time is to rethink the words “snack food.”

The Gluten-Free Diet  for Children with Autism

The Gluten-Free Diet for Children with Autism

One in 150 children are currently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders...one dietary therapy that has been used in treating children diagnosed with autism is a gluten-free diet.

New Places, New Programs in Westchester - July '09

New Places, New Programs in Westchester - July '09

Read about Dream Dinners for busy families, and 3D & 4D imaging at Beautiful Beginnings Motherhood Center...

Barbara Ann Grova, CHHC: Nutritional Healing in Suffolk

Barbara Ann Grova, CHHC: Nutritional Healing in Suffolk

Through her home-based practice, Nutritional Healing, Barbara Ann Grova sets children and adults on the path to wellness by enhancing their food choices as well as lifestyle habits.

Family Nutrition on a Budget

Family Nutrition on a Budget

Budgeting at the supermarket doesn’t mean your family has to suffer when it comes to proper nutrition. There are many delicious, easy ways to get a healthy bang for your buck.

Fighting Childhood Obesity

Fighting Childhood Obesity

According to a national poll on children’s health conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, parents said it is childhood obesity that tops their list of health concerns.

New Places, New Programs - Westchester

New Places, New Programs - Westchester

What are the New Places and New Programs in Westchester?

Countdown for a Healthier, Happier You

Countdown for a Healthier, Happier You

To stay on the road to resolution success, for a healthier lifestyle, stick with the following countdown.

Travel and Breastfeeding Are Intimately Compatible

Travel and Breastfeeding Are Intimately Compatible

If you’re planning a trip with your little one, consider these 10 tips to help you out.

Lose That Baby Fat - Easy Tips For Weight Loss

Lose That Baby Fat - Easy Tips For Weight Loss

Oh, the joys of parenthood…But no one warns of the new body that comes with it. Many moms find themselves unable to lose those last few pounds from pregnancy. So what’s the trick?

Improve Your Toddler Food Smarts

Improve Your Toddler Food Smarts

The majority of an infant’s nutritional needs are met with breast milk and formula, but as toddlers transition to the table, the nutrition that they receive is based on the decisions caregivers make when buying and preparing foods. That’s why it’s so important to understand what a healthy diet looks like for the 1- to 4-year-olds in your life. Here are a few simple tips on how to navigate nutrition labels to successfully guide you down the baby food aisle.

Festive Low-Fat Dessert

Festive Low-Fat Dessert

No holiday dinner would be complete without a yummy dessert to end the meal.

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Delicious cookie recipes for the holidays!

Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

If you are looking for an appetizer to serve at your holiday parties, try the Crunchy Coconut Shrimp. All guests, including children will love this delicious holiday themed item. You don't just have to serve it at holiday parties, you can serve to your family any night as a part of your family dinner. You children will love it so much they will ask for it at every meal.

Get Creative with Stuffing!

Get Creative with Stuffing!

Tasty stuffing recipe for the whole family!

Beyond the Thanksgiving Table: Fun Recipes

Beyond the Thanksgiving Table: Fun Recipes

Thanksgiving rituals can make their way into a few meals besides the turkey feast. Here are a few ideas to try with your family...

Thanksgiving Kugel

Thanksgiving Kugel

Kugel (Yiddish: n. kugl or koogel, or kigel, in Galicia/Central Europe) is any one of a wide variety of traditional baked Jewish side dishes or desserts, and can be sweet or savory. It is sometimes translated as "pudding" or "casserole." This Thanksgiving Kugel took home the best non-savory title at my Third Annual Casserole Party, and was a Jewish (Brian Tooze)/gentile (Lacey Tauber) collaboration.

Children with Food Allergies

Children with Food Allergies

There are many ways that parents can prepare food choices that are thoughtful of kids with allergies while also still being healthy and delicious.

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals

Family mealtimes are an important element in cohesive, well-functioning family life and in healthy child development.

A Nutritious Diet for Kids

A Nutritious Diet for Kids

These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class.

Lessons in Lunch

Lessons in Lunch

Making school lunch for my three kids was always the biggest drudge of my week. Then about three years ago, it occurred to us that at 7, 9 and 11 years old, our children were capable of making their own lunches. We were free!




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