Caroline Kaufman, MS, RD

4 Quick and Balanced Breakfasts for Kids

4 Quick and Balanced Breakfasts for Kids

(Sep. 26, 2013) - A registered dietician offers 4 quick breakfast ideas for kids, including a choco-nana smoothie, yogurt & fruit cup, PB sandwich, and frozen egg & cheese burrito. Each of these you can throw together in minutes and send with your child on his way out the door.


Break Out of a Breakfast Rut

(Sep. 26, 2013) - A registered dietician spotlights the most important meal of the day and offers tips (and recipes!) for overcoming the top three reasons kids give to skip breakfast. Time to start thinking outside the cereal box!


The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer

The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer

(May. 10, 2013) - 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

(May. 10, 2013) - 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.


How to Decode Meat Labels

(Dec. 14, 2012) - Confused about what the labels on packaged meat mean? Here's a guide to decoding labels on beef, chicken, and pork products in the supermarket, including organic, natural, free-range, cage-free, grass-fed, and certified humane.


The Many Benefits of Meatless Meals

(Dec. 14, 2012) - Eating less meat can benefit your health, trim down your grocery bill, and help the environment. Learn about the many benefits of eating like a vegetarian once in a while and how to make sure your family gets the nutrition they need from meatless meals.


How to Pack a Smarter School Lunch

How to Pack a Smarter School Lunch

(Aug. 20, 2012) - When you were young and single, preparing lunch was easy: tuna on crackers, a slice of leftover pizza, SpaghettiOs (hey, it may not be gourmet, but it’s good). But once you become a parent, the word “lunch” takes on a new meaning. Make packing a school lunch easier on your conscience, your wallet, and your kids’ taste buds with easy tips from a registered dietician.


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