food

Caterpillar Cupcakes

To make your caterpillar cupcakes you will need: 7 cupcakes white frosting green food coloring brown food coloring butter knife tray or foil covered cardboard sandwich bag red or black peel apart licorice   » Read more

Hanukkah Recipes

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the Jews over religious oppression during the 2nd century BCE. Following their triumph, the Jewish Temple was liberated, but oil was needed for the sacred light which is meant to burn day and night inside the Temple. » Read more

The Whole Story on Whole Foods: Why they’re important for a healthy body

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Less than a century ago, our diet was made up entirely of whole foods. Nowadays, many people in our society wouldn’t know how to prepare a whole food for eating if they were stuck on an episode of Survivor. » Read more

Food—Both Important and Unimportant

By Linda Spangle, RN, MA

The day is filled with questions! Shall we have lunch at that snazzy new restaurant? What’s your secret for that delectable salmon on the grill? Who made that wonderful carrot cake? Do you think I can I get the recipe? » Read more

Eating for Weight Loss

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Healthy weight is just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. The conclusion of all the research conducted by so many respected organizations is that people are overweight because not only do they intake more calories than they burn, but overweight people also tend to eat too many rich foods high in fat and sugar and devoid of nutritional value. I'll bet this sounds familiar. » Read more

5 Energy Boosting Foods

By JustMommies

Oatmeal -- check! Bananas -- check! Print this list out and bring it on your next grocery run. We all need that extra energy boost from time to time; especially busy moms who never seem to get a minute to relax -- or God forbid -- take a nap! Here’s a list of “super foods” that will help you get through the day in a healthy way. » Read more

School Lunch Ideas

Sometimes it feels like you’re life is on repeat: packing the same peanut butter and jelly sandwich and juice box in your child’s lunch everyday. When the school weeks drag on and your taste buds get bored, try these sandwich alternatives: » Read more

Valentine PB and Js

Having a Valentine's Day party and want to have something available for picky eaters? Try these easy to make kid pleasers, Valentine PB and Js. To make these Valentine PB and Js you need bread dough, pink food coloring, and a heart shaped cookie cutter. » Read more

Valentine Appetizer - Pitas and Hummus

This Valentine appetizer is not just cute it's healthy too! Your kids will enjoy helping with this Valentine party appetizer. » Read more

Pear Nog

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers www.FreshBaby.com A festive drink for the Holiday season. One the whole family will love. » Read more