Save the Bees and Ban “Neoinic” Pesticides

If you’ve been paying vague attention to the news over the last decade, you probably know that we’ve been seeing an alarming decrease in bee populations since the early 2000s. Considering that our produce doesn’t actually grow itself and bees a... (read more)

The Real Cost of Organic Meat

Meat has long been one of the most expensive items in organic food, often double in price! Why is Organic Meat more expensive and what difference does it have to the less-expensive non-organic meat that you find in the grocery store?

The t... (read more)

pass the peas!

Spitting Up is OKAY

While it may be considered poor table manners (and perhaps somewhat gross) to spit food back out, it’s actually a good strategy for helping picky eaters gain the confidence to try new foods.
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February 1, 2016

2016 Food Trends I'm Loving

Happy New Year! It’s time for my annual post on food trends about which I’m happy. In the 20 years that I’ve made nutrition my life, I’ve seen many food trends come and go. Some are fantastic. Some make me cringe. Before I share the 2016 food... (read more)

January 10, 2016

The Right (And Wrong) Way to Give Your Kids Healthy Food Choices

I’m all for involving kids in picking what will be served for meals and snacks. Giving kids the opportunity to choose gives them ownership of their food and an opportunity to express autonomy.

But, there’s a way to give your child choi... (read more)

November 22, 2015