November is Diabetes Month and with all the holiday parties, chances are, diabetes is on a lot of people’s minds—whether it’s you, your family, or someone at the party. How do you plan a party that caters to all your guests? Follow these three easy tips and you will be well on your way to celebrating the holidays with traditional treats that make everyone feel special—and still keep health in mind.
Summer flew by and it’s time to get back to the books! Whether prepping for preschool, grade school, high school, or college, a little planning goes a long way. With the right ingredients and equipment, you can make fast and easy take-away meals that are better for you and your family when you’re on the go—whether it’s for school, work or play! Here are three simple ways to make mealtime simpler during the school year.
How can we celebrate on our plate every day? March is the perfect time to talk about this because it’s National Nutrition Month®, and this year’s theme, “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” is just perfect to talk about how those better choices stack up when your taste buds are in charge. Here are some easy tips inspired by each food group to help make your taste buds happy while caring for your health.
Check out my blog today about how to make the 2015 Dietary Guidelines come to life: http://www.thedairyreport.com/bringing-the-new-dietary-guidelines-to-life-with-food-family-friends-and-fun/
With the busy school year back in full swing, it can feel like there’s no time for anything! But the good news is, with a little planning, there is time to make balanced choices to get us through the day with the nutrient rich foods we need. We all want to help our families (and ourselves) stay healthy, eat well, and work towards instilling great habits that can last a lifetime. Eating meals together at home is a wonderful way to share stories about what happened during the day, but you can also stay connected through packing lunches and snacks for the school day and after school activities.
Packing a lunch with food allergies in mind? Here are some steps to take for a balanced, thoughtful lunch.