childhood-obesity

Lunch

Fresh Fig Sandwich

Ever heard of spreadable fruit? The fresh kind?  It’s a wonderful idea, and makes for an incredibly sweet and delicious sandwich for kids, without the extra sugar.  Why use a tablespoon of jam or jelly, when you can use fresh fruit?  It’s prime time for figs right now, which is what gave me the idea.  […]

Tips and Tricks

7 Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity affects millions of children in the United States. It’s no secret that obese children are teased and treated poorly by their peers, but in addition to the adverse affects obesity can have on a child’s social quality of life, children who are obese are at an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and […]

Lunch

Grape Egg Salad

This is simply a delightful, unique egg salad! Made with yogurt and red grapes, this egg salad is a bit sweet, incredibly flavorful, and healthy!  It uses yogurt as the binding ingredient instead of mayonnaise.