Kids Health

Sports, Snacks & Success

by in Blog Posts, Kids Health April 17, 2015

Parents…how many of you have a child involved in a sporting event this weekend? Baseball, gymnastics, dance, soccer, lacrosse, running, swimming/diving… If you are interested in an article on what your child should NOT be eating before sports, click here. More importantly, I wanted to touch on some food items that are BENEFICIAL to your young athlete #1 – […]

Gluten Free Lucy?!

by in Food & Nutrition, Kids Health May 8, 2014

“The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.” – Lucille Ball I think this is my new favorite quote!! Lucille Ball made everyone laugh and I have no doubt that she did in fact lie about her age 🙂 I am with her – why count the years; […]

Easter Baskets!

by in Food & Nutrition, Kids Health April 9, 2014

Easter is especially late this year and also creeping up on us quickly! What does Easter mean for your family? The Easter bunny, an egg hunt, church on Sunday morning, brunch with family and friends, jelly beans, Easter baskets, special traditions, spring weather, pretty dresses, chocolate eggs, Easter candy…….. and more candy?!?! I was actually […]

A “Must-Try”

by in Food & Nutrition, Kids Health March 20, 2014

A must try!  This recipe, I have shared in coaching sessions, nutrition seminars, at social events and especially in my house (except they do not last long). The world needs to experience this delectable, simple and whole food based treat;  instead of store-bought preservative filled cookies 🙂 Almond Bars  1 cup raw almonds 1 1/4 […]

Protein Pancakes

by in Food & Nutrition, Kids Health August 5, 2013

What is this??  No blogs for months and then 2 in a row?! I know…..I promise to be more consistent (it’s on my goals list!) On Saturday, I returned from an awesome week with my family at Topsail Beach; and I was in the mood to cook up some goodness in the kitchen! We arrived […]

September 28

by in Inspiration, & Motivation, Kids Health September 28, 2012

My baby turns 10 today!  We have hit the double digits! Every year on this day, I experience a bit of overwhelming emotion and always wonder if other moms experience the same on their kids’ birthdays. I mean, let’s face it….I do cry over Hallmark cards and Grey’s Anatomy; so maybe I am alone in this teary “no-more […]

Back to routine!

by in Fitness, Food & Nutrition, Kids Health, Wellness August 22, 2012

To say that this summer has flown by would be a huge understatement!!  After a few extended weekend trips sprinkled over the calendar since June;  a week in Virgina with Nana and a trip to the Nats game on the 4th of July; time spent at the pool and dinners with great friends;  and a fabulously relaxing and memorable week at the beach with […]

Antioxidant Powerhouse

by in Food & Nutrition, Kids Health May 14, 2012

Spotlight on Watermelon – I am posting here instead of in the Healthy Foods Column today. Watermelon : luscious & juicy red fruit with hard green outer layer. Nutritional powerhouse. Cut into triangle wedges, we ate it as kids as our moms shoved us back outside to play. Our slices were full of black seeds […]