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Review: Meal Makeovers Recipe App

Friday, December 6th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Product Reviews  /  Comments: more
By: Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger During my dietetic internship in Boston, I had the pleasure of meeting Janice Bissex and Liz Weiss, also known as the Meal Makeover Moms. Both registered dietitians, these moms have made it their mission to help parents meet the nutrition needs of their family. Through training in both nutrition and culinary arts, Janice and Liz have become experts in creating healthy,…

Holiday Mocktails for the Entire Family

Monday, November 25th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 1
I love using my cocktail shaker, but my kids always want in on the action. Since my son was a little boy, I started making him mocktails. I create simple, colorful concoctions and serve them in fun glasses. I now do this for all three of my kiddos, and it makes the holidays more memorable. Go Purple! My youngest daughter’s favorite color is purple. Her bedroom is painted lavender, her winter jacket is a deep purple, and her…

Choosing Gluten-Free Snacks for Kids

Monday, September 16th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Kids  /  Comments: 1
As another hectic school year kicks off, you may be reminded that snacking is an essential part of your daily routine. The snack choices available vary in nutritional value and taste, especially when it comes to gluten-free options. Luckily, with more food companies creating gluten-free products, delicious and nutritious gluten-free snacking is easier than you think. Smart Shopping Tips
If your child has celiac…

Fueling Your Body with Healthy Food: #GoUnDiet Twitter Party Recap

Monday, August 26th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0
Savory Beef & Cheese Roll Ups. Photo courtesy of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Last week I was a guest nutrition expert for the #GoUnDiet Chat along Gloria Tsang, founder of Healthcastle and Christine, founder and blogger at Life on Manutoulin. The National Beef Cattleman’s Association also sponsored a fabulous giveaway prize (gift card and healthy beef cookbook) given to one lucky winner at…

World Record Set: Most Kids & Adults Cooking Together

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids  /  Comments: 0
Last Tuesday my kids and I became world record holders! We participated in a cooking event sponsored by Uncle Ben’s where 100 kids and their parents all cooked at the same time. My kids already asked if we go back next year. The Set Up
The event took place at the gorgeous New York Public Library in New York City. As we entered, each of my 3 kids was given their own passport and photos were taken. We were then assigned a