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A Look Back At 2012

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Kids, Meal Ideas, Recipes  /  Comments: more
  From the hottest trends to delicious recipes to educating my kids about food, this has been a very exciting year! I’m lucky enough to be able to write about all these topics through various outlets including FoodNetwork.com Healthy Eats Blog, Sears Fitstudio.com and my own blog. Here’s a look back some of my favorites.
Hot Topics
Controversial food and nutrition topics come and go each year. In 2012 many folks…

Win Laughing Cow Cheese!

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Giveaway, Kids, Recipes  /  Comments: more
Cheese can sometimes get a bad rep for being high in calories and fat, but not all cheeses are created equal. Since most of the fat in cheese is saturated (the artery clogging kind), it’s important to opt for low fat varieties. I’m a cheese lover—and The Laughing Cow varieties are a part of my healthy eating plan. About Laughing Cow
I’ve been enjoying The Laughing Cow wedges for many years.  Each portion controlled…

The Farmers Market: A Family Affair

Monday, July 30th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids  /  Comments: more
My youngest choosing strawberries One of my favorite activities to do Saturday morning is to hit my local farmers market with my 3 kiddies. This is also the perfect opportunity for me to educate them about various local foods and get some taste testing in. The Produce Loving the blueberries! Colorful fruits and veggies draw the attention of my kids almost immediately. Walking through the fruit section, I allow each child…

Creative Kids Snacks

Friday, April 13th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: more
I pack snacks daily for my kids to tote to school. By this time of year, I’m always looking for creative ideas that make snacking fun but still provide nutritional value for my little ones. Here are some of my kiddos favorites. Skewer It
  • Pizza on a stick: Thread cherry tomatoes, cubes of cheese and a few pieces of pepperoni.
  • Fruit kabobs: with berries, grapes, chunks of melon, or pineapple.
  • Cheese and fruit: Alternate

Healthy Eating in the Sky

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 0
I’ve been flying with my three kids since they were each three months old. We’ve flown to Europe, throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, and Israel. Tonight we’re heading to our annual non-stop 11 hour flight to Israel. Having a good flight with 3 kids isn’t about luck, it’s about knowing what the heck to expect—and I’ve got that down. Be Prepared!
I always bring a backpack of snacks for both the adults and kids.…

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