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5 Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas

Monday, September 9th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger It’s back to school time and although I don’t have any kids, something tends to kick in around September signaling the end of lazy days and time to get back on a pattern.   This pattern includes eating fewer lunches out and searching for exciting brown bag options to bring to the office. Plan Ahead
The key to eating healthy regularly is planning ahead.  Toby outlined some…

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…

The Secret of Seaweed

Monday, August 19th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 1
By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, Contributing Blogger I think most of you can agree seaweed can be a bother at the beach.  It sticks to your bathing suit, tangles into your hair and, most distinctly, provides a far from fragrant sea scent.  But, I’ll admit, there is something about this beautiful sea “green” (found also in brown and red) that has everybody curious about its new proclaimed fame. Seaweed: A Sea Vegetable

Build a Better Lunchbox

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
Back-to-school time can become hectic gathering school supplies, buying new clothes and getting the kids mentally ready to learn. Another important task parents and caregivers do is pack lunch. Kids need to eat a well-balanced and delicious lunch, but sometimes as parents we fall into the same PB&J sandwich pattern. Here are tips and healthy lunch ideas to get the year starting right. Keeping Kids on Track

Healthy Snacking At The Beach

Monday, July 1st, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0

By Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Beach season is upon us, and in order to avoid the notoriously unhealthy “snack shack”, it’s important to pack healthy.  You have enough things to worry about when planning a long day at the beach, so here’s a guide to help you out with your beach snacks. Snack Tips for Your Beach Trips
It’s usually pretty difficult to find healthy snack options at the beach. …