By Kathy K. Downie, RDN, August 19, 2016
Sandwiches are a portable, versatile lunchbox hero, and they can fit in many diets! Here are our tips on how to build a healthier sandwich.
By Whole Story Editors, August 18, 2016
Back to school means a return to routine, but bento boxes are a fun way to banish boring lunches and please even the pickiest palates. Here are top tips from our favorite bloggers and Instagram artists.
By Lindsay Robison, August 4, 2016
Know someone heading off to college? Follow these tips to stock the dorm room fridge to fuel busy freshmen.
By Paige Schilt, July 28, 2016
Back to school season can be a bit of a challenge for parents who care about sustainability. It’s a time when the three Rs—reduce, reuse, recycle — often take a backseat to convenience.
But with a little ingenuity, parents can find easy-to-use alternatives that match their Earth-friendly values. Just ask Kirsten Quigley, mother of four and creator of LunchSkins reusable snack and sandwich bags. Back in 2008, Kirsten was organizing a green auction at her kids’ school when she came across some striking statistics:
• According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, 90% of the plastic items in our daily lives are used once and then discarded.
• Somewhere between 5.3 and 14 million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans each year, posing a threat to ecosystems and marine life.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 25, 2015
From modeling good eating habits and introducing new foods to coming together to catch up, family dinners are more than just meals. Whether you’re aiming to establish a family dinner routine a few days a week or every day of the week, we can get you started with time-saving tips and delicious recipes.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, July 29, 2015
PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market have teamed up to offer a new adorable line of back-to-school products, which makes shopping for school supplies a breeze. And you’ll be earning extra credit because proceeds support children’s learning, nutrition and healthy development.
By Mary Olivar, September 11, 2013
Healthy eating guru Mary shares her kid’s favorite ways to fuel up on nutritious breakfasts before zooming off to school and beyond.
By Alana Sugar, August 27, 2012
Who doesn’t love cookies after a hard day at school? Just the thought conjures wonderful childhood memories.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 25, 2012
I’m just going to say it…it’s time to take back the afternoon snack! My sweet tooth can be a powerful and convincing driver in my snack choices, but honestly, packaged cookies aren’t snacks.
By Alana Sugar, August 13, 2012
Sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and soy nuts work great as alternatives to nut butters. Learn how to make your own seed butter.