By Dan Marek, January 29, 2014
Dan Marek is the School Programs Educator for Whole Kids Foundation. Prior to joining their team he was a Whole Foods Market healthy eating specialist where he educated his community about healthy food.
Getting ready for Sunday’s big football game can be tricky if you are trying to keep things healthy. Greasy snacks can weigh you down and make you sluggish by half time. But we have some solutions that will keep your energy going until the trophy is handed to the winner.
By Paige Schilt, October 23, 2013
Feeding a tween is like riding a rollercoaster. Some days it’s exhilarating: we’re intrepid explorers, discovering new flavors together! Other times it’s the pits: we’re stuck in a rut and we’re going to be eating mac and cheese for the rest of our lives!
My 10-year-old son is by turns adventurous and avoidant. He loves sushi but hates sandwiches. He’s into spicy foods but refuses to taste bananas or mashed potatoes. As a busy parent, I’ve developed a few strategies to help my temperamental tween try new things and get the nutrients he needs:
By Robin Rehfield Kelly, October 11, 2013
Adding greens and veggies to our own diets can be a challenge – introducing them to our kids can drive us mad! Some kiddos might cringe at the sight of carrots or kale initially, but introducing tasty meals that are healthy and engaging them in conversations around where vegetables come from can plant the seed for a lifelong salad-lover.
By Amber Kelley, October 7, 2013
By Kathy K. Downie, RD, LD, September 29, 2013
Preparing a healthy meal for your family at the end of a long day might seem daunting. Factor in fickle taste buds, extreme opinions, and the ice cream fixations of a three-year old eater like my son’s, and I often just want to pour a glass of wine and order take-out around five o’clock.
By Molly Siegler, September 21, 2013
Let’s avoid the label “picky eater” and instead keep food talk positive and encouraging. Here are our top ten tips for helping your kids try something new.
By Christine O'Connor, September 17, 2013
Zucchini bread is a long-time family favorite. So, why not beet bread? Beets are like the forgotten vegetable. I’m ready to change that. That’s right. I’m talking about a beet revolution.
To be perfectly honest, I’ve always been a little bit hesitant to cook beets. I think it’s because I didn’t know what to do with them until I came up with the idea of creating blueberry beet bread.
By Erin Harper, September 2, 2013
With the kids going back to school it’s a great time to refresh, restock and restart good eating habits. At Whole Foods Market® we’re excited to partner with many innovative small-scale food companies that are working hard to improve the contents of the American lunch box.
By Elizabeth Smith, September 2, 2013
I write about food for a living. I’ve vacationed in cities simply to indulge in the food.
By Molly Siegler, August 19, 2013
Picking up a perfectly roasted and ready-to-eat chicken will make you feel like a true dinnertime hero. Rotisserie chicken is one of those instant meal savers that can be tailored to your family’s current cravings – tacos, soup, casseroles, salads and pot pies are all within reach.