By Jane Johnson, May 6, 2014
Whole Kids Foundation® has new kids’ activities to keep small hands busy and big minds growing. Take a bite out of a good book, get crafty in the recycle bin and learn a new way to pack more nutrition into every bite!
By Adrienne Dickey-Merrill, April 18, 2014
In honor of Earth Month, Whole Kids Foundation® and Whole Foods Market® stores are throwing spring garden parties at 75 schools.
By Christine O'Connor, March 24, 2014
Who says playground food can’t be healthy? Turn your next play date into a fun outing for the whole family with healthy snacks for adults and kids.
By Katie Lavin, March 6, 2014
Sprouts are nutritional powerhouses that add flavor, texture and contrast to a salad or sandwich. Most varieties go from seed to sprout in about five days making it a great project for kids.
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 Britney Fitzgerald, September 27, 2013
Britney Fitzgerald is the web editor for KIWI magazine. Growing up, her favorite school lunch was a veggie burrito.