What You Shouldn’t Feed Your Kids

We are constantly bombarded with messages about what to feed our kids. Signs read, fresh, all natural, or pure, but those words are unregulated and really have as much or little meaning as a company wants. In this episode of kitchen cures, I cover some of the basics of integrative pediatric nutrition including how to [...]

By | 2017-06-22T01:39:45+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Nutrition, Power Kids, Watch|Comments Off on What You Shouldn’t Feed Your Kids

Protein Hacks for Kids- How to Get the Right Amount

Are you worried about whether or not your kids are getting enough protein? You are not alone. This is a very common concern among the parents whose kids come to see me. As parents, we have enough to worry about…are they getting enough sleep? eating too much sugar? should I be giving them dairy? do [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:18:33+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Nutrition|Comments Off on Protein Hacks for Kids- How to Get the Right Amount

Subdue the Sugar Spike: a Healthier Halloween

Halloween can be a difficult time to keep track of your little one’s nutrition. Between the school parties, candy bags, and trick-or-treating, the holiday can give any mom a scare when the unwanted sugar spike comes. I love to make sure my kids get their fill-in and that they have an experience just like their [...]

By | 2016-10-04T14:38:39+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Nutrition|Comments Off on Subdue the Sugar Spike: a Healthier Halloween

6 Protein-Packed Lunch Time Snacks

Now that you have a list of healthy, simple breakfasts for the upcoming school year, add in some protein-packed lunch time snacks! Mid-morning fiber and protein is important in keeping your kids’ brains sharp for a new and overwhelming classroom. Being a busy mom, I know how tempting it can be to throw in the [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:46:35+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Nutrition|Comments Off on 6 Protein-Packed Lunch Time Snacks

3 Simply Healthy, Smart Breakfasts for Kids

For most families, school mornings are chaotic. From the alarm buzzing to rushing out of the door, getting your kids fed and ready for school can seem like a Nascar race. Breakfast can be an afterthought, but for our children, it is still the most important meal of the day. I am always on the [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:47:26+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Nutrition|Comments Off on 3 Simply Healthy, Smart Breakfasts for Kids