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Food and nutrition blog

I am passionate about nutrition and food, and I love to create easy, healthy recipes that families can enjoy together. I use this food and nutrition blog to share my creations, including new spins on beloved, old recipes, and options for people managing food allergy symptoms.

I also closely follow the latest nutrition guidelines, and I’m sometimes called on to comment at USDA and FDA meetings. So here you’ll find my perspectives on nutrition policy, too.

Easy, healthy recipes… No-nonsense tips… Dish about the latest nutrition guidelines…

That’s what this nutrition blog is all about. Let me know what grabs you!

AUGUST 2018 UPDATE: my latest blogs are on the Smart Mouth Nutrition site.

Five tips to hook your kids on superfoods

This morning, I appeared on Denver’s Channel 2 KWGN’s “Daybreak” show. The segment? Superfoods for Kids. We dished about nutrients kids don’t typically get enough of (like calcium, potassium and fiber) and sneaking kale and beans into your kid’s diet. What is a “superfood”? Wikipedia defines it

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Organic vs. conventional? The debate continues

Is organic worth the extra money? Does it really matter whether you buy organic or conventional produce? Last week, Reuters‘s No evidence organic foods benefit health: study highlighted recent findings (published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition) that organic fruits and veggies offer no nutritional benefits over

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Feeding Frenzy: ABC’s Primetime touches the taboo

I love it. ABC’s Primetime What Would You Do? (aired 5/14) touched the taboo… breastfeeding in public. For those who didn’t see the show, a cafe manager (actor) berates a woman (actress) for breasfeeding in his cafe. Customers (NOT actors) vocally defend the breastfeeding moms. It was

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