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Say Goodbye, Pecan Pie {Recipe ReDux}

Say Goodbye, Pecan Pie {Recipe ReDux}

A lot of stuffing, a little green bean casserole and small slivers of both pumpkin pie and pecan pie. To me, those foods used to equal a delicious Thanksgiving. But this year? It’s goodbye, pecan pie. Since we found out my toddler has a tree nut allergy in

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Food: It’s the Whole Package that Counts

Food: It’s the Whole Package that Counts

Communicating the benefits of a food: Seems like it would be simple. You can talk about the nutrients in the food or describe the specific roles that those nutrients play in your body or, as is usually the case, both. But, it’s rarely as easy as this.

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Paprika Chickpeas & Kale {Recipe ReDux}

Paprika Chickpeas & Kale {Recipe ReDux}

Ahhh, those spices and herbs that lurk in the back of the spice rack or pantry. They’ve been there for… well, you’re not sure how long. But, you know  what I’m talking about… those jars, bottles or even baggies you bought for a specific recipe or received

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Food Allergy-Friendly Lunches

This weekend, I presented a lunchbox-building workshop at Whole Foods in Winston-Salem. The workshop was hosted by Food Allergy Families of the Triad, and I had the opportunity to share food allergen-friendly lunch ideas and recipes with parents and their children. If you’re the parent of a child

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Confetti Pasta & Tuna Salad

Confetti Pasta & Tuna Salad

October is here. The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling and my favorite foods are making more of an appearance. Soups, roasted veggies, baked fruits and pasta. While pasta goes well with every season, the cooler weather invites a pot of boiling pasta water. Perhaps, it’s no coincidence that October is

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52 Moms Talk Food: Michele in Winter Park, FL

Getting kids to eat takes creativity, patience and, sometimes, a bit of luck. 52 Moms Talk Food is my exploration of how inspiring moms make it happen. Michele and her husband currently live in Winter Park, FL, with their 9-year-old son. Michele is a fellow registered dietitian and

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Chocolate-Cherry Granola Bars {Recipe Redux}

Chocolate-Cherry Granola Bars {Recipe Redux}

Bars are popular in our house. The kids would eat them every day, if they could. But, there are a lot of inherent problems with bars… they tend to contain a lot of added sugars, few whole grains or–worst of all (for us)–nuts (to which my daughter

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Healthy Beach & Pool Snacks {MyFoodFix}

There’s still over a month of summer left, so now is NOT the time to undo those healthy summer habits you’ve created! This week on Fox8 WGHP’s monthly segment, I talked about healthy snacking at the beach and pool. When summer time is ticking and the water

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“If You Like Pina Coladas” Smoothie {Recipe Redux}

Summertime smoothies… what could be more refreshing than a blend of frozen fruit, your favorite “milk” and maybe some wheat germ or chia seeds? My family and I just got back from a week at the beach. Sand castles, early morning walks, dolphin watching… it was glorious! Now

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52 Moms Talk Food: Hilary in San Diego

Getting kids to eat takes creativity, patience and, sometimes, a bit of luck. 52 Moms Talk Food is my exploration of how inspiring moms make it happen. A popular deejay in Southern CA, Hilary is one busy mom. I’m so excited to share Hilary’s tips and tricks for

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