March is National Nutrition Month: 20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables

National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. 20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables Building a healthy plate is easy when […]

“YummyFun Workshop” Offers Unique Ice Cream Recipes for Families on July 12th

Get out your ice cream scoops – there’s more summer fun in store! Culinary Artist Clare Crespo is hosting “YummyFun Workhop” to encourage Richmond families to uncover their inner ice cream artist.  Clare is also host of “Yummyfun Kooking Series”. The FREE event is scheduled for Friday, July 12th, 2013 from 2pm – 3:30 pm. […]

Survey Says: Kids Gain More Weight in Summer

School is out and kids are excited about lots of fun. But a recent study has some parents a bit concerned about summer days. A recent study by the Ohio State University Department of Sociology and the Initiative for Population Research reports that “growth in BMI was typically faster and more variable during summer vacation […]

Eating Healthier: Eat This Instead

Summer is a great time to introduce kids to new foods – especially with all of the fresh fruits and vegetables growing right here in the Richmond area. Farmer’s markets, berry farms, and more are fun and educational. Instead of…. French fries Ice cream Fried chicken Doughnuts or pastries Chocolate-chip cookies Potato chips Sugary desserts […]

Quick and Delicious Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This is a recipe that many of you may remember from your own childhood. And now, it’s back – and it’s an easy treat for kids that will give them energy too. No Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup margarine 1/2 cup milk (we use evaporated milk) 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 […]

Richmond’s Edible Education Leads the Way for the Food Revolution 2013

Many of you learned more about Edible Education and our Richmond Food Revolution Day which was held last month. Thanks to Jamie Oliver’s mission to change how kids eat in schools, they have both changed how kids and adults see food! Ann Butler is the owner and founder of Edible Education, and hands-on cooking school […]

Orange Cranberry Chicken Any Time of Year for Healthy Eating

Completely Kids Richmond has discovered a delicious new recipe using chicken and your family is sure to love it! The recipe is lower sodium, lower calories, and easy to prepared. Although it’s made with cranberries and oranges, you don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy it – it’s a year-round option. Orange Cranberry Chicken […]