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 […]

Healthy Strawberry Banana Parfait

We found this healthy, delicious recipe in the Duke Raleigh Hospital newsletter and just had to share with our readers. Thanks Dr. Farkas! Healthy Strawberry Banana Parfait by Linda Farkas, MD – Duke Raleigh Hospital Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 containers (60z) fat-free Greek strawberry yogurt 2 cups Fiber One® Honey Clusters cereal (or similar alternative) […]

Backyard Farmers Make it Fun for Kids to Garden, Harvest, and Cook

School is out for many kids already – and the last days of school are almost here for those finishing up in June.  It’s a great time for family fun – but don’t forget about the many ways you can teach kids health and fitness during the summer. Gardening in summer is a great way […]

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 […]