Family Meals

Share What’s Good: Cooking With My Girls

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Welch’s, in participation with their #sharewhatsgood campaign. I was not compensated for this post, but did receive gift cards for my participation. Find out more at Share What’s Good. As a registered dietitian and mother, one of my passions is cooking with kids. Even before I had my own children, I often spoke to parents, teachers, and caregivers about the importance of bringing children into the kitchen and getting them involved in different steps… read more »

Greek Frittata {Recipe}

For someone who wasn’t the biggest egg lover, I’ve certainly been making a lot of egg recipes lately. For some reason, since the birth or my girls 16 months ago, I have a newfound liking of eggs – but only in certain forms. One of said forms is the frittata. I have been experimenting with various types of frittatas, including a spinach-pepper frittata, leek and tomato frittata, and Mexican frittata. The possibilities are endless! My latest version is a Greek Frittata. I don&#… read more »

Family Meals Matter

I’ve always been an advocate of families eating meals together. Over the years I have written and been interviewed about the importance of family meals and tips for how families can eat together. Today I have two pieces of exciting news on this topic: Firstly, I am proud to announce that I am a winner of the Welch’s Reward RD contest! The contest rewarded three dietitians who demonstrate leadership and innovation in family nutrition and are dedicated to family nutrition. I am so hon… read more »

“Clean Eating for Busy Families” Cookbook {Recipe & Giveaway}

You know I love to cook and as I mentioned a couple of weeks ago when I told you about “America’s Favorite Food,” I still love looking through cookbooks even though there are so many recipe databases online. Thankfully, registered dietitians like myself are writing more cookbooks these days. What I love about this is that it shows just how versatile the job of a dietitian is. Recently a fellow registered dietitian and friend of mine, Michelle Dudash, published a new cookbook call… read more »

Eat Better, Eat Together

I wrote this post as a participant in the Eat Better, Eat Together Balancing Act blog carnival hosted by the Dairy Council of California to share ways families everywhere can make time for family meals that include foods from all the food groups. A list of other registered dietitians and moms who are participating in the Balancing Act blog carnival will be listed at the bottom of this post. Back in May I participated in the Eat, Play, Love blog carnival and I wrote about the importance of introducin… read more »