Moms’ Burning Questions: Is Fro Yo Really a Healthy Treat?

Although I eat frozen yogurt at least twice each week, my family enjoys Tutti Fruiti and 16 Handles as special treats.  I understand that yogurt has wonderful nutritional benefits, but I am most concerned about the calorie counts and health benefits for their delicious add-ons, especially the carob chips and chocolate crunch toppings. Are these [...]

2017-05-08T22:18:57-04:00May 2nd, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Dried Fruit

What's your opinion on dried fruits vs. fresh fruits?  Which dried fruits do you recommend? I think dried fruit is a good snack!  It’s more “shelf-stable” than fresh fruit, more easily transportable, and also provides good nutritional value.  However, there are a few things to look out for: Check out the dark color of [...]

2017-05-08T22:33:10-04:00April 4th, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Big Appetite

My son has a ravenous appetite and never seems full.  I don’t want him to feel hungry, but I also want to make sure he’s not overeating. There’s definitely a balance to strike between the natural tendencies of a mother to feed her kids, and the sensibility to not over-feed them!  Here are some strategies [...]

2017-05-08T22:38:59-04:00March 28th, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Better Breakfasts

I’m trying to avoid feeding my kids sugary breakfast cereals.  What are some healthy, filling, kid-friendly breakfasts? Yogurt topped with berries and granola is a breakfast filled with protein and probiotics! You’ve heard it before, but it’s true: breakfast is such an important meal!  It gets your metabolism going, keeps you focused, and [...]

2017-05-08T22:51:49-04:00March 7th, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|
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