Making sure kids -- and adults -- eat nutritious meals has never been more important. Here are some easy ways to sneak in good foods, vitamins, and fiber without them knowing the difference.
Nutrition experts narrowed down freezer-case newbies and more than 75 children (plus parents) helped select the tastiest. Put these winners on your next shopping list!
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New research suggests people's unbalanced eating habits begin before their first birthdays!
Place all the ingredients for this chunky pasta sauce in your slow cooker and forget it while it cooks.
Whether you're suffering from morning sickness or starving all the time, smoothies can be life-savers for expecting mamas. Full of fiber, healthy fruits and veggies, and other essential nutrients, these sweet sips from the cookbook Smoothie-licious are perfect for breakfast, a light lunch, or a nutritious snack. Each recipe makes two smoothies. Drink one now and save the other for tomorrow. Your body--and baby--will thank you.
Would you let your child eat 50 pounds of sugar? That's how much the average 4- to 8-year-old goes through in a year. As researchers are finding that sugar harms kids in ways never imagined, the government is finally setting limits.
Lose the lettuce! If your kids skip salad because of the greens, lure them with other veggies plus fruit, nuts, and cheese.
If you're fed up with the fact that your kid barely takes a bite of vegetables, our expert advice will turn your frustration into inspiration.
A healthy breakfast is usually sacrificed on an hectic morning. Here are 3 quick and healthy meals for kids.
See how to make this refreshing mango vanilla slushy. Kids can enjoy it virgin, but grown-ups may want to add a splash of rum or tequila.
Here's what a shocking new study reveals--and what you can do to protect your baby.
Even breakfast-phobes won't mind eating the most important meal of the day if they can have these hearty, sweet and moist cookies. They boast the flavors of carrot cake with the nutritional goodness of quinoa, dates, carrot, pecans and oats.
The hint of Parmesan cheese in the cornmeal dumplings makes them a fine match for this Italian-seasoned stew recipe.
Perfect as a snack or as part of a larger meal, store these yummy bites in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
These creamy treats come together in minutes.
Chef Angelo Sosa and radio personality Angie Martinez became friends through their love of food. Now they've remixed some of their favorite traditional recipes in the cookbook Healthy Latin Eating.
They aren't pioneers exactly, but Simple Bites food blogger Aimee Wimbush-Bourque and her family are forging a new kind of life together, one that revolves around the seasons, the garden, and the kitchen. Aimee shares her favorite recipes and the lessons she's learned bringing up a brood of food lovers.
Encourage your child to try something new by breaking out of your standard vegetable routine. Use these ideas to sauce, roast, spice, and shape your way to an extra serving or two of veggies a day.
Here's what to do when pregnancy makes its mark.