Healthy Eating: Easy Snacks that Keep Your Kids on Track

Nutritionists tell us that children need three meals and two snacks a day, so snacking is a natural part of children’s eating. Too often, snacks are unplanned and unhealthy: the kids get hungry and we reach into the cupboards for a prepared food that is high in sugars and/or fats. Convenient snack packs are sold […]

Post Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pancakes

posted by Wendy Van Wagner This recipe just appeared in the New York Times. I think it would be a really fun one to make with kids during or the morning after Thanksgiving. It shows how pumpkin can be incorporated into everyday foods, like pancakes! You could even save a few steps by using the […]

Ode to Winter Squash!

posted by Wendy Van Wagner I know my favorite time of year has arrived when those beautiful, mysterious, hard-bodies winter squash begin to appear at the farmer’s markets and in the grocery stores! Butternut, Acorn, Carnival, Delicata, Pumpkins and my personal favorite, Kabocha! The ways of preparing squash are endless….soups, baked, roasted, or steamed. The […]