It Happened This Week – Baby Spanx, Healthy Vermont, Food Allergy Awareness

A friend of our blog, FitBottomedGirl, wrote this week about babies on diets, baby Spanx, and disordered eating in children, which is sadly on the rise.  But she offers better ideas to develop a healthy relationship with food for your children, too. Speaking of kids, the "Pink Stinks" campaign for greater gender equality in children's toys […]

Teach Your Children Well

Last night I watched Jamie Oliver present his TED Prize Wish.  As a 2010 TED Prize winner Jamie's wish was to teach every child about food, or more specifically, “I wish for your help to create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere […]

Making Healthy Eating Easier: Batch Cooking

Anyone who has met me at Green Mountain at Fox Run knows I’m an obsessed with batch cooking and freezing.  The last thing I want to do at the end of the day is prepare dinner, so I do it on the weekends.  Here are the things I love about batch cooking: Dinner is ready […]