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June Just Got Tastier

National Veggie Day It’s time to eat up! June 17th is National Eat Your Veggies day. What’s a summer BBQ without corn on the cob, a side of potato salad, freshly roasted asparagus and a slice of juicy watermelon? Rich in vitamins, minerals and nutrients, research has shown that people who consume fruits and veggies as part of their daily diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases such as heart disease, and are more likely to be protected against certain types of cancers. Fruits and veggies are naturally low in calories, many are high in [...]

By |2019-08-20T07:22:12+00:00June 13th, 2019|Cooking|0 Comments

Picky, Picky Eaters with No Options

Healthy Snack Options for your Picky Little Eaters After school can be a drag for kids especially elementary school age. They get off the bus or get picked up and the first thing they want to do is grab a snack if they are not already playing.  Of course they are hungry they just had a full afternoon of learning and it’s time to eat. For many parents and nannies the goal is to get the kids to eat healthy, not just chips and soda. The challenge is convincing them to eat healthy especially when the individual bag of chips [...]

By |2019-07-24T06:55:45+00:00May 24th, 2015|Cooking, Tips|0 Comments

Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner or Take Out

Agony of Figuring out Dinner What do you do when you and/or your spouse get home from work right as you should be sitting down to eat dinner? Does the nanny prep the dinner, eat later and you quickly put something together or do you order take out? Over a decade ago I was the nanny that had to do the cooking - I did it and had a blast but I had no experience and I am not even sure it was even good. The Mom was great at being prepared during the week in making sure she had [...]

By |2019-07-23T06:47:31+00:00February 15th, 2015|Cooking|0 Comments