Overnight Oatmeal Recipe Makes for a Great Solution for Early Mornings

Overnight Oatmeal Makes a Great Solution for Early Mornings With No Time to Make Breakfast


I never would have thought I would be the kind of person who would take a 7 a.m. exercise class. I’m not really a morning person, and I haven’t gone to a gym in over 10 years. I used to be better about going to the gym, but then we got two big dogs that need lots of exercise, and something had to give.

My friend Varuni encouraged me to just try coming with her to her 7 a.m. core workout class. I

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FED UP: Food Education For Every Classroom

I’m really excited about this new movement. Take part in helping us deliver the FED UP movie to every school teacher in America so that every student can have a quality food education.

All my life I have struggled with sugar addiction. My parents kept a pretty low sugar home, but I would greedily grab candy from my grandparents’ candy bowl and would covertly down powdered sugar by the spoonful from our pantry at home. As a young adult, when I got stressed out at work, which was often, I would

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When Your Kid Turns Vegetarian

What should you do if or when your child decides to become a vegetarian? Here are seven ways to make family dinners work without losing your mind.

When a child decides to become a vegetarian, many parents react with dismay.  Many fear it will be too hard to cook for them.

For me, I was proud of my daughter Celia for following her heart and conscience, and I was determined to fully accommodate her choice.  However, I recognize that Celia was fortunate to have me at the helm of our family

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How to Make This Year’s Back-to-School Lunches and Dinners Better

Back-to-school has everyone thinking of food. But there’s hope! Here’s my approach to back-to-school…I hope you find it helpful!

It’s a great time to think about what will be different this year. Is this the year your kids will pack their own lunches, or even just Monday lunch, for instance? What’s reasonable and what can you do the night before to make your lives easier?

The same goes for thinking about school-year dinners. Even if you work all year and the kids go to summer camp, school

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12 Power Snacks to Fuel Your Athlete Before or After Games or Practices

These power snacks are quick and healthy and, best of all, don’t come out of a package. They’re the perfect thing to fuel the athlete in your life!

1. Sriracha Popcorn

Freshly popped popcorn tossed with melted butter or coconut oil and sriracha (Asian hot pepper) sauce.

2. Peanut Butter Bites

Pulse ½ cup oats in a food processor until they are a coarse texture, but not quite powdery. Put 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder or powdered sugar (optional) in a small shallow dish. In a medium bowl, combine

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