Scheherazade Casserole

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In the midst of figuring out my nutrition beliefs, I went from picky eater to vegetarian to vegan to omnivore. While vegetarian and vegan, my two favorite cookbooks were “A Celebration of Wellness – A Cookbook for Vibrant Living” and “Moosewood Cookbook”. I wanted to share with you what remains one of my favorite recipes from Moosewood Cookbook.
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You must read this interview with the one and only, Dr. Linda Bacon!

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With the ever-present discussion of the “childhood obesity epidemic,” I asked Dr. Linda Bacon[i], an internationally recognized authority on topics related to nutrition, weight, and health metabolism, to describe exactly how best to approach weight concerns among parents and practitioners alike. Dr. Bacon proposes a major paradigm shift from conventional weight management practices to what is now referred to as “Health at Every Size.”
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Get Ready, Get Set, Giveaway!

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We are happy to announce that we are giving away a free copy of Dr. Heather Maguire's book Get Ready… Get Set… Go! It’s Time to Create Behavior Change: A Self-Administered Parent Training Program.
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Want to Learn How to Teach Your Child About the Joy of Food?

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Enter for your chance to win a copy of our contributor, Melanie Potock's book Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids: How to Teach Your Child About the Joy of Food!
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Health at Every Size Giveaway!

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To go with the tone of tomorrow's blog post, we wanted to host a giveaway featuring Linda Bacon's book Health At Every Size. The book focuses on weight and dispelling the myths surrounding it. It truly is a great read and we just couldn't help but share it with you! So please take a look at the ways to enter below and good luck!
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Teaching Nutrition in School

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Like so many things affecting their children, parents tend to disagree on whether sex, sexual orientation or religion should be taught in school. Well, this mom (and an RD) often wonders if nutrition should be taught in school. Teachers are not experts in nutrition nor are they educated about pediatric or adult nutrition as part of their college curriculums. Yet, many classroom teachers are giving lessons on “calories, good and bad foods, and even having students log their foods to […]
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Mom Is Dishing Out a Copy of The Plant Powered Diet!

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Thanks to Sharon Palmer, Mom Dishes It Out will be giving away The Plant Powered Diet to one lucky follower! In The Plant Based Diet, author Sharon Palmer, RD emphasizes the importance of leading a heart healthy lifestyle. This book is filled with great how-to’s, information charts on grains, fruits and vegetables, as well as recommendations for how to best incorporate them into each meal. Along with recipes and advice for navigating the supermarket, kitchen and restaurant, this is a great read for […]
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