Healthy Habits is coming to a school near you!

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Starting in early March, members of the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team have been heading out to share our nutrition education program, Healthy Habits, with New York City students. It has already proved to be an incredibly rewarding experience for both the students and teachers!
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Salmon Patties for Breakfast!

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We mentioned the importance of getting kids active in the kitchen in yesterday's blog post. To continue with that message, we wanted to post a great recipe that makes a great addition to a homemade, weekend brunch.
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Get your kids cooking in the kitchen!

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To honor National Nutrition Month we wanted to focus on helping children foster a positive relationship with food. A great way to do that is by getting kids active in the cooking process. Even if its making sometimes foods like baking cookies or, in this case, making pancakes! Here's a cute video we made with the kids:
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What eating right means to this mom and RD…

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So while you’re trying to live a life with what you deem as eating right, be sure that flexibility, spontaneity and “ a light hearted” attitude accompany your food choices.
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Do 13 year olds really think about six-pack abs?

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Guest blogger and registered dietitian, Elyse Falk, reminds us that boys can also fall prey to those troubling messages in the media about body image and dieting.
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Global Eats: Falafel Style

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We're all about trying new foods at Mom Dishes It Out. Our post yesterday highlighted a number of recipes from all around the world and encouraged families to try new foods. To continue this trend we wanted to share this delicious Falafel recipe from our friends at Cooking Light. This recipe puts a Latin American twist on a Middle Eastern classic.
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Dinner Olympics…challenge your child’s palate!

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Challenge your kid’s palate (and your cooking skills) with your very own Dinner Olympics. Each week try cooking a new recipe from one of the many countries competing at the Sochi Winter Olympics. At the end, have your child decide which new dinner takes home the gold!
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