Considering that it was Halloween last week, you can just imagine how many people—friends, family members, clients, and colleagues alike—asked me: “Just what are you going to do with all the candy your kids collect?” Click to read more...!
Happy Almost-Halloween! We are happy to announce the winners of our Wholesome Haunted Halloween Contest with Bitsy's Brainfood. Our winners were kind enough to share their wonderful ideas for a healthy halloween and we're very excited to share them with you...
Now that we’re 2 weeks into October, we think it’s safe to assume that you’ve already taken your kids on some Halloween adventures. Maybe you visited a local pumpkin patch, went apple picking, or have started planning your fabulous Halloween costumes. Well, we at Mom Dishes It Out have come up with a few festive recipes for roasted pumpkin seeds that are sure to please some palates! These are a great snack to fuel you and the kiddies up for [...]
Tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with fresh herbs like parsley, mint & tomatoes. Serve this tart salad with a scoop of hummus and warm pita! INGREDIENTS ( Makes 8 servings) 1 cup bulghur wheat 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 lemons) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup minced scallions, white and green parts 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves 1 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 [...]
What are you dishing out this Halloween? This mom and RD started celebrating early. Last Friday we hosted our first annual “Healthy and Haunted Halloween Party!” I wrote about planning such a party in early October for Modern Mom’s magazine. You can download their app to get detailed instructions for making it a really good time for mummies and their ghouls.
Like I’ve said before, I’m kind of sensitive to the idea of categorizing foods as either “good” or “bad,” not just because I specialize in eating disorders as a professional RD, but also because—on a personal level—I too once restricted myself from sweets and seemingly evil foods. (Really, who hasn’t at some point in their lives?) My approach may not be black or white, but it’s simple. Rather than distinguishing food as good or bad, I prefer to consider their [...]
What are you giving out for Halloween? Written by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE on October 18, 2011 · From www.LauraCipulloLLC.com Trick-or-Treat: Keeping Halloween Healthier Yet Fun. With Halloween around the corner, why not think outside the box? We can’t trick our Halloween visitors but we can treat them to new Halloween delights. Read on to get some healthier options, unconventional goodies, and finally a run down at the candy counter. New Delights: Clif Kid Twisted Fruit Rope, Clif Z Bar (granola bars), Organic raisins, Blue [...]