Prior to spending my days worrying if my breast milk tasted ok or pondering the best way to discipline a whining toddler, I was a nutrition consultant in Manhattan. I also made yoga DVDs, shot infomercials and modeled for magazines. … Read more
First of all, to help with future reading, it’s a lot easier to learn letters as phonetic sounds, as opposed to as letter names. Secondly, you need to figure out if your child learns better by hearing, by making things … Read more
What I love about baked apples is that you can eat them for a healthy desert that is low in calories, but tastes amazing. I also love the fact that you can scoop up the mushy part of the apples … Read more
My oldest was fully potty trained by 17 months. Here’s a little article I wrote, while working on training him: “What?”- all of my Euro friends say, “Your nine month-old is still in diapers???” Well, no. He is 14 … Read more
If you don’t use seaweed in your cooking, start with kombu: it’s what I did a few years ago. Kombu is one of the most versatile seaweeds : it can be baked, fried, roasted or sauteed. It can be added … Read more
The good thing about this dish is that you can eat it hot or cold. The cold version makes it a great picnic dish: just pack your leftovers in a Tupperware container. Additionally, this pilaf works with virtually any grain you … Read more
Breakfast cereal is considered “health food.” How healthy is it, really? And should we be giving it to our kids? Servings of popular brands such as All Bran, Oat Krunchies and Golden Grahams contain four times as much salt … Read more
Baked kale chips are a nutritious snack: kale is rich in fiber, calcium, iron and magnesium, as well as in vitamins A, C and K. It surely beats potato chips!