Tag Archives: child nutrition

Reinventing “Kid Food” Favorites

It is easy to fall into a routine of choosing frozen food standbys for meals. However, the typical “kid food favorites” like chicken fingers or mac and cheese are high in calories and fat, but more importantly, contain little nutrition. Take a look at our “Eat This, Not That” feature comparing some typical frozen food […]

Eat Seasonably – MANGO

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. Did you know? Mangoes are the most widely consumed fruit in the world! Giving someone a basket of mangoes is […]

Summer is HOT! Cool down with some frozen treats from FEED!

Check out some of our favorite recipes that provide a nutrient-packed punch and a refreshing cool down on the hottest of days! Nothing better than cooling down on a hot summer day with a frozen treat! However, icy desserts can pack on calories, and most have little nutritional benefit. Rather than pull out the packaged […]

Can you be WHOLE without the wheat?

MYTH: The gluten-free diet is free of whole wheat, thus is free of whole grains. FACT: Gluten-free dieters can receive the benefits of whole grains including vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. Many gluten-free grains (quinoa, brown rice, amaranth, buckwheat) are nutrient powerhouses and provide excellent sources of vitamins and minerals. How do you find whole […]

Sports Nutrition – Tips for the BIG and little athlete

Just starting a new workout routine? Are you curious about what foods to choose for muscle recovery? Check out these tips from FEED! Adequate recovery nutrition is important for all types of athletes. From kids that are just starting out in physical activities to adults engaging in regular competitive events, all athletes need to incorporate […]

Dinner in the Freezer: Make-Ahead Meals!

Parents frequently say, “Our family is stuck in a rut! I do not know what to make for dinner anymore! Can you provide me with some additional dinner suggestions?” Fear not! FEED’s make-ahead meal suggestions area easy to prepare, and provide a healthy alternative to any convenience boxed item you might find in the freezer […]

Pass the Salt!?

New research may make you think twice before adding more salt to your foods. Hypertension (high blood pressure) was never thought to be a health risk for children. Neither was Type 2 Diabetes, or NASH (Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), however, with the rise in obesity, diseases like hypertension have moved into the younger population. Recent research from […]