Parents typically leave their pediatrician offices with an updated immunization record, maybe a prescription and, hopefully, some reassurance about a concern. But how about leaving the office with Granny Smith apples, and locally-grown green peppers and cucumbers? Every Thursday from June through October, the StarkFresh Mobile Grocery Market will be selling fresh produce and other […]
For 1 serving: ½ ripe avocado, mashed 1 hard boiled egg, chopped Splash of lemon juice Dash of salt, dash of crushed red pepper Instructions: In a small bowl, mash together avocado and hard boiled egg. Add a splash of lemon juice for flavor and to prevent browning of avocado. Mix in a dash of […]
Ingredients 1 box whole wheat noodles of your choice (penne, spiral, macaroni), cooked 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 small acorn squash or small butternut squash, peeled and diced 3-4 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 small white onion 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ cup nutritional yeast ¼ cup milk […]
More consumers are choosing organic foods and grocery stores and national retailers are responding with more organic options than ever before. What does it mean when a food is organic? Is it worth the increased cost? “As defined by the USDA, organic meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products come from animals that are given no […]
Whether your summer vacation plans include a road trip, camping or visiting your favorite amusement park, you can still relax and have fun while managing your child’s food allergies away from home. For any trip, you’ll likely pack a cooler with food and drinks to eat on the way. However, since you probably won’t be […]
Nearly 35 percent of kids in Ohio are overweight or obese. The number rises to 38 percent in the Mahoning Valley and 43 percent in Trumbull County. In addition to physical activity, eating right is key to reducing those numbers. But that’s easier said than done so we sat down with Michelle Borovitcky, pediatric dietitian, to get her tips to help the entire family eat right.