Jodie Block

Amidst all the fun and festivities of the holiday season, we are all too aware of how easy it is to get off track when it comes to eating. We’re all still recovering from our Thanksgiving feasts, and whether your halls are decked out in the red and green of Christmas, or shimmering in the [...]

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To make sure your kids’ Halloween is full of fun and not just sugar, we found some fantastic kid-friendly activities with a focus on spooky-but-healthy snacks! Get your kids involved in preparing these simple recipes, and they’ll have the added benefit of filling up your little monsters on healthier fare before they head out trick-or-treating…less [...]

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Halloween is upon us once again and that means one thing: an avalanche of candy abounds. In the weeks leading up to Halloween, Americans will spend close to two billion dollars on candy…and that boils down to A LOT of sugar. Everyone knows that the empty calories contained in sugar cause unwanted weight gain in [...]

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Whenever possible, I choose a preemptive approach to snacking; I prepare healthy treats made from unprocessed, whole foods for my kids. But that’s not always enough to combat the onslaught of less-than-nutritious options we’re faced with once we leave the house. A few weeks ago, my daughter had a craving for a smoothie from our swim [...]

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