Motivation in Movember

While there’s a lot of talk about “man caves,” Movember (a worldwide campaign raising funds and awareness for men’s cancers and other health issues) presents the men of the house a perfect opportunity to get out of the cave and have meaningful multigenerational discussions about health and wellbeing. The movement, which originated in Australia in […]

Healthy Halloween Treat Alternatives

By Audrey Lee Halloween is the time of year when kids go door to door receiving handfuls of sugar-loaded candy and other treats. While this may be a right of passage for some, other families may feel it is time to change what kind of treats their kids should ingest for their health. Here are […]

Healthy Road Trip Snacks for Your Family

Part of the fun of road trips is indulging in ways you normally wouldn’t, from fast food to too much screen time. But when you exclusively rely on fries and shakes to keep your family happy on the road, you also face afternoon sugar crashes and diabolical mood shifts. You can still plan a few […]

Delicious, Nutritious New Snacks Ready for Takeoff

When it comes to snack foods that pack well for plane and road trips, many parents are familiar with the old standbys: protein and granola bars, string cheese, go-packs of applesauce and beef jerky. While those foods are certainly convenient and (generally) not messy, the eating experience may be less than satisfying. Expo West, a […]

Best Kid-Approved Snacks for Your Next Road Trip

Road trips are fun, but they can get messy, especially when you have one or more kids crammed into a tiny space for a long period of time. Don’t let your back seat become the war zone of forgotten, sticky, crumbly, melted, half-eaten, moldy road trip snacks. Try these kid-friendly options instead. Mini-Pancakes Frozen pancakes […]

Healthy Food on the Go

Whether on a long family road trip or between destinations, finding healthy options on the go can be a challenge. You won’t be cooking too many, if any, meals and you need to eat. Adhere to the family’s nutritional needs, avoid allergy-inducing foods and stick to your routine while out and about with this list […]