Laying out a picnic blanket is like making your bed. As soon as that bed is neatly made, or the blanked unfurled – that’s where everyone wants to be! Even in the biggest grassiest park, our boys love to sit on that blanket and snack away and tell stories. As Together Counts™ ambassadors, we understand the importance of making time for as many meals together as possible, whether it’s indoors
Did you know that there is virtually no difference between fresh and frozen vegetables in vitamin and mineral content? Prepared meals that are frozen deliver fresh taste, convenience and value while also helping with portion and calorie control. Here are some of the reasons you can rely on frozen foods when planning meals: Freezing Locks in Freshly Prepared Goodness Freezing is a natural method of preservation that upholds quality, prolongs
We all know the heart is one of the most important parts of your body. What we don’t always know is how to eat to ensure we take care of the heart just like we would for any other part of our body. Here are 10 foods that, when combined with healthy habits like regular exercise, reducing stress and maintaining a healthy weight, can help you treat your heart well:
Based on modern science, and the wisdom of mothers throughout the ages, breakfast is a very important meal. Research shows breaking an overnight fast with a balanced meal can make a major difference in overall health and well-being, especially for children and teens. Eating breakfast can help improve behavior and school performance, as well as foster a healthy weight. On the other hand, skipping breakfast is a no-brainer, quite literally.
There is no better way to start the day than with a wholesome breakfast; however, finding the time to make that breakfast isn’t always easy to do. Healthy Dining Finder’s readers shared their breakfast questions with a registered dietitian and her answers are below. Rachel Rothman, M.S., R.D. Question: What are some good, quick breakfast ideas that I can either buy when I’m on my way to work or are
Eating balanced meals is not always easy, but as a partner of the Together Counts™ program, Healthy Dining Finder is here to give you advice for how to reach your goals. Here are 10 foods that are signing on to help you reap nutritious benefits from food including lower blood cholesterol, lower blood pressure, lower risk of diabetes, more energy to do what you love: Avocado –This guy adds healthy
Did you know in this age of food mash ups and cross cultural culinary creativity (think Korean tacos), a food could be wildly popular in parts of the United States and regions throughout the world, and at the same time be relatively unknown among about 80 million Americans? That food is hummus—a staple throughout much of the Middle East and Mediterranean—which is made from the humble chickpea. In fact, “hummus”
Whether they are helping you cook or simply watching, we know at Kraft that part of learning to cook means mastering basic kitchen safety. Just like we teach our kids about physical activity and nutrition, it’s important for them to become familiar with basic safety rules in the kitchen to ensure we prepare nutritious meals. Below are ten simple safety rules you can start implementing today! 10 Kitchen Safety Rules
We’re four full months into the New Year, and to keep intentions for healthful eating still top of mind, we think this is the perfect time to introduce you to just a few of our favorite “resolution” foods. These delicious and nutritious little over-achievers are always on our short list for a good Healthy Dining menu choice, and they are ready for a meet-and-greet so that you can get to know
I am not the most organized person when it comes to meal planning, which is why I am an expert in grocery shopping my pantry and freezer! In fact, it is a near daily occurrence at my house around 4:30 pm. Although meal planning is not my strong suit, my ability to create a pantry that delivers meals has improved over the years out of the fear of family starvation.