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Nutritious Foods/Meals

Nutritious Foods/Meals

Ingredients for a Better Breakfast
Ingredients for a Better Breakfast

September 26th is Better Breakfast Day! I think that is a perfect time to talk about what goes into a great breakfast. Our daughter Ruby actually cooked this breakfast for us in the photo, so whether you are cooking or you get your child(ren) involved, let’s talk...

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September is National Whole Grains Month!
September is National Whole Grains Month!

September is Whole Grains Month and this can be a great time to make an effort to add a few more servings of whole grains to your life. Sometimes when getting started on a gluten-free diet, it can be confusing. Which grains are gluten-free? I want to take all of the...

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Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Today is National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! At Nourishing Hope, I encourage parents to get their child(ren) cooking so they become invested in their nutrition and develop a love of trying new foods and eating healthfully.  As a matter of fact, I had one of the...

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Fall Foods High in Vitamin A
Fall Foods High in Vitamin A

As the weather changes and we begin to move into fall, it is always a good time to look at how our nutritional changes can support our overall health and wellness. Fall and winter are notorious for colds and flus and right now, I am sure many of us are focused on how...

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Summer Grilling: Kid-Friendly Vegetables on the BBQ
Summer Grilling: Kid-Friendly Vegetables on the BBQ

Most dads love a good barbeque. If you’re a dad planning a barbeque, or a mom creating a fun day for the dad in your family’s life, I’ve got some ideas for you! When you think of BBQ, I’m sure most of you are thinking of meat. But vegetables can be delicious on the...

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Using Rainbows to Teach Kids Good Nutrition
Using Rainbows to Teach Kids Good Nutrition

Have you been trying to get more nutrients (and vegetables) into your child? As a nutritionist specializing in children with autism, ADHD, and related neurodevelopmental delays, I can share with you that most parents I work with are worried about their child’s...

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Rainbow Fruit Kebabs: Healthy Treats for Kids
Rainbow Fruit Kebabs: Healthy Treats for Kids

For holidays, kids are often looking for treats. And those are usually in the form of sugar. Fortunately summer holidays like 4th of July and Labor Day are the perfect time for a healthy fruit based dessert. And nothing is more pure than fresh fruit. So this holiday...

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12 Benefits of Gelatin
12 Benefits of Gelatin

What is Gelatin Exactly? Simply, gelatin is COOKED collagen. Gelatin is the basic ingredient is used to make foods “gel”. Gelatin is found in bone broth, but also manufactured into a powder/granulated form and added to make gummies, gelatin desserts, and more. This...

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