How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Make fresh produce a little easier to swallow. Follow these tips to get your kids to eat more vegetables. You can read every “healthy eating” or nutrition book under the sun and you’ll see a range of recommendations. Some folks say no grains. Others say no meat. Still others say […]

Eat at Home More Often

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Learn how to eat at home more often to save money, control ingredients, and enjoy the meal together. Beef, Barley, and Vegetable Soup Over the last few years we’ve transitioned to eating more meals at home. During busy cookbook-writing seasons, we’d ironically have fast food 2-3 times per week. […]

How to Improve Your Family’s Diet

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While you can’t always control every morsel your children eat, you do have a lot of influence and control over their nutrition. This is part 1 of a series designed to help you improve your family’s diet.  If you’re like most moms, you want your kids to be healthy. You want them to grow up […]

Improve Your Family’s Diet

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A few years ago, on an initial visit to a new GP, my husband was told that he had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He’d had some blood work done prior to the visit, but this was the first time he’d met this doctor. Within 15 minutes of meeting him, the doctor was writing a prescription for blood pressure meds. For my 47-year old husband.

FishPapa — who wasn’t all that crunchy or health-foody (That’s my job. And my made up word.) — said, “Well, don’t you think I could try some diet changes, first?”

The doctor was stunned. Literally stunned. “Well, sure. Most people are hesitant to do that. They just want a pill.”