Greek Turkey Burgers – Kid Made and Approved

Here is a recipe that is easy and quick.  Tried on my kids and various guests and their kids.  Success!!!  Recipe for Burgers is adopted from Rachel Ray and Tzatziki Sauce from Wonderlust Kitchen Now grab the kids and lets get cooking.  Our family cooking night is Monday nights. Here are some tools to make cooking … More Greek Turkey Burgers – Kid Made and Approved

Pesto Turkey Veggie Meatballs – Get kids cooking with you and they will eat more vegetables

Getting on the healthier eating path involves a few things: Eat at home more cooking the same meal at home, as you would order at the restaurant, decreases the amount of salt, sugar, unhealthy fats, and bad calories. Get help in the kitchen Let kids help one night a week when you are least stressed … More Pesto Turkey Veggie Meatballs – Get kids cooking with you and they will eat more vegetables

Quinoa Crusted Chicken – Keep Recipes Simple And Kids Will Help With Dinner

Quinoa Crusted Chicken with Salad and Potatoes Last week I went to a cooking class with my girlfriends at Sur la Table and we learned various recipes.  One of the dinner ideas was so simple, I got the kids involved.  No whining, no complaining, they just got the job done and than ate everything. Quinoa-Crusted … More Quinoa Crusted Chicken – Keep Recipes Simple And Kids Will Help With Dinner

New Years Resolution – Bringing Back Family Dinners, The Picky Eater Edition

Previously I discussed the importance of family dinners.  There are many challenges to this family ritual, but none are more frustrating then Picky Eaters.  Thus, I am dedicating this entire blog to this matter. Let’s start from the Beginning and move to Teens.  Much research and personal experience indicates that habits formed in the Early … More New Years Resolution – Bringing Back Family Dinners, The Picky Eater Edition

The Fitness Domino Effect at Thanksgiving

An Amazing Family Thanksgiving calls for a Superstar Family Workout. Here is how it went down: We had a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend with family from New Jersey, Asheville, and Kentucky.  We cooked, we prepared!  We feasted, played games, and laughed uncontrollably. All ages came to visit us.  From 75 to 4 years old.  The weather … More The Fitness Domino Effect at Thanksgiving

Actions speak louder then words when it comes to kids being active

Here are some common question I get in clinic all the time about kids and fitness: How can kids be motivated to move? How can we prevent them from being couch potatoes? What activities do you have to do to make them move? Why do they not listen to us when we tell them that … More Actions speak louder then words when it comes to kids being active

Walking to School is a Great Way to Fit Exercise into Your Day

Tips on how to add a different form of activity into your child’s daily routine. Walking to/from School On my days off I walk my kids to The Elementary School which is 1 mile away from my house.  I only have one child left there, but due to late middle school start, my 7th grader also … More Walking to School is a Great Way to Fit Exercise into Your Day