Family Nutrition

Providing healthy meals for our families isn’t always a piece of cake! Limited time, resources, and nutritional know-how can negatively influence the choices we make when we plan and prepare our meals. Trust us … we’ve all been there! We’ve pulled together information and recipes that will make it easier for your family to prepare and enjoy delicious and nutritious meals.


Kids need more calcium from the age of 9 – 19 years than at any other time throughout life

Blog Posts

The Whole Grain Debate: Are grains bad?

I’ve encountered many parents that are hesitant to incorporate starches and grains into their family’s diet. This doesn’t surprise me, given the plethora of scary reels and blogs about the danger of eating carbs, gluten, wheat, etc. But are grains really bad for us?  In its natural

Sustainability: One Family at a Time

Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists (RDN’s) partner with you to apply food and science knowledge to achieve health goals.  Using food to improve health means RDNs care about the environment and food supply.   “Let’s take care of our planet!”  It’s taught to our children at a young age, and

How to Help your Child Stay Regular (Yes, We Mean Pooping)

Poop. We all do it, but it can feel funny to talk about. Luckily, as Dietitians, we love to talk about poop! Regular and consistent pooping (stooling, in medical speak) is very important to our health. When we aren’t having soft, consistent stools, it affects how we

Free Resources

Kids General Nutrition Handout

Use this guide to learn about general nutrition for your child

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7 Tips for you Kids Nutrition

Post this on your fridge as a reminder to make healthy choices.

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7 General Nutrition Tips for your Teen

Keep your teen eating well with these tips

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Teens General Nutrition Handout

This guide is a useful resource for teens and their parents

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Meal Plans

Example of a daily healthy meal plan for a school-aged child

Breakfast – cheerios, 2% milk, strawberries

LunchPB&J sandwich on whole wheat bread, carrot sticks, grapes, 2% milk

Snack – popcorn

Dinner – rotisserie chicken, oven baked fries, green beans, melon, 2% milk

Bedtime snack – 1 sugar cookie

Additional Resources

Suggested Healthy Cereals

Want to replace chocolate, marshmallows, and sugar in your kids’ cereal bowls? Take a look at these alternatives

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Lower Calorie Fast Food Options

Find yourself at a fast food restaurant? Save a few calories by ordering these instead

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Smoothie Recipes

What a great way to start your day or as a healthy snack

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Still Need Help?

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