What's So Great About an Intergenerational Family Dinner

What's So Great About an Intergenerational Family Dinner

There are emotional benefits to sitting down to a meal as a family that are well documented—it’s when people come together and feel connected and part of each other’s lives. Read on to find out why Food Network's Melissa D'Arabian is committed to weekly family dinners!

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Crafty Kids: How to Make 3 Sweet & Delicious Pantry Staples on a Rainy Afternoon

Crafty Kids: How to Make 3 Sweet & Delicious Pantry Staples on a Rainy Afternoon

April showers bring…homemade goodies! While you’re stuck indoors watching the deluges of early spring, stock up on sweet treats that’ll last your family through the summer. April showers bring…homemade goodies! While you’re stuck indoors watching the deluges of early spring, stock up on sweet treats that’ll last your family through the summer. April showers bring…homemade goodies! While you’re stuck indoors watching the deluges of early spring, stock up on sweet treats that’ll last your family through the summer. 

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3 Misconceptions About Feeding Babies and Toddlers, Busted!

3 Misconceptions About Feeding Babies and Toddlers, Busted!

Feeding a growing baby or toddler isn’t rocket science; we’ve been doing it for millennia! But these days, there’s so much conflicting advice about the matter—jarred food vs. homemade, first grains vs. first vegetable. And few parents ever receive professional advice on what foods, or how much of them, to offer the littlest of kids, which can leave them feeling clueless and overwhelmed by the responsibility. Worse: That lack of guidance results in more than 50 percent of toddlers in the U.S. receiving less than optimal amounts of the fruits and veggies they need to stay healthy, develop properly, and avoid long-term issues like obesity and behavioral problems.

 

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Meet Kelsey Nixon, Robby Egan & Ollie, Upper West Side, Manhattan

Meet Kelsey Nixon, Robby Egan & Ollie, Upper West Side, Manhattan

Kelsey Nixon hit the big time in 2010, with her Cooking Channel show, The Essentials. She and college-sweetheart husband Robby Egan moved to New York just after graduating from Brigham Young University so she could shoot the first season and he could pursue a career in digital-based advertising. After a few years on the Upper East Side and a couple more in Brooklyn, the Nixon-Egans and son, Ollie, 1-1/2, are now happily ensconced on the Upper West of Manhattan. 

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Kristin Groos Richmond of Revolution Foods is Recruiting Kids for a Healthy Eating Revolution

Kristin Groos Richmond of Revolution Foods is Recruiting Kids for a Healthy Eating Revolution

On her early morning drive to her Oakland, CA, office Kristin Groos Richmond is already thinking about lunch. Not her own, but the more than 1.5 million fresh, wholesome meals her company will lovingly distribute throughout the week to schoolchildren across the country. She’s also thinking about the small details that make the difference between kids gobbling up the food or leaving it untouched on their cafeteria trays. Details like white cheddar rather than orange cheddar in a quesadilla, and the red kidney beans Louisiana kids expect to find in their jambalaya.

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