Adding a Little Fun to Your Toddlers Meals and Snacks

Adding a Little Fun to Your Toddlers Meals and Snacks

This post was written by staff member Erin Wholey, RD, LDN, and Director of Youth Wellness Programs. Every parent knows… Feeding a toddler is not an easy job. This little person who is so needy in some ways (like when you really want to drink your morning coffee), can be so independent when it comes …

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When is the Right Time to Serve Dairy Foods to Your Baby?

When is the Right Time to Serve Dairy Foods to Your Baby?

Introducing foods into your baby’s diet is an exciting time in their growth and development. With hundreds of baby food options at the grocery store, as well as mommy blogs and other online resources at your fingertips, deciding what foods to introduce to your baby and when can be overwhelming. When it comes to dairy, …

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What we’re excited about: Homemade Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream

What we’re excited about: Homemade Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream

This post was written by staff dietitian Heidi Harkopf, MS, RD. She works in Connecticut as the director of nutrition programs. It’s that time of year when family and friends gather to celebrate the simple joy of spending time together during the holidays. Let the food you celebrate with reflect that same wholesome, simple joy! …

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Fueling through New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers

Fueling through New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers

I’ve always liked hiking, but it didn’t become a major part of my life until last year. To make a long story short, I decided to hike all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4000-footer mountains before my 30th birthday, giving myself about 15 months (learn more about the NH 4000-footer challenge here). My partner generously agreed …

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Healthful Halloween Night Snacks!

Healthful Halloween Night Snacks!

It’s almost Halloween!   For many children (and adults), October 31st is long-awaited for its spooky festivities and unique traditions. Perhaps the most popular tradition of all, trick-or-treating, has been around for close to one hundred years in the United States. Nowadays, it is common to see grocery stores beginning to stock their shelves with large bags of …

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Hot Chocolate: Simple Tricks to Make it Healthy

Hot Chocolate: Simple Tricks to Make it Healthy

This post was written by staff dietitian Heidi Harkopf, MS, RD. She works in Connecticut as the director of nutrition programs. Warm days, cool nights, and the sound of crunching leaves while I walk my dog. The time has come to switch my afternoon snack from a cold glass of chocolate milk to a mug …

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