Posts from Shelly Frank, RD, LD
Lunch Ideas For Families Spending More Time At Home
More time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic means more meals are being consumed at home, too. A dietitian shares some simple, kid-friendly lunch ideas that go beyond turkey sandwiches and PBJs!
Building Immunity with Food
While it’s not practical to think that we can avoid 100% of illnesses, having a healthy immune system is an important part of boosting our natural defenses. Read a dietitian's tips for boosting immunity with food.
Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Through the Holidays: DOs and DON’Ts
Tis the season for holiday parties, food-related treats, and off-kilter schedules. Read a dietitians tips to help families enjoy themselves while still maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
10 Healthy & Portable Post-Sports Snack Ideas
Somewhere along the way, snacks following youth sporting events got complicated – not to mention unhealthy! A dietitian offers 10 post-sports snack ideas to help young athletes replenish fluids, give a boost of energy, and provide nutrition needed for recovery.
6 Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch Your Kids Will Actually Eat
It is possible to pack a healthy lunch that your kids will actually eat! Read six tips explaining how to do it from one of our dietitians.
Healthy Breakfast For Children: Why Is It So Important?
Studies show that kids who eat breakfast do better in school, have better concentration, perform better on standardized tests, have fewer behavior problems and are more energetic.Learn the components of a healthy breakfast for children to jump-start their day!
7 Kid-Friendly Breakfast Ideas To Jump-Start the Day
Kids who eat breakfast do better in school, have better concentration, fewer behavior problems, and more energy. Read a dietitian's 7 breakfast ideas:
8 Healthy Halloween Food Ideas
One of our dietitians shares eight kid-friendly and healthy Halloween food ideas for this year's celebration.
Small, Healthy Food Substitutions Can Make Big Difference
Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to your family's health. Learn how to substitute certain food and ingredients for healthier alternatives by following this simple chart.
Healthier Holiday Recipe: Meatballs
Our HealthWorks! dietitians created a healthier version of your favorite holiday appetizer: meatballs.
Healthier Holiday Recipe: Mini Cheesecakes
Our HealthWorks! dietitians created healthier versions of their favorite holiday recipes, including mini cheesecakes.
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Brownies
Our HealthWorks! dietitians created a healthier version of brownies, a kid favorite!
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: French Toast Casserole
Here’s a great breakfast recipe that is perfect for company but easy enough to fix for the family anytime. Prepare everything the day before so that all you have
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs
This healthy turkey meatball recipe is easy to make and kid-friendly. Try pairing these meatballs with whole wheat spaghetti and low-sugar marinara sauce.
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Pizza and Sauce
Delivered or frozen pizzas can be loaded with unhealthy ingredients. Try this healthier pizza recipe from one of our dietitians.
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Macaroni and Cheese
If you or your kids are craving mac and cheese, try this healthier mac and cheese recipe from one of our dietitians.