Tag Archives: healthy

Cinnamon Not Only Yummy, But Healthful

Cinnamon is a warming spice that smells especially good this time of year. There’s something yummy about the smell of cinnamon on a cold day. The good news is that cinnamon is not only a tasty, but is healthful as well. It aids in circulation and digestion. It’s a common ingredient used in tea for […]

Nonna Joann on TV

Following are several TV appearances for Baby Bites™ author Nonna Joann Bruso. Nonna Joann speaks about picky eaters, preparing healthy family meals and snacks, shopping, food storage and fast foods. Nonna Joann on Denver’s Fox 31 News talking about her Happy Birthday to My Happy Meal blog: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSMgwAIrFYc] Nonna Joann Bruso appears on several local news […]

Chocolate’s Hot Debate

News for Chocolate Lovers is a Mixed Batch First the good news: Dark chocolate has been found to have more flavonoids than any food tested so far, including blueberries, red wine, and black and green teas! In fact, dark chocolate has four times more flavoniods than tea. Dark chocolate has been found to have more flavonoids […]

Five Cup Fruit Mold

Want an alternative to a sugary chemical-filled jello salad? This Five Cup Fruit Mold is not only yummy, but good for you, too! Five Cup Fruit Mold You’ll need: 2 11-ounce mandarin orange segments, rinsed and drained 1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained (reserve juice) 1/2 cup water 2 cups pealed and sliced bananas 2 envelopes unflavored […]

Yummy, Healthy Pancakes

This April 2006 letter to Dear Abby is circulated on the Internet. Snopes.com verifies that it’s true: “I recently made a batch of pancakes for my healthy 14-year-old son, using a mix that was in our pantry. He said that they tasted funny, but ate them anyway. About 10 minutes later, he began having difficulty breathing […]

It’s Easy To Reduce Sugars

You can be one smart cookie when you eliminate, or at least drastically reduce, sugars from your child’s diet. Especially for the picky eater, who isn’t eating a healthy variety of foods, this one adjustment will open the door to appreciating different tastes. Keep your pantry stocked with nourishing items! If healthful foods are easily […]

Think Outside the Lunch Box

Ten-year-old Annie is extremely social. Even though she’s not a picky eater, she rarely finishes her school lunch, because she’s chatting with her friends After her mom noticed food returning in her lunchbox, she warned Annie to stop talking so much during the lunch break and “to eat her lunch!” Food did stop coming home.Regrettably, after […]