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Ann in Ohio shares some great ideas to raise healthy eaters!

This reader, Ann in Ohio, gave us a great entry in our recent contest sharing ideas about How to Raise Healthy Kids. It qualifies as a “runner up,” and we’re going to give her a prize, too. I have adapted her recipes, using my 6 baking tips to make a recipe healthier: Replace sugar with […]

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Subject: Dr. Jorgenson shares her tips on raising kids to be healthy eaters, Part 2 of 2

These are recipes Dr. Jorgenson shared, from the last blog post. Enjoy! Thank you, Michelle! Peanut Miso Sauce 2/3 C water 2/3 C peanut butter 3T miso 1/4 C lime juice 2 T nama shoyu or Bragg’s 2 T olive oil 1 T garlic, minced 1 T ginger, grated   Blend all together and serve […]

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Dr. Jorgenson shares her tips on raising kids to be healthy eaters, part 1 of 2

Dr. Michelle Jorgenson, a dentist in Highland, Utah, is one of our three winners of the “How to Teach Kids to Eat Right” contest. Her comments here, and the recipes in my next blog, will be featured in my upcoming book, How to Eat Right In the Real World. I’ll share the inspirational story later, […]

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Shanda Blake raises 7 kids to be healthy eaters, Part 2 of 2

Last time I shared the thoughts of Shanda Blake, as she’s in the trenches raising a very large family eating whole foods. These are some of Shanda’s children’s favorite recipes she wanted to share with you. APPLE BUTTER 15 small apples (a mixture of varieties) 2 cups raw coconut sugar 2 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. […]

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Shanda Blake raises 7 kids to be healthy eaters, Part 1 of 2

Another of our three winners in the “How do You Raise Healthy Eaters?” contest, this is from Shanda Blake of  Saratoga Springs, Utah, a busy mom of 7 kids, ages 1 to 15! Breakfast I started with breakfast: how can I make breakfast healthier? I bought a grain grinder and started making my own flours. […]

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Three Winners Tell Us How They Raise Healthy Kids!

I’ve gone through 50 single-spaced pages of contest entries, parents telling us their best stuff for how they raise kids to be healthy eaters. And I’m excited to announce I’m running the three winners here on the blog. They, and many others with great ideas, will be in my upcoming book, How to Eat Right […]

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Thanks for feeding me spinach, Mom.

I’m having a rough month emotionally. Completely coincidentally, my three oldest kids left home within a few weeks of each other. (This photo is the morning my daughter moved into the dorms.) I find tears welling up in my eyes for no real reason, lately, missing my kids and feeling nostalgic. We also sold our […]

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Win $100 telling me how you raise kids to eat right!

If you’re a parent in the trenches, trying to influence your kids to learn and practice good nutrition habits, it’s not easy! I need your ideas. I’ve written the first draft of my book How to Eat Right In the Real World. But I know you have ways you’ve influenced and taught your family to […]

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How to Eat Right While Traveling, part 3 of 3

It isn’t that we didn’t eat in restaurants. This list of groceries didn’t cover all the eating we did for 6 days, the five of us. We ate in a restaurant once a day. This is typical of my traveling, that we have green smoothies and other foods I’ve brought, or that we bought wherever […]

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How to Eat Right While Traveling, Part 2 of 3

This is a big topic, and it will be covered in more detail in my new book How to Eat Right in the Real World and in my 2014 lecture tour. But I’m asked it constantly. I’ve had two flight attendants who are GSG readers, and even a passenger in the seat in front of […]

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