Your child had a green smoothie in class today!

This is a letter our reader Christy Li, copied us on, when she sent it out to her daughter’s whole classroom. One of my favorite things EVER is when GSG readers reach down to the kids, to educate them about healthy food choices! Hi Parents, I am Alexandra’s mom, Christy Li. I wanted to share…

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…

Raw Nutella

Do you love crepes with Nutella? I’d never had Nutella until I took my children to Paris 5 years ago, and we had crepes with banana slices and the stuff smeared all over. My children, who were never fed sugar at home, were rather smitten. We’d tell them that they got a crepe at the…

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…

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,…