Cooking Tips & Nutrition

Breakfast Matters

Celebrate National School Breakfast Week March 5-9 – and all month – by understanding what goes into a school-provided breakfast and why it matters.

How to Pack a Heart-Healthy School Lunch for Your Child

A Children's Hospital of Michigan dietitian shares tips for packing a school lunch that's healthy and delicious.

Chef Jenn Brower Offers Tricks for Healthy Eating

Want to encourage your child to make smart choices – even in the lunch line at school? Try these tips.

Healthy Cow, Healthy Milk, Healthy Kid

A Michigan mom and 'cow dietitian' explains why bovine nutrition matters.

10 Tips to Get Your Finicky Eater to Try New Foods

Got a child whose favorite mealtime phrase is 'NO'? Metro Detroit experts and parents offer 10 ways to ease finicky eaters into new eating experiences.

Hacks That Encourage Healthy Eating Habits for Children

Want to encourage healthy eating habits for children? Here are 16 ways to change your child's mind about healthy food.

Michigan Made Food and Drink Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect holiday present for the foodie on your list? Look no further than metro Detroit! Try these yummy picks for kids and parents.

Price Comparisons: Organic Food vs. Conventional Food

Organics have traditionally been more expensive, but growing availability and grocery store brands may help narrow the gap. We compare costs on 9 staples.

Adopting a Vegan Diet as a Family

Vegan diets can be a healthy alternative for some families. Find out how a local dietitian recommends families adopt the lifestyle and how to do it responsibly.

Halloween Candy Calories and Facts

Candy corn, Snickers, Skittles and more – get the scoop on Halloween candy calories and other tidbits just in time for Oct. 31.

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

From picking out ingredients to concocting their own culinary creations, here are a few ways to get your kids cooking with you.

Studies Raise Concern About Chemicals in Food

With news reports about chemicals in food, a local dietitian weighs in on how families can make sure their food is safe.
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