Cooking Tips & Nutrition

Kids in Larger Families Less Likely to Be Obese, Study Says

A Beaumont psychologist weighs in on the new research and what parents should know.

Reasons You Should Stop Feeding Kids ‘Kid Food’

No need for separate meals at dinnertime. Here's why and how to break the kids' menu habit.

Introducing Kids to Baking

Here's why it's important for children to learn this skill – plus ideas for baking activities for kids.

Which Kids Cereals Have the Most Sugar?

Froot Loops, Cheerios, Cap'n Crunch. These are among the top 10 sweetest brand name breakfasts that aren't exactly healthy for your children.

Most Parents Don’t Think They’re Raising Healthy Eaters

A new poll from the University of Michigan Health System finds only a third of parents believe they're doing a good job encouraging healthy eating.

Tips For Getting Your Kid to Like Vegetables

Parents don't need to hide veggies to get picky eaters to eat them, according to research. An expert weighs in with tips to help kids enjoy eating produce.

Easy, Healthy Kids Breakfast Ideas

It really is the most important meal of the day. Say 'no' to doughnuts and sugary cereals, and 'yes' to some of these healthy breakfast recipes for kids.

Holiday Meal Planning Tips

If you've gotta get the family fixings together in short order, use this advice from professional chefs on holiday meal planning.

The Benefits of Hosting a Cookie Exchange

Want to have a great variety of yummy holiday cookies, but don’t want all the work? Host a cookie exchange with family and friends!

Five Ways to Get Your Kids to Help with the Dishes

It's not always easy to get the kids motivated to help out with chores, especially dish duty and kitchen clean up. We've got some tips straight from a mom.

Tips for Families on Becoming a Vegetarian

Considering eating greener? Here is advice on how to help your family forgo meat if they're interested in switching to a vegetarian or vegan diet.

10 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

Enjoy healthy holidays this year – and avoid packing on the extra pounds – with these tips for families.