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10 Tips to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

Tired of begging your kids to eat their veggies? These 10 tips will help! Pin this Guide This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. How many times a day do you find yourself telling your kids to eat their veggies? For most parents I know it’s more often than they’d like! Although I am a registered dietitian…

7 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy this Spring

Celebrate the new season with this spring produce guide featuring seven fruits and vegetables that are full of color, flavor, and nutrition.   Pin this Post Spring has finally sprung! We’ve shifted the clocks forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time, giving us a glorious extra hour of daylight in the evening, and everything around us is starting to bloom! All of my favorite…

Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples & Root Vegetables {Recipe}

This nutritious and delicious spiced quinoa is packed with fall produce, is vegan and gluten-free, and can be made in less than 30 minutes! It’s quinoa week here on Nutritioulicious! Earlier this week, we explored the versatility of quinoa with 40 healthy ways to cook quinoa including innovative breakfast bars, classic grain salads, unique burgers, and enticing desserts. Today, I have…

Encourage Kids to Make Fruits & Vegetables Center Stage

This Food Day, encourage kids to make fruits and veggies center stage on their plates by keeping it delicious and fun! Plus a review of Teddy Tries a Veggie! I received a complimentary copy of Teddy Tries a Veggie, but was not compensated for writing about it. As always, all opinions are my own.  This Saturday, October 24th, is Food…

Peanut Soba Noodles with Crispy Baked Tofu and Vegetables

Peanut Soba Noodles combine pantry staples to make a healthier version of a classic takeout favorite. Add in some seasonal vegetables and crispy baked tofu for a balanced meal.   Pin the Recipe Now that the flowers are in bloom in our backyard, the temperature is resting in the 60s and low 70s most of the time, and artichokes, strawberries, and asparagus are…

Dried Fruits and Vegetables Recipe Roundup {Recipe ReDux}

Cooking with dried fruits and vegetables is a nutritious and delicious way to add flavor to your meals all year round. Here are some of my favorite recipes using sun-dried tomatoes, raisins, dried cranberries, and dried apricots.  I wish I had my act together for this month’s Recipe ReDux, but between the start of school, hiring a new caregiver for…

8 Tips for Washing Fruits & Vegetables

Post written by Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES In recent years, the United States has had several large outbreaks of illness caused by contaminated fruits and vegetables — including spinach, tomatoes, and lettuce. As fresh produce can be contaminated in various ways, the FDA recommends to choose produce that isn’t bruised or damaged, and make sure that pre-cut items — such as…

The Secret to Increasing Children’s Consumption of Fruits & Vegetables {Guest Post}

This post was written by sociologist Dina Rose, PhD, author of It’s Not About the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating (Perigee). Want to teach your kids good eating habits? Here’s my suggestion: Don’t obsess about getting more fruits and vegetables into them. My advice might sound unconventional, but I’m not crazy. Here’s why:…

Cooking with Cruciferous Vegetables {Recipes}

This post was written by Tara Milhem Hello everyone! In my last post I told you all about the nutritional benefits of cruciferous vegetables and left you hanging with some of my favorite mouthwatering dishes incorporating these good-for-you veggies. The wait is almost over. Here are two of the simple, nutritious and delicious recipes I previously mentioned.  Print Course Side…

The Nutritional Benefits of Cruciferous Vegetables

This post was written by Tara Milhem Hi readers! After all the hype on green juices and green vegetables, I’m sure you’re wondering what’s so good about them and what they can do for you. The answer is A LOT! Cruciferous vegetables are some of the most functional (and delicious) foods we can include in our diets. The family of…

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…