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Santa Monica Farmer’s Market

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by Manuela Hipkins

by Darya Mead   It bills itself as The largest grower-only Certified Farmers Market in Southern California and a favorite for local chefs. I have to concur, as a farmer’s market aficionado, I seek out fresh produce, flowers and other local products wherever I travel. Some of the French markets in Provence dazzle the senses […]

Spicy, buffalo cauliflower wings !?

Posted on February 16th, 2016 by Manuela Hipkins

by Well Kiddos’ Chief editor: Darya Mead Superbowl 2016 is over and we can all go back to regularly scheduled eating. I am not a football fan and this year with the big game in my neighborhood, I wanted to avoid the whole dismal event, save Beyonce’s bold halftime statement. My husband and boys were […]

Lunch Box Snack Ideas

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by Manu

By Melinda MacNaughton, MS, RDN

Now that our kids are back in school, we are faced with the chore of getting creative with their lunches so they will actually eat them! There is nothing more distressing than finding half of what you packed was not eaten. To overcome this frustrating scenario, get them involved in packing their own lunches. Offer healthy but appealing choices and consider making some of these recipes below with your kids. The more involved they are in making their food, the more likely they are to eat it. Here are some high protein, nutrient dense (packed with vitamins/minerals/antioxidants), nut free snack ideas/recipes: