Tag: breakfast

Can Hectic and Healthy Go Hand in Hand?

busy mom with baby

For people who are always on the run, it may be difficult to find a quick healthy lunch or breakfast you can take on the go. It’s especially difficult when your job has plenty of fast food or takeout options nearby. The thing is, a lot of us who don’t make healthy decisions want to make them … we just don’t feel we have the time or energy. Many of us go to sleep thinking, “Tomorrow I’ll be healthy and pack a lunch,” and when morning time comes around, will-power goes out the window.

Bacon? Sausage? Yes You Can!

Watch this video before your next trip to the grocery store. Sticking to a healthy breakfast doesn’t mean you have to give up those morning favorites entirely. In this video, Narmin Virani, RD, LDN, Clinical Dietitian, UMass Memorial Weight Center, shares some smart alternatives. This is part one of our smart grocery shopping

Balanced Breakfasts Fuel Children’s Brains and Bodies

french toast

Enjoy our French Toast Sandwich recipe.

Thanks to Sarah Hamel from our nutrition department for guest blogging for us.

We’ve all heard the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” This is especially true for children as it is the perfect time to refuel in the morning to prepare for the school day. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, kids who eat breakfast are more focused, perform better in school, are better able to manage their weight, and eat healthier overall compared with those who don’t eat breakfast.

Although any breakfast is better than no breakfast, what kids eat is vital too.

Too Much of a Good Thing? Fortified Cereal Could Pose Risk to Kids

Child eating cerealCereal can be a nutritious and easy option for parents looking for a quick breakfast during the morning rush to get kids ready for the day. But how do you choose the “right” cereal?

Navigating the cereal aisle of the grocery store can be a daunting task for even the savviest shopper. Breakfast cereals can contain not only large quantities of sugar but also vitamins and minerals added during the fortification process to make the product appear more nutritious.