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Food & Nutrition Experts are coming together to help moms raise healthy families. We are Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Doctors, Food Bloggers and more, providing you with simple solutions, tips and ideas.

Food & Nutrition Experts are coming together to help moms raise healthy families. We are Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Doctors, Food Bloggers and more, providing you with simple solutions, tips and ideas.
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Deerfield Beach, FL




Food & Nutrition Experts are coming together to help moms raise healthy families. We are Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Doctors, Food Bloggers and more, providing you with simple solutions, tips and ideas.




PO Box 1221 Deerfield Beach, FL 33443 561-417-3645


Plainly Simply Delicious Recipes! Chef Meryl joins us

How many celebration parties do you throw every year? How many Pot Lucks do you attend? Running out of recipe and menu ideas? Want some plainly simply delicious ones that are crowd-pleasers? Then tune in to hear our guest, Chef Meryl Bennan, noted recipe developer with Plainville Farms, share her favorites. From appetizers, finger food and buffets to sit down entrees, sides and desserts, Chef Bennan will fill you up with enough ideas to last at least a year. Yes, these recipes will be...


Feast of Seven Fishes! A visit from Stacey Antine from HealthBarnUSA

What better way to focus on a seafood meal than to learn about the Feast of Seven Fishes! This is a Southern Italian, Italian American Celebration held on Christmas Eve. Seven different seafood dishes are prepared and enjoyed to commemorate Vigilia di Natalie, the waiting of the midnight birth of baby Jesus. Why seven? And, what are some traditional Seven Fishes menus that may be served then and at other times of the year? Guest, Stacey Antine RD (HealthBarn USA), author of Appetite for...


Turning the Tide of Obesity and Childhood Disease, guest: Dr. David Katz

Look around you. The statistics are visible everywhere: 65% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. Type 2 Diabetes is now at epidemic levels in adults and children. Heart disease has now crept into childhood years. So has the incidence of chronic disease. Such illnesses used to be relegated to the old. No longer. There is good news in this picture. This can be managed and reversed. David Katz, MD, an...


Sugar Free Treats that You Will Love!

Tis the season for treats to serve at parties, celebrations, and to enjoy as goodies just because! But, how do you escape adding those unwanted pounds? How do you avoid sugar highs and headaches? Our guest, Brenda Bennett, The Sugar-Free Mom, has lots of sugar free recipes to share that will surprise you! From Flourless Low Carb Pumpkin Cookies to 3 Ingredient Chocolate Popcorn Bark and Gluten Free Apple Carrot Quinoa Mini Muffins, she will fill you up with Treats You Can Live With! You...


Who decides what's on the shelf? Get to know Whole Foods!

Do you ever wonder who decides what fills your grocery stores shelves and why? Who is that person and how do they decide what to put on their store shelves for you, their customer? Today we have in our Family Food Experts Kitchen , an expert on this subject, Errol Schweizer, Global Coordinator for Whole Foods Market. He not only makes inventory decision for Whole Foods, but is also a key influencer for others. We have an honest conversation with him about what goes into deciding which...


Should you give your children supplements? Answers from Dr. Bob Sears

The great debate: should kids be given supplements or not? Does age make a difference? When are they necessary, if at all? If so, what and how much? Also, how do you know which ones are reliable? What foods best take the place of supplements? Some see taking vitamins as an insurance policy, especially for picky eaters. What should a mom or dad do for their babies, toddlers and school children? We are so fortunate to have Dr. Bob Sears from the Sears Pediatric family as our guest in the...


Yummy Raw Foods! Recipes and tips on how to eat raw.

When you hear raw food do you say, “Ugh.” Think again! Apples and berries are raw food. So are carrots, lettuce and tomatoes. Question is, how do you make an entire meal out of raw food that is not tasteless and boring? To answer this, our guest, Chef Andy from Juiceataria (Juice Bar and Raw Food Vegan Café), will be in our Family Food Experts Kitchen to share his amazing recipes, his raw food ideas, all of which are full of flavor. How do I know this? For one, originally he was an Italian...


Meet the "Food Teacher" from England! Recipes and tips

Because Jamie Oliver’s food programs originated in England, the question is, are kids there now choosing to eat healthier foods? If not, what is turning kids on to better-for- you meals there? Or, are they eating them at all? What about the school lunch programs – have they improved? Or, are moms in the United Kingdom dealing with the same struggles of how to feed kids as we do in the United States? Our guest, Katharine Tate, known as “The Food Teacher,” is a qualified teacher, nutritional...


Smart Snacking! Recipe and guidelines for you to plan the perfect snacks.

You may be surprised to learn, snacks are the fastest growing food category? 90% of people snack at least once a day. 60% or more snack 2 and even 3 times a day. Snacks have become mini-meals. Challenge: which are the Smart Snacks we should be grabbing as we race through the grocery store? What ones should we be sending with our kids to school? Which are the best for balanced energy and focus renewal? Which provide the best source of calories our mind and body will use efficiently, thereby...


Simply Gluten Free! Recipe and tips

Does the thought of eating Gluten-Free paralyze you? At first, many think it is the end of fine dining. Not at all! In fact, whether you avoid gluten foods for medical reasons (Celiac, Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity) or not, you are going to find it is a delicious nutritious, energizing and uplifting way to eat. Thanks to our guest, Carol Kicinski, TV chef, founder and editor of ?Simply Gluten Free? magazine, cookbook author, food blogger and mom, you are will be filled up with Simply...


4 Steps to a Healthier Busy Life!

We all know how to be busy and unhealthy. But we all crave a healthier busy life! Guest, Celeste Davis (The Wellness Shop, author, radio host) will join us to share the program she has created to make it easier to be healthy while you are on the fast track at work, home and in your community, meeting endless needs and demands. Simply prepare, listen, cleanse and sustain; you will be renewed and soon enjoying the rewards of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you don't know where to start, know...


The Joy of Dehydrating Foods! Recipes and tips

Have you ever thought of Dehydrated Foods as being your answer to delicious, healthy, easy to store, budget saving meals? Our guest for this week's Family Food Experts Kitchen show, Chef Jenny Ross, author of Simply Dehydrated, owner and executive chef of the living-foods restaurants ?118 Degrees? in CA, is a master of turning dehydrated fruits and vegetables into delectable wraps, breads, desserts recipes and so much more. She will share the need-to-know tips on choosing a dehydrator that...


Discover Greek Yogurt! Recipes and interview with Toby Amidor - Jun 12,2014

Inside and out and forever, you can count on Greek Yogurt to be your ?Bestie!? From digestive and bone health, to weight management, Greek Yogurt is packed with health benefits. It's also a good friend to those who are lactose-intolerant. The good news continues, enjoy delicious recipes using Greek Yogurt for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Guest Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More than 130 delicious, healthy recipes for every meal of the day. She is...


Discover Biodynamic Food! Differences between biodynamic and organic foods.

There is a ?new? standard for farming. It produces what is soon to be more prevalently found in the market: Biodynamic Food. Some say this farming method is one step better than organic. Are you scratching your head and saying, ?Wait a minute, I have just grasped an understanding for the value of organic food, now what?? Our guest, Elizabeth Candelario, Co-Director of Demeter-USA, is going to answer these questions and more. Biodynamic Farms are managed like they are living organisms. We...


Summer Time Picnics and More! Recipes and Tips - May 29,2014

It's Picnic Time! Time to breakout the baskets, coolers, portable table tops or blankets and serving dishes. What can you serve this year that is different? What are some sure-fire favorite picnic picks? Our guest, Amy Roskelly, founder of Super Healthy Kids, is teeming with ideas for you. Whether you are going to the beach, the mountains, the woods, a lake, a park or staying in your own back yard, Amy will give you her best of the best to choose from for your picnic. From traditional...


Cooking with Olive Oil! Recipes and Tips - May 22,2014

What do you get when you combine Greek heritage with California fresh produce? Mouth-watering, nutrient-powered recipes made with the olive oil! If you are interested in the history of this liquid gold, how it's produced, the way to choose quality, how to use it for cooking, this show is for you. Olive Oil expert, Mary Papoulias-Platis, California Greek Girl, author of Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil, chef and owner of ?The Greek Gourmet? catering service will turn you into...


Fresh Food Power! Recipes and tips - May 15,2014

Have you ever thought of food having power? It actually has the power to improve or damage around 100 trillion cells from which all your organs, tendons, bones, blood – all of you are made. That's a lot of power! We are going to focus on which fresh foods make you look healthy, be healthy, fill you with healthy energy and give you a fresh clear productive healthy mind. Our food expert guest,Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, food blogger for Huffington Post, advisor to Fitness Magazine,...


Three Simple Steps for Stress Reduction Today! - May 08,2014

Wouldn't you love it if we could wave a magic wand and make all your stress disappear? What a great Mother's Day gift that would be! Good news, though we have not yet located that wand, we do have a gift for you, time with April O'Leary who has created Simple Steps to Stress Reduction. These work – you can do this and live the difference! As a busy working mom, April is dedicated to reducing stress for moms so you can find peace of mind and joy every day. As a Certified Master Life Coach,...


Plant Your Meals! How to start your own vegetable garden. - May 01,2014

Have you ever thought of planting you meals? Why not? It is easier than you think. Our ancestors depended on seeds and soil to feed their families. Coop farming was common in communities which added to variety. You may be amazed to find out how little space you need to yield a lot of vegetables and herbs. Depending on where you live, berry bushes and fruit trees may also be an option. Our guest, Farmer Jay, will get you started with balcony, terrace and small plot gardening. Along with...


Human Body Detectives Trivia! Learn how to feed your body. - Apr 24,2014

Did you know that your brain generates more energy (electric impulses) in one day than all the cell phones on the planet? How about the fact your heart contracts more than 100,000 times a day to push blood through about 60,000 miles of blood vessels! And there's more, about 30-40,000 dead cells fall off your skin daily; news ones are busy replacing them. Our human body is miraculous! Guest, Dr. Heather Manley (Naturopathic Physician) will share a whole bunch of fun facts about your body, all...