October is National Seafood Month! As a school foodservice provider, Flik Independent School Dining prioritizes responsible sourcing, as evident by our longstanding relationship with the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program.
What is the Seafood Watch Program? Continue reading
We all know that sleep is important for people of all ages, but sleep patterns in childhood may set the stage for energy balance and overall maintenance of healthy weights.
Big news in the nutrition and health world recently!
Check out the New York Times summary on the proposed FDA changes to nutrition labels. Pay particular attention to the graphic highlighting the redesign as well as expert opinions. Any thoughts?
It’s been a rough winter for much of the country thus far and a number of us have been plagued with bugs, whether a cold, cough, or perhaps even the flu.
Kids can be especially sniffly this time of year and many parents often seek home remedies for ailments. Honey may be one such remedy.
Celebrating a birthday is a big milestone in a child’s life and having a party is a great way to acknowledge accomplishments from the previous year as well as look forward to what lies ahead. While birthday parties are often synonymous with junk food galore, the sugar rush doesn’t necessarily have to be the main focus. Continue reading
It’s easy to make a quick list of resolutions on December 31st but it’s an entirely different story come the first week of January when you and your family are settling into old routines after the holidays are over.
Historian and pastry chef Amanda Moniz of the Washington Post
provides rich detail about some of Thanksgiving’s most popular foods. http://wapo.st/17BTyny
Her blog, History’s Just Desserts
offers further insight into food history.
A happy and healthy Thanksgiving to all!