Recipe of the Week: Lime-Cilantro Corn
I promised you at the beginning of the week I would work on posting the recipes I had the pleasure of tasting during the LAUSD Nutrition Network workshop I attended Monday called "Cooking in the Classroom". This first one I didn't think I would li...
Blogs You Can Use and a Little NNM
National Nutrition Month continues and I thought I'd point out to you to a couple of other blogs I think you will find useful an interesting.Have you ever thought about how your diet affects your quality of sleep? In honor of National Nutrition Mo...
Recipe of the Week
Ok, since we're on this salad kick for the moment here's a yummy one that not only gets in fruit and herbs, but some whole grains! Who woulda thunk it? This is a salad that I used to make for taste testing at Farmers' Markets and it was a winner. ...
Nutrition News Roundup
Lots going on in the news this week. I was thinking of doing a roundup at the end of the week if there's enough newsy stuff to talk about. This week there are a few interesting items. I'll try to touch on a couple and we'll see how this goes.Fat F...
Belated Grand Rounds 3.28 Thank You
A belated thank you to Dr. Keagirl at Urostream for including The Family Fork in her delightful Grand Rounds 3.28 edition.Please check it out and enjoy her "just the facts approach".Thank you again Urogirl!!!!
While I was writing the recipe for the bruschetta I got kind of tomato basil happy, and was thinking "Insalata Caprese is a fabulous appetizer too and even easier to make". So if you've got extra tomatoes or want an alternative here's another reci...
Recipe of the Week: Update: Tri-Color Tuna Fiesta Bowl
This is a recipe I came up with on the fly and feeling in the mood for something with kidney beans and tuna. Sounds a little wacky but I was definitely feeling a bean need that day. I hesitate to call this a salad as it seems anything cold that is...
The School Food Meal Dilemma
I wanted to respond to a good comment I received last week in regards to my new position as the School Nutrition Coordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) Board President. There is so much to address regarding the school nu...
Ellyn Satter's Division of Responsibility in Feeding
Before leaving for my Xmas vacation, I attended an excellent workshop sponsored by the Orange County and Los Angeles Regional Nutrition Networks, entitled "Nutrition Education for Parents - Getting to the Next Level". A lot of great resources were...
Richard Simmons Advocates for More PE in Our Schools
I was watching the KTLA morning news today and Richard Simmons was a guest on the show. You remember him, "Sweatin' with the Oldies". Well, now he has turned his attention to the younger generation, and is trying to fight childhood obesity by prom...