Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Jessia from Allergic to Air (part 2)

I am so thrilled to have Jessica from Allergic to Air share her second entry into this year’s Healthy Lunchbox series. While her last post shared some great ideas on organizing lunchbox items and giving options to children, Jessica shares a lovely recipe that is perfect for your gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free child. They look […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Tasterie

Today’s post is unique in that this post does not come from a traditional blogger… Rather, this post is written by one of the food an allergy experts over at a great new company, tasterie. I was introduced to tasterie several months ago, before the official website had launched. As it is with many of […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Gluten-Free Gigi

Have you met my friend, Gluten-Free Gigi? Gigi is a scientist turned health specialist and I simply adore and always learn so much from her “A Side of Science” series.  Gigi was one of the guest-bloggers for last year’s Healthy Lunchbox series where she shared a delicious chocolate chip mini-muffin recipe.  This year she made me […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Paula from Live Free, Gluten Free

Today on Healthy Lunchbox 2012, Paula from Live Free, Gluten Free shares her tips for packing delicious lunches for children and spouses.  Paula’s story is very similar to mine in that she spent years being ill and no body, not even her gastroenterologist, could tell her why. It was not until her mother suggested that […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Cooking with Elise

Today on Healthy Lunchbox 2012, fellow FoodNetwork Summer Fest blogger, Elise Johnson from Cooking with Elise shares her tips for packing healthy and fun lunches for children of all ages. Elise is well-known for her Cooking with Elise television segments, her blog and is also a Chef Spokesperson for BJ’s Wholesale Club. Additionally, Elise’s first […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Dawn Allen from Cuter than Gluten

Today on Healthy Lunchbox 2012, Dawn Allen from Cuter than Gluten.  Dawn is, what I consider to be, a gluten-free/dairy-free bento box expert.  I knew when she joined this year’s Healthy Lunchbox series that we were in for a treat! I love her cookie-cut fruits and veggies, the recipe below is a great alternative to […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2012: Susan from Real Kids Eat Spinach

Today on Healthy Lunchbox 2012, Susan from Real Kids Eat Spinach is sharing some of her favorite school lunchbox tips and three, count ‘em, three, delicious recipes! A single mother of two children, Susan spends much of her time preparing healthy meals that her children love.  As a certified holistic health coach, Susan offers insight […]

Roasted Red Pepper Paleo Hummus

I must admit that, when giving up legumes, hummus was not high on my list of things I would miss. Don’t get me wrong…I love a good hummus. It’s just not one of those things that was on our regular shopping list.  In fact, previously, I might purchase hummus once a year and I might […]

Growing Up Isn’t So Bad, Peter Pan Squash Spiced Oven Fries

Today on FoodNetwork Summer Fest, food and garden bloggers are joining up to highlight the vibrant staple: Summer Squash. Oddly enough, the title “Summer Squash” has less to do with the time a squash is grown or harvested and more to do with the sustainability of a squash. You see, summer squash like zucchini, yellow […]

Plum Pickin’ Pineapple Jam

This time of the year our pantry and refrigerator is overloaded with all kinds of delicious produce. Most recently, with the help of Bountiful Baskets we have received an overabundance of fruits like cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums and pineapples. So much so that even my large family cannot keep up. What’s a girl to do?  […]