Nutrition/Recipes

Have a “selective eater” in your house? Lynell Greer, a Banner Children’s registered dietitian at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Arizona, offers some tips for getting kids to try new... more
It’s hard to keep up with what’s good for you and what’s not, and common food myths confuse matters even more. Janae Richey, a Banner Children’s registered dietitian, said there are some myths she’d... more
What do pediatricians, nurses and nutritionists wish parents knew? That kids need help and support to lighten their sugar intake. The truth is that too much sugar and not enough exercise is leading... more
Looking for some fun food options to offer your young and on-the-go athlete? Bailey Noble, a Banner Children’s registered dietitian, said the following foods are good choices to give your youngster... more
Bean and Cheese Quesadillas Ingredients 15 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 ounce shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese 8 8” lowfat flour tortillas 4.5 ounce can minced... more
School is back in session, sports seasons are underway and other things are ramping up: kids’ appetites! Before they snag the processed and salty snacks after a hard day of learning, make it easier... more
Snack Apple Wedges Cut and core 1 apple Soak in a bowl for a few minutes with cold water and a few drops of lemon juice Dry thoroughly with paper towel or dry cloth Spread either all-natural peanut... more
Cucumber Ribbon Salad Ingredients: 1 medium cucumber cut in half crosswire and peeled into strips 1 tbsp of rice vinegar 1 tbsp of canola oil ½ teaspoon of toasted sesame oil ½ teaspoon of honey Salt... more
Sunny Broccoli Ingredients: 3 cups of steamed broccoli florets 1 tbsp of orange juice 1 tbsp of canola oil 1 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 orange, peeled and sliced Salt and pepper to taste Directions... more

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