Family Food Experts Kitchen

Family Food Experts Kitchen

Episodes

  • 4 Steps to a Healthier Busy Life!

    Jul 25, 2014 | 49 min
    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 but haven’t put it practice, are ready to change for medical reasons or just plainly want a program that works and is nutrient dense, Celeste has created this 4 step process to work for you. Her recipes make t...
  • Grilling with the Best! RECIPES

    Jul 21, 2014 | 51 min
    It is summer time which equates to outdoor cooking, though for many this is becoming more of year round eating experience. There is something about outdoor cooking that is beloved by women as it suggests less work in the kitchen. Would you like some new recipes and ideas for your next BBQ? Are you grilling with the best food choices? Are you using the best grilling techniques? The perfect person to answer these questions, up your grilling game, and fill you up with sumptuous recipes is our guest, David Grotto, RD, author of his most recent book, The Best Things You Can Eat for Everything from Aches to Zzzz, the Definitive Guide to Nutrient-Packed Food. We’ll have lots of grilling fun with ou...
  • Are Your Plant-Powered for Life?

    Jul 11, 2014 | 52 min
    Are both your mind and body plant powered? Or, are you running on processed food? This week, be prepared to fall in love with plants and embrace a healthy, plant-based diet as the author or Plant-Powered for Life, Sharon Palmer, RDN will be in our Family Food Experts Kitchen to share her just-released cookbook. By the end of this show you will be eating your way to lasting health using Sharon’s 52 simple steps and over one hundred delicious recipes. From collecting a plant powered pantry arsenal to enjoying sweets when they’re worth it, co-host Carolina Jantac and I, are looking forward to Sharon Palmer proving that whole plant foods will love us when we fall in love with them! This show is ...
  • The Joys of Dehydrating Food!

    Jul 3, 2014 | 52 min
    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 best suits you. Plus she will address common questions about how to shop and prep produce, as well as dehydrate it for the perfect texture. From a breakfast Easy Granola, to a Coconut Crisp Bread and Straw...
  • The End of Dieting!

    Jun 27, 2014 | 52 min
    Our guest for this week’s show, Dr. Joel Fuhrman has declared it is time for The End of Dieting. His reasons range from “temporary begets temporary” to “foods high in nutrient density are more satisfying than those high in calories.” He adds this stinging truth, “We’re fatter sicker and hungrier than ever as we are trapped in a cycle of food addiction, toxic hunger and overeating.” GOOD NEWS! Yes, Dr. Fuhrman is full of delicious ways to nourish ourselves he knows we all love to munch and crunch. Just do it, eat the way he suggests and the magic will begin in a week. Ellen Briggs and Carolina Jantac, RDN (Kid Kritics Approved) look forward to hearing Dr. Fuhrman share his nutrition plan and ...
  • Berry Good Recipes!

    Jun 23, 2014 | 48 min
    It’s fresh berry season, a favorite time of year! Most of us love to sink our teeth into strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. Berries are a rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals which makes them a power food! When pondering how to serve them, some standard favorite recipes come to mind: strawberry shortcake, blueberry muffins, pancakes and pie. Yet, there are so many more mouth-watering berry good recipes! How about Fireworks Parfait, Simple Berry Sangria or 1 Ways to Stuff Strawberries? With our guest, Kyla Oberman from Naturipe, co-host Carolina Jantac, RDN (Kid Kritics Approved) and I are going to shower you with our top picks of new and out of the box ways to serve your family an...
  • Discover Greek Yogurt!

    Jun 17, 2014 | 50 min
    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 1 delicious, healthy recipes for every meal of the day. She is going to fill you up with mouth-watering recipes such as her Grilled Asian Shrimp Skewers with Dipping Sauce. With Co-Host Carolina Jantac, MS, RDN, LD, we will be focusing on Greek Yogurt recipes kids love! By ...
  • Discover Biodynamic Food

    Jun 6, 2014 | 45 min
    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 are going to debate how this growing method differs from organic. Co-host, Stacey Antine, RDN (HealthBarn USA, Healing Meals Foundation, author of Appetite for Life), and I are going to explore this subject ...
  • Super Picnic Picks!

    Jun 3, 2014 | 52 min
    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 recipe makeovers to innovative ones, Amy is going to refresh your picnics this year! Co-Host Carolina Jantac, MD, RDN, LD (Kid Kritics Approved) and I will be taking notes. We recommend you do as well so we all...
  • Cooking with Olive Oil

    May 30, 2014 | 50 min
    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 an olive oil culinary ace with her simple cooking tips. Carolina Jantac, MS, RDN, LD will highlight the exceptional nutrient value of olive oil, emphasizing the importance of learning to cook with it. Listen...
  • 3 Simple Steps to Stress Reduction!

    May 15, 2014 | 47 min
    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, Author, Speaker and Founder of the University of Moms Conference, she is more than qualified and, in fact, has hands-on experience in stress reductions success. Along with co-host Carolina Jantac, RDN (Kid ...
  • Fresh Food Power!

    May 15, 2014 | 52 min
    Have you ever thought of food having power? It actually has the power to improve or damage around 1 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, adviser to Fitness Magazine, nutritionist for the Chicago Cubs and author of several books, including the Flexitarian Diet, is going to reveal the amazing life-giving power of fresh foods. Along with Carolina Jantac, RDN she will share some easy ...
  • 3 Simple Steps to Stress Reduction!

    May 12, 2014 | 49 min
    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, Author, Speaker and Founder of the University of Moms Conference, she is more than qualified and, in fact, has hands-on experience in stress reductions success. Along with co-host Carolina Jantac, RDN (Kid ...
  • Planting Your Meals!

    May 5, 2014 | 51 min
    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 co-host, Stacey Antine RDN (HealthBarn USA), founder of Healing Meals and author of Appetite for Life, we will make it easy for you to begin to plant and harvest food for your family. Fresh food gardening is n...
  • Human Body Trivia

    May 1, 2014 | 51 min
    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 1, times a day to push blood through about 6, miles of blood vessels! And there’s more, about -4, 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 designed to inspire you to be in awe and motivate you to feed it what’s needed for yours to be healthy. You become what you eat. Your children become what they eat. Knowledge is Power – power up with some human body tri...
  • A Fresh Start with Clean Food!

    May 1, 2014 | 50 min
    When you hear someone talk about “clean food” what comes to mind? Do you wonder how it is defined and what it looks like in your grocery store? Also, why would you choose to eat it how does it impact your daily energy levels and overall health? Our guest, Jeannette Bessinger, The Clean Food Coach, co-author of many top selling books including her latest, Natural Solutions for Digestive Health, not only has answers for you, she has a plan called “Clean Food Reboot.” When you hear her talk about that 5 letter word, DETOX, you will be inspired and gratefully receptive. Find out how tasty and easy clean food can be. Did I mention, Jeannette is an amazing cook using recipes even I can pull off wi...
  • Kids Cook Monday! RECIPES

    Apr 4, 2014 | 51 min
    Turn your kitchen into a family night event on Mondays where everyone can help you cook dinner. The creator of this movement is our guest, Diana Rice, RDN (The Monday Campaigns). Diana was inspired by the research that suggests kids who eat family dinners together get better grades in school, develop communication skills and are less likely to try drugs… and they are less likely to be obese. Cooking also reinforces skills to help kids succeed in math, teamwork and following instructions. Along with Co-Host, Stacey Antine, RDN (HealthBarn USA) we’ll not only inspire you to make Monday your family cooking and dining together night, but they will make it super healthy, easy, fun and delicious t...
  • Tea, the IN Drink!

    Mar 24, 2014 | 52 min
    “There is something magical about a cup of Tea.” At least that’s what Starbuck’s says. Tea was declared the IN drink for 214. The rest of the world has been using and drinking tea since 277 BC when first discovered by the emperor of China. The history of tea is interesting and we will touch on it. Even more interesting is how many kinds are made from one plant! We’ll learn about all the choices of tea we now have from black tea, herbal, fruit and even some made from vegetables. Our guest, Rona Tison, from ITO EN, knows teas. She’ll share tea’s medicinal benefits and even introduce you to Matcha tea. Of course, we will spend time talking about the best ways to prepare and enjoy tea during the...
  • Food Sound Bites! Recipes

    Mar 21, 2014 | 52 min
    Here’s your chance to learn what food news is science fiction or science fact. How many times have you heard it is okay to eat egg yolks one day and the next, not! Perhaps you only heard part of what was said, which may be just a fraction of the reported research you are at the effect of “sound bites.” Is there really arsenic in grains, fruits and vegetables or lead in chocolate, and are either a problem? What is the truth about conventional and organic milk? Goodness knows there are all kinds of questions floating around about drinkable water. Our guest, Melissa Joy Dobbins, RDN (SoundBitesRD.com) is our truth detector. You’ll get the straight scoop on how to sort through sound bites for fo...
  • Healing Meals! RECIPES

    Mar 10, 2014 | 50 min
    3/6/2014 Are you facing the difficult challenge of how to feed loved ones with cancer? How to feed them through all the trials of their treatment? The HealthBarn USA Foundation has launched a new program, “Healing Meals.” Founder and Registered Dietitian, Stacey Antine, MS, RDN (author: Appetite for Life) has been in this tough situation. She will share her recipes that are easy to tolerate and healing so that you, too can benefit from her nutritional wisdom and culinary expertise. The “Healing Meals” program provides healing meals to children fighting cancer and their families. You won’t want to miss this time with Stacey! Come into our Family Food Experts Kitchen to join Stacey and host, E...
  • Weeknight Wonders! RECIPES

    Feb 28, 2014 | 51 min
    2/27/2014 Looking for quick and healthy dinners to make on work nights and school nights? Look no further. Ellie Krieger, noted chef on the Food Network show Healthy Appetite, nutritionist, and cookbook author is here to save you, to give you delicious healthy dinners you can make in 30 minutes or less. Oh, and all the recipes are under 500 calories per serving! Sound like dream? It’s not. Ellie has made it easy for you with her recently released book, Weeknight Wonders. She’ll share her sure-fired favorites with the Family Food Experts Kitchen! This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4...
  • Eating to Avoid a Toxic World! RECIPES

    Feb 24, 2014 | 51 min
    2/20/2014 Are the strawberries in your cereal really strawberries? Or are you being fooled by artificial dyes, flavors and aromas made out of derivatives from coal tar and petroleum? UGH! Yes, it's true and only one example of the toxins we eat, toxins that play havoc in our perfectly designed bodies. We have polluted our food! Learn what to do so that you and your family members don’t have to suffer the toxic consequences: headaches, fatigue, allergies, cancer, obesity, sterility, learning and behavioral problems and more. Our esteemed guest, Dr. Doris Rapp, is an author, pediatrician, allergist, and environmental medical specialist. She has the answers. To quote her: eliminate the cause an...
  • Self Love, Self Care! RECIPES

    Feb 20, 2014 | 54 min
    2/13/2014 Are your kids are loved and cared for to the point of exhausting you? Moms are often guilty of putting everyone else’s needs before their own. Our guest, nutritionist, fitness expert, and TV media favorite, Rebecca Scritchfield, RD, believes in “me time” each day to get the most out of life. She says, "I want to empower people to have unlimited energy, confidence, and dedication to their well-being.” Tune in to the Family Food Experts Kitchen to learn how to revitalize yourself daily with her 3 keys to energy and having a happier, healthier life! This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on...
  • Heart Healthy Fats! RECIPES

    Feb 20, 2014 | 52 min
    2/6/2014 Is fat good or bad for you? Should you follow a low fat diet? There is so much confusion over the role fat plays in one’s health, especially heart health. Our guest, nutritionist and personal trainer, Sylvia Klinger, MS, RDN, CPT (Founder of Hispanic Food Communications) will explain why and how we all need to eat healthy fats to develop and maintain a strong, functional cardiovascular system. Get excited about enjoying foods, such as avocados and almonds as we share irresistible heart healthy recipes your whole family will love! Sylvia will share some of her tips and recipes from HispanicNutrition.com. Come into our Family Food Experts Kitchen with host, Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics) ...
  • Delicious Diabetic Meals

    Feb 20, 2014 | 51 min
    1/30/2014 You can have diabetes or pre-diabetes and still eat delicious meals! In fact, you can prevent diabetes by eating them as well. Our guest, award winning nutritionist, cookbook author and culinary instructor, Robyn Webb, MS, has worked extensively with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and she can teach you to cook simple, healthy recipes that taste great! Tune in for sample recipes from her many cookbooks, including top seller, Diabetic Meals in 30 Minutes. Co-host, Carolina Jantac, MS, RD (Kid Kritics Approved) will help us focus on feeding kids as we talk about Robyn’s book, You Can Eat That: Awesome Food for Kids with Diabetes. We’ll talk food, recipes, substitutions, and m...
  • Dark Chocolate. Eat More! RECIPES

    Feb 20, 2014 | 51 min
    1/16/2014 Chocolate, Dark Chocolate. It is all the rage now. There was a time not too long ago when chocolate simply meant milk chocolate. What is the difference and why are we supposed to eat more? Does it taste as good? How many ways can we eat dark chocolate? And, we are supposed to eat more, really? Guest, Kristin Kilpatrick RDN, Wellness Manager for Cleveland Clinic and blogger for Dr. Oz is on top of this chocolate movement. You will find out what kind, how much and why we should eat dark chocolate. Co-host Tracee RDN (Real Food Moms) author and chef will share mouth-watering, irresistible dark chocolate recipes with you. You are in for a real treat this week! This show is broadcast li...
  • Veggie Cure 4 Health, Energy & Beauty

    Jan 29, 2014 | 45 min
    1/23/2014 Need more energy? What about a healthy way to make yourself more beautiful? The Nutrition Twins have the "cure" and they wrote a book about it! They have found a delicious way to use vegetables to resolve specific health and beauty problems – with 100 fabulous nutritious recipes to activate your desired “cure.” If you yearn for more energy, stronger bones, younger-looking skin, improved mood, a flatter stomach or more, this show is for you. Join the Nutrition Babes along with show hosts Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics) and dietitian, Lauren Harris-Pincus, MS, RD (Nutrition Babes) for "Expert Advice and Tantalizing Recipes." This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Ne...
  • Daily Pulse Grab And Go

    Jan 28, 2014 | 3 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Daily Pulse Go Red Moms

    Jan 28, 2014 | 3 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Daily Pulse GMO OMG

    Jan 28, 2014 | 3 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Daily Pulse - Younger By Next Week

    Jan 28, 2014 | 2 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Daily Pulse - Food Allergies

    Jan 28, 2014 | 3 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Daily Pulse - Finger Foods

    Jan 28, 2014 | 3 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Daily Pulse - Babies And Toddlers

    Jan 28, 2014 | 3 min
    This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Get Trendy, Get Healthy

    Jan 13, 2014 | 51 min
    What are the hot food and beverage trends this year? Predictions include locally and sustainably grown produce, raw veggies, coconut and socially responsible products and packaging. Along with ancient grains such as spelt, amaranth and millet. Even tea is on the list – will Starbucks' new Tea Bars be successful? Is cauliflower the "in" vegetable? What about the popular weight loss program for 2014 – should it be the Paleo Diet? If so, why? Guest, Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD (Teaspoon Communications and co-founder of The Recipe Redux) will discuss the current trends with co-host Kathy Siegel, RD (NutritionBabes) and Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved). Tune in to be both trendy and healthy this y...
  • Finger Food For Entertaining!

    Jan 6, 2014 | 50 min
    12/19/2013 Finger food is the easy ticket to satisfying hungry guests and kids whether it’s at a dinner party, cocktail party, pot luck, picnic, or a meal at home. Kids, especially young kids, love to eat with their fingers. Some of us “grown-ups” do to! Finger foods also work great for snacks to-go so why not serve healthy and delicious options? Our guest, Robin Plotkin, RDN (RobinsBite) is a Culinary and Nutrition Expert who tweets, teaches, talks and tastes food for a living. Join host, Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved) along with our Family Food Expert, Tracee Yablon-Brenner, RDN, chef, author and founder of Real Food Moms, we are going to give you our best finger food ideas and recipe...
  • 12 Healthy Habits for 2014! Recipes

    Jan 6, 2014 | 51 min
    1/2/2014 Forget New Year’s resolutions. Forget making promises you won’t keep. Instead, develop a new healthy habit every month. We are giving you 12 healthy habits that you can that you can stick to throughout the year. Gradually grow healthier throughout 2014. Remove stress and enjoy your days thanks to your newly donned lifestyle changes. Join Family Food Experts co-hosts, Stacey Antine, MS, RD (HealthBarn USA) and author of Appetite for Life along with Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved). We will inspire you to get started on a new healthy lifestyle. You can be that family that only goes to the doctor for well check-ups. Build balanced energy and be more productive in 2014! This show is ...
  • Be Younger Next Week! Recipes

    Jan 1, 2014 | 52 min
    Wouldn't it be wonderful to "Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy, and Look and Feel Younger in 7 days?" Want to know how? Our guest, Elisa Zied, MS, RDN, CDN is a mom, motivator, blogger for Parents/US News, speaker, spokesperson, and author of the how-to book, Younger Next Week. Thanks to her work, you really can reverse the clock! Join her along with Family Food Experts co-hosts, Lauren Harris-Pincus, RDN (Nutrition Babes) and Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved). Tune in for anti-aging advice from the experts! This show is broadcast live on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).
  • Food Network Finalist & Food Allergies

    Dec 18, 2013 | 51 min
    Are you entertaining guests with food allergies? Do you have food allergies in your family? Whether it’s dairy, tree nuts, peanuts, seafood, soy, eggs, gluten, or wheat, these food allergens make it challenging to serve one meal for the whole family or at a dinner party. Learn tips and tricks from a pro. Guest Katie Cavuto is a chef, dietitian, TV personality, writer, and was a finalist in season 5 of The Next Food Network Star. Join Katie along with hosts Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved) and Registered Dietitian Kathy Siegel, RD (Nutrition Babes) as they reveal healthy ways to cook for people with food allergies (and make the food taste great at the same time!) This show is broadcast liv...
  • Entertaining Without Guilt! Recipes

    Dec 18, 2013 | 52 min
    Do you often indulge in unhealthy food at parties or during holidays? Tune in to learn how to prepare healthy recipes that will have you and your guests drooling with desire. You, your family and friends deserve to enjoy delicious food when it’s time to entertain. Our guest expert, Michelle Dudash, RD, is a Registered Dietitian, Cordon Bleu Chef, Cookbook Author (Clean Eating for Busy Families), Food & Nutrition Writer, and TV Personality. Joining us in our Family Food Experts Kitchen are co-hosts, Stacey Antine, MS, RD (HealthBarn USA), author of Appetite for Life and Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved). Between these food experts, we have your healthy entertaining menus and recipes covered...
  • Feeding Babies & Toddlers Right

    Dec 2, 2013 | 52 min
    What should you feed your babies and toddlers? Why does it matter? You are setting a template for the rest of their lives. What you feed yourself before and during pregnancy, and what you feed your child thereafter sets the stage for short and long term health. Today, we are going to help right from the start! Our guest, Zak Normandin, is known as “Daddy Duck.” Zak is so passionate about how his two young girls are fed that he started a company called Little Duck Organics, a food company for babies and toddlers! Join Zak along with Family Food Experts hosts Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved) and Tracee Yablon-Brenner, RD (Real Food Moms, co-author of Best Food for Your Baby and Toddler). Za...
  • Steps to Food Safety in Your Kitchen

    Dec 2, 2013 | 50 min
    “Food Safety is your most important ingredient.” When you are cooking many foods at different times and temperatures, you are at risk of inviting harmful bacteria into your kitchen, and thus into the food you serve your family and friends. Our guest is a nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com where she writes for their Healthy Eating Blog, Toby Amidor, RD founder of TobyAmidorNutrition.com. With Toby’s recommended food safety tips, you no longer need to be concerned about salmonella and all those other creepy invisible bacteria invading and ruining your meals and anyone’s health. Together with Family Food Experts hosts Ellen Briggs (Kid Kritics Approved) and Kathy Siegel, RD (NutritionBabes) w...
  • Brain Secret Killers-Wheat, Carbs, Sugar

    Nov 13, 2013 | 51 min
    Brain Secret Killers; Wheat, Carbs Sugar. Host: Ellen Briggs (Family Food Experts Home of Kid Kritics Approved, Author) Co-Host: Tracee Yablon-Brenner ,RD (Real Food Moms, Author, Chef) Guest: David Permutter, MD, Author : Grain Brain. The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, Sugar – Your Secret Brain Killers, Dr. Oz guest. Learn the truth about which foods positively and negatively impact your brain health – foods that help you lose your mind or improve it with age. Dr. David Perlmutter, seen on the Dr. Oz Show, blows the lid off what has been buried in medical literature for too long; Wheat, Carbs and Sugar destroy brain cells. Dementia, Alzheimer’s, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depre...
  • Living Vegan! RECIPES.

    Nov 13, 2013 | 50 min
    Living Vegan! RECIPES. Host: Ellen Briggs (Family Food Experts Home of Kid Kritics Approved, Author) Co-Host: Kathy Siegel (NutritionBabes) Guest: Dr. John Westerdahl, RD, Nutritionist, Director of Bragg Health Institute, Author Find out if Living Vegan is a just a current trend, and if it is a healthy lifestyle for anyone, including children. Learn what foods you can eat in a Vegan Diet and if it is hard to find food vegan foods. Dr. John Westerdahl (Bragg Health Institute) shares the science behind the health of eating vegan. Both he and his wife been preparing, cooking and serving vegan recipes and meals to their family, friends and group organizations for years: breakfasts, lunch, snacks...
  • 10 Ways to Super Healthy Kids! RECIPES

    Nov 13, 2013 | 50 min
    10 Ways to Super Healthy Kids! RECIPES. Host: Ellen Briggs (Family Food Experts Home of Kid Kritics Approved, Author) Co-Host: Lauren Harris Pincus, RD (NutritionBabes) Guest: Amy Roskelly (Super Healthy Kids) Find out how to have Super Healthy Kids in 10 easy steps, starting with what’s on their plate. From the day you start spoon feeding your children as babies to when you send them to college, what they eat and drink shapes their health and productivity profile. Learn what to prepare, cook and serve them for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner; foods they want to eat! Listen to how you can turn them into veggie lovers. Collect these kid-friendly healthy yummy recipes and menus. Take note ...
  • The Super-Charged Hormone Diet

    Nov 13, 2013 | 53 min
    The Super-Charged Hormone Diet - Results in Days! RECIPES Host: Ellen Briggs (Family Food Experts Home of Kid Kritics Approved, Author) Guest: Dr. Natasha Turner (ClearMedicine.com, Author, The Super-Charged Hormone Diet, The Hormone Diet. Seen on Dr. Oz) It is good to know the symptoms of an imbalanced hormone system. Some include struggling with belly fat and over all weight, sweet or salty cravings, fatigue, brain fog, moods swings – you feel like your metabolism is out of order. It could be your too low or too high levels of cortisol, insulin, estrogen, progesterone or serotonin are causing inflammation, weight gain or aging skin. Learn more about how hormone balance invites fat burning,...
  • Food Shopping Secrets – Save Money!

    Nov 13, 2013 | 48 min
    Food Shopping Secrets – Save Time and Money! RECIPES. Host: Ellen Briggs (Family Food Experts Home of Kid Kritics Approved, Author) Co-Host: Stacey Antine, RD (HealthBarn USA, Author) Guest: Holly Goodman, Author: Food Shopping Secrets Every Busy Parent Should Know Save money on groceries. Learn best use of food coupons, grocery circulars, food shopping tips, meal planning, stopping food waste, and food shopping secrets for moms and dads. Listen to healthy family-friendly recipes and menus using best food saving products and ingredients such as beans, fresh produce and whole grains (organic, GMO-free or not). Find out best healthy food sales days, internet websites and apps. Discover ways to...

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