Are fruit and vegetable juices an ideal antidote against the summer heat?
By Janice Wade-Miller
A cool glass of good-for-you juice with sweetness and bright color can hit the spot for you and your grandkids while you enjoy your summer activities. Have you noticed bottles of juice covering greater and greater shelf space, almost [...]
“Dinner’s ready. Come and get it!” How often are those words called out in your home? Can you remember the last time your family sat down and enjoyed dinner together? Our grandchildren’s daily schedules are filled to the brim with music lessons, soccer practice, play rehearsals and the work schedules of our teens. We know [...]
It’s hard to miss the fact that portion sizes have gotten much larger in the last few years. You can also see this in the grocery and convenience store and vending machines A bagel has become a BAGEL, 3 times it’s size of twenty years ago and an “individual” bag of chips can easily feed [...]
Sports drinks are very popular today, especially with your grandchildren. One of the reasons is they taste good. Under certain circumstances they can be a beneficial choice but they can also be hard on your wallet.
Sports drinks are primarily a combination of water, some carbohydrate (sugar) – for energy and a tiny bit [...]
One of the most common choices for breakfast in the United States today is ready-to-eat cereal. But if you’ve walked down the cereal isle lately, choosing one or more of those cereals for you or your grandchildren can be a daunting task. It’s a long isle and there are [...]
Junk food is now everywhere on our planet. We see it no matter where we go. It is generally defined as a high-calorie food that is low in nutritional value. It is now available in the most unlikely places — on cruise ships, in museums and art galleries, in school hallway vending machines, in city [...]
Teaching your grandkids how to cook is one of the best gifts you can give them. A cook must be creative, understand math fundamentals, science, nature, have excellent hand-eye coordination and be constantly attentive to reading and writing. These life skills are among the most important to teach children when young. Getting the grandchildren involved [...]