Understanding Your Child’s Growth

  January 7, 2014

Not all children’s bodies are created equal. Children are born small, large, long, and short. Growth in children can be variable as well. If your child is consistently in the 90th%  or in the 3rd% percentile, it’s likely there is no problem. The problem comes when a parent may be unnecessarily alerted to their child’s weight … Continued

Homemade Bread Machine Rolls

  January 5, 2014

  Save Print Homemade Bread Machine Hot Dog Rolls Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Rolls Cuisine: Bread/Rolls Serves: 8-12   Delicious Hot Dog Rolls for Sandwiches or Hot Dogs Ingredients 1¼ cup lukewarm milk 1 large egg 6 tbsp butter, softened to room temperature 4 cups bread flour 3 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp vital gluten 2 tsp kosher salt … Continued

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

  December 25, 2013

Homemade Chicken Nuggets Save Print Homemade Chicken Nuggets Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Dinner Cuisine: American Serves: 4   A homemade favorite for the kids. Ingredients 3 chicken breasts ¾ cup plain bread crumbs ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried basil ½ teaspoon salt 6 tablespoon melted butter … Continued

3 Steps to Eat the Food You Crave!

  December 23, 2013

It’s time to eat, you open the fridge determined to eat something “healthy,” but all you are really wanting is that leftover pizza from last night. You muster up all the willpower you have and grab the boring Greek yogurt and fresh fruit you bought at the store because this week you are going to … Continued

Dieting Does NOT Work!

  December 10, 2013

99.5% of Diets Fail! WoW, 99.5% If you knew that 99.5% of drivers would get in a car accident today, would you drive? Probably not, but everyday another person diets. Have you? Dieted for over HALF your life Tried every diet and still unable to lose a pound Felt out of control in the presence … Continued

6 Tips to Support the Picky Eater

  December 5, 2013

I was fortunate to grow up a “good” eater. I remember only disliking a few foods, specifically, I remember choking down liver. My mom still swears to this day that she didn’t serve us liver. Yes, that is because she called it london broil and  I grew up thinking I didn’t like london broil. On … Continued

You CAN Eat Healthy for the Holidays too!

  November 28, 2013

Today, I have the privilege to host the BIG Thanksgiving Day Feast! As you know I love to cook so I can’t wait to share food with my family. This day is meant to be surrounded by family and friends and of course food too.  All too often just the thought behind the day can … Continued

Fiesta Chicken

  November 27, 2013

  Save Print Fiesta Chicken Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Dinner Cuisine: Mexican Serves: 4   Simple, quick and Delicious! Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 3 tablespoon taco seasoning 1 can rotel tomatoes ½ cup cheddar cheese ½ cup monterey jack cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) Drain juice from can of rotel into a … Continued

The Committment to Feed!

  November 25, 2013

I can remember just over a year ago the anticipation of waiting to give birth. I was happy, nervous and probably a little scared at the same time. I remember having dreams (or nightmares however you look at them) about being a parent and even breastfeeding. Being a dietitian, I always knew from the very … Continued

Grilled Smokey Pork Chops

  November 24, 2013

Save Print Grilled Smokey Pork Chops Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Dinner Cuisine: Pork Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  40 mins Serves: 4   Supper easy tasty pork chops the whole family can enjoy! Ingredients 1 tablespoon seasoning salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon paprika … Continued