Are you Worried that your Kids are Headed Toward Obesity … before they Grow Up? We’re a culture obsessed with media-glorified body images and yet our lifestyles are mostly sedentary with a high caloric intake. We live in a contradiction that’s challenging to win. The grocery check-out highlights our dilemma with these two messages: (1) Follow these…
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A Heart Healthy February
February is American Heart Health Month. Staying heart healthy can be challenging with all of the high calorie, high fat and salty foods readily available as mealtime solutions for you and your family. This month we have 7 heart healthy* dinners and 4 of those can be served in 30 minutes or less.
Our New Year’s Resolution
Cherish each day. Each moment. Each family dinner. Great family dinners aren’t about how fancy they look. The real power is in how they make your family feel. Loved. Cared for. Dream Dinners helps you cherish those you care about. So savor the moments with these 4-simple resolutions for a truly happy new year! Slow…
Providing Fresh Produce with Innovative Partnerships
Dream Dinners produce is supplied by Sysco, the largest foodservice distributor in North America. Sysco endeavors to use region-specific local growers for their produce whenever possible. What does that mean for you as a Dream Dinners guest?
Get motivated with a little help from your friends
If you want to lose weight or change your eating habits, let your family and friends know what you are doing, and be specific about how they can help you.
5 Diabetes Superfoods
Here is a list of 5 foods you should incorporate into your diet with a low glycemic index and will help provide the key nutrients…
Convenience of grocery store frozen dinners could be costing your health
Frozen dinners from the grocery store often promise a quick solution for dinner…
Family Weight Management that Works
Eating dinner out is associated with an increased risk of weight gain; and adults who frequently eat dinner out are about twice as likely to be obese than those who eat at home.
Sneaking Nutrition into Kids’ Meals: Good or Bad Habit?
The other day I watched a TV commercial starring a mom promoting a nutritional supplement drink because her daughter wouldn’t “touch anything green”.
Those sorts of comments always stop me in my tracks. Is it optional for our kids to eat the healthy foods their bodies need?
A Few Tricks for Healthier Meals
It’s time for a new year… time to start your family eating healthy! A few small changes now can make a big difference in the years ahead!
Fast, Easy Breakfast Ideas
Breakfast with the kids is mostly a cold-cereal affair at my house, especially during the weekdays. I wish it weren’t so! But I have a plan. Get something fast, easy and healthy — that’s not cold cereal — on the breakfast table more often. Here are my ideas.
What does Dr. Brent say about garlic?
Why you should throw out the garlic supplements and pick up a clove.