dr. yum blog & stories
Building a Satisfying Meal or Snack
Putting together a meal or snack that is tasty and nutritionally balanced doesn't have to be complicated. Use this simple framework to make it happen.
22 Thanksgiving Recipes
Here are our recipe picks for the Thanksgiving table. We hope you’ll enjoy some of these as a part of your spread this year!
No More Boring Lunches! Our Favorite Lunch Packing Recipes
Packing lunches can feel monotonous, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are some of our favorite recipes for lunch packing.
Meals and Calendars Task Force Presents Recommendations to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam
Dr. Yum Project Dietitian Sarah Moran attended a presentation of recommendations for culturally inclusive school meals and calendars to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.
5 Kitchen Tools We Can’t Cook Without
When you’re cooking, having the right tools for the job makes a huge difference. They can make your time in the kitchen easier and more efficient as well as help you get the most out of the food you buy. These are some of our favorite tools here at the Dr. Yum Project.
Fostering a Love of Cooking
May is National Foster Care Month. Here are a few tips to involve everyone in your household in planning, preparing, and partaking in meal time. This list is tailored to foster care-involved families, but can be adapted for any type of family!
It’s Not That Easy Being Green...or is it? 20+ Green Food Recipes
At the Dr. Yum Project, we LOVE the color green because so many of our favorite fruits and vegetables are beautiful and various shades of green. But adults and kids may have a hesitation when it comes to green foods. One thing we DO know is that building familiarity, cooking, and practicing can turn any yuck into a yum!
5 Money-Saving Healthy cooking Hacks
11 Time-Saving healthy cooking tips
10 ways to get your kids in the kitchen (no matter their age!)