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.
7 Tips for Making Super Soups!
I love to make soups for my family because the possibilities are endless! Maybe you think of making a soup recipe when someone in your family has a cold or maybe when the weather is gloomy, but I believe every type of day is a great day for making soup. Here are my seven tips for making super soups at home!
Why the Kurbo App for Kids Misses the Big Picture
After spending time in the app exploring features and tracking meals, we have many concerns about how the app could impact the health and well-being of the children who use it. Thankfully, the choice isn’t between using Kurbo or doing nothing at all.
5 Tips for Feeding Snacks to Kids
Here are five simple French-inspired rules regarding snacking for kids Many of these can also be applied to adults too!
Sugar Hides in Sneaky Places
A high sugar intake is associated with higher risk for obesity, but so many parents may not realize what the recommended limits for sugar are for kids and how much sugar is in the foods their kids regularly eat.
Breakfast Pitfalls and Solutions
With routines changing and minimal grocery trips, many of us are finding that we need some new ideas for breakfast to fit our new situation. Here’s what the Dr. Yum Project team is cooking up in their homes for breakfast and some tips for using what you have to create a yummy meal to start your day!
6 Reasons to Stop Feeding your Kids “Kid Food”
At the Dr. Yum Project we often say, “Most food is kid-friendly. Kids just need to learn how to eat it!” Kids who are taught healthy eating habits, which include eating a variety of healthy foods, will be far better off now and in the long run. They will be learning healthy habits that will last a lifetime
Our Favorite Pantry Staple Recipes (With Substitution tips!)
Sometimes, a good recipe that relies on pantry staples can be a life saver
A Pediatrician’s 10 Tips for Packing a Nutritious Lunch
It’s easy to want to pack the same things repeatedly because we know our kids like them. However, exposure to a variety of different foods is what grows an adventurous eater.
10 ways to get your kids in the kitchen (no matter their age!)