Monthly Archives: April 2010

Pre-made lunch vs. homemade lunch

SO, WHY DO PEOPLE BUY Lunchables and Uncrustables? Maybe to save time? Well, if you look at ingredient highlights for each below, it’s clear any time saved in making and packing a lunch is completely negated by the sugars, hydrogentaed…

Just Say NO to Canned Frosting and Box Cake

Originally published as a guest blog post on Fooducate.com BIRTHDAYS ROCK. ASK ANY KID what their favorite day of the year is and chances are, the answer is “My birthday!” And birthdays almost always mean birthday cake. It may seem…

Why to avoid processed food

RECENTLY, AN ACQUAINTANCE TOLD ME she gives her kid Pop-Tarts for breakfast because “isn’t it better he eats something rather than nothing?” Quite frankly, I’m not so sure. Processed foods shouldn’t make up the main dish of any meal. Really, they shouldn’t…