In this episode of The Happy Bite Podcast, Sally speaks with our very first guest Bettina Siegel, the brilliant blogger behind The Lunch Tray. Bettina is a nationally recognized advocate for change in school food programs and she has written an incredibly informative–and sometimes shocking–expose of school breakfast programs for Civil Eats. Here, Bettina discusses the sugary … [Read more...]
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Most Recent EPISODES
Back-to-School means back-to-school lunches. But you don’t have to pack Pinterest-quality lunches to nourish your kids and teach them healthy eating habits. In this episode of the Happy Bite Podcast Sally and I give you our top lunch-making tips. … [Read more...]
BBQs are one of summer’s greatest pleasures! Hanging out in the yard with friends and families, tossing food on the grill, and watching the kids play til they drop! While BBQs can be a danger zone (lots of ice cream and lemonade) BBQs can also be a great place to teach your kids healthy eating habits. In this episode of the Happy Bite Podcast, Sally and I unpack the secrets … [Read more...]
Summer Drinks Remember drinking Kool Aid, Hawaiian Punch and “Bug Juice” on those hot summer days? Sally and I do too. But these days, what your kids drink in the summer is something to consider. How do you keep kids hydrated? How much sugar are they consuming? What about caffeine? And Juice! summer drinks This episode of the Happy Bite Podcast provides all the info … [Read more...]
Ever wondered which foods this nutritionist (i.e. Sally!) and this non-nutritionist (i.e. Dina!) stock in our fridges and pantries? In this episode of The Happy Bite podcast Sally and I dish about the surprising foods we don’t bring into our homes and the more surprising foods that we do! … [Read more...]
Fruit Leathers In this episode of the Happy Bite Podcast, Sally and I talk about “healthifying” snacks like fruit leathers—and what that means for your kids’ snacking habits. Plus, tips and advice for smarter snacking. … [Read more...]
Easter is yet another holiday that brings with it loads of candy. So how should you handle it with your kids? In this episode of the Happy Bite Podcast, Sally and I talk about strategies for the holiday itself plus that leftover stash. Is a “candy drawer” the way to go–and what does “moderation” mean when it comes to candy? … [Read more...]
Everything you always wanted to know about milk, but were afraid to ask! In this episode of the Happy Bite Podcast, Sally and I talk about why milk is such a hot-button topic, issues surrounding organic milk, raw milk, and chocolate milk as well as alternative sources of calcium. … [Read more...]