A version of this post appears on our blog on The Huffington Post.--By Suzanne ("Nana"), Certified Holistic Health CoachMany of my health coaching clients are moms, and they often ask me about encouraging their kids to eat more healthfully—and in particular about the challenge of getting little ones to eat vegetables!As a mother and a grandmother, I have lived this challenge myself.
There is so much information out there about how to eat for weight loss or for improving your health. It can be overwhelming. When I work with health coaching clients, I start with one simple idea: Instead of focusing on what not to eat, I tell them to add in more Good Stuff so that you begin to crowd out the Bad Stuff. The more healthy food you eat, the less room there is in your diet for
By Suzanne ("Nana")Convincing my grandson Felix to eat green vegetables can be tricky, although my other grandson, Theo, eats just about anything we offer him.A few months back I blogged about the importance of greens and posted a recipe for a yummy kale salad. Obviously, Felix wanted no part of the salad when Maia made it, so I was challenged to find a way to get kale into him. I
-By Suzanne ("Nana")Happy 2012, everyone!I have always had an interest in health, nutrition, and healing, and enjoy sharing this knowledge with my friends and family (and learning from them as well!). The kitchen has always been my medicine cabinet. Not only do I prepare food for health but I have also been known to use cabbage leaves for cuts, baked onions for earache relief, and tofu