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Think your kids won’t eat chickpeas? Try this simple recipe for a healthy lunchbox snack and prepare to be surprised

By Emily With school starting up again, you might be like me and trying to think of some new, healthy things to put in your kids' lunch boxes. Last year my kids only needed packed lunches two days a week, but this year my youngest needs one every day. So I've got to get my … Continue reading Think your kids won’t eat chickpeas? Try this simple recipe for a healthy lunchbox snack and prepare to be surprised

Endless Summer Fruit Crisp: One recipe with endless options, all without added sugar

By Emily I’m here writing a post about summer fruit desserts while listening to the rain and keeping warm on the couch with a blanket and a cup of tea. As a native Californian who has only been in the UK about a year, I’m trying to figure out what the deal is. Has “summer” … Continue reading Endless Summer Fruit Crisp: One recipe with endless options, all without added sugar

Make your own chocolate milk drink to keep the flavor and skip the added sugar

By Emily and Michael Photography by Lori Lovoy-Goran Did you see all of the recent articles about how nearly half of American adults are confused about where chocolate milk comes from and 7% think it comes from brown cows? The Washington Post, USA Today, Food and Wine, Today, and NPR all reported these findings from … Continue reading Make your own chocolate milk drink to keep the flavor and skip the added sugar

Fructose Detected in Breastmilk and is Linked to Risk for Obesity in Infants

By Michael and Emily Some of our latest work, published in the journal Nutrients, provides new insights into how fructose in the diet of a nursing mother can be passed on to her baby through breastmilk. And this secondhand fructose, though small in quantity, can increase risk for obesity in the developing baby. Interestingly, newborns are … Continue reading Fructose Detected in Breastmilk and is Linked to Risk for Obesity in Infants