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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

Jello for Breakfast: The compromises we make when travelling with kids

By Emily Yes, that’s right, my four-year-old son had Jello for breakfast today. And I was okay with it. Believe it or not, the backstory of this breakfast starts about 20 years ago, but don’t worry, I will keep it brief. Sometime around 1997 when my husband and I were first dating, we had a … Continue reading Jello for Breakfast: The compromises we make when travelling with kids

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