The Best Places for Healthy Food in Jersey City

JC FISH STAND http://www.jcfishstand.com/ 508 Jersey Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 332-6575 Jersey City Fish Stand is the #1 fresh fish provider in Jersey City. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality seafood that is wild caught or organically raised and strive to supply local, sustainable seafood. We change our menu daily in order … Continue reading “The Best Places for Healthy Food in Jersey City”

Healthy food and Salads for Kids

Engaging kids in healthy food and salads that they will actually eat Getting children to eat their greens (and other vegetables) often proves extremely challenging. This is one of the most frequent complaints parents have when speaking with me about nutrition. As with all new foods, eventually the palate adapts and matures, but the process … Continue reading “Healthy food and Salads for Kids”

Healthy Snacks for kids

Snack Time!  Healthy Snacks for kids  Is it just me, or do your kiddos ask for snacks on average at least once per hour? Often this is out of boredom, so gentle distraction or change of focus is all it takes to divert attention to something else. When genuine hunger strikes, don’t just reach for … Continue reading “Healthy Snacks for kids”

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Finger Tenders & Peas

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Finger Tenders & Peas – NO Fast / Frozen Food Necessary  This recipe uses homemade breadcrumbs made from flax bread. No fake and unnecessary fillers, added hormones, water or sodium will be found in these tenders. They turn out perfectly golden brown when baked (no frying necessary) and are super light and crunchy, the … Continue reading “Healthy Buffalo Chicken Finger Tenders & Peas”

JCF Lunch box of the week: Healthy Cookies

Healthy Cookies, say what?! Hi Mamas, this week, how to offer kiddos a yummy and HEALTHY cookie. Sweet, gooey, fudgy, crumbly, who doesn’t love a good cookie?! While these treats are amazing, I try to make them just that, TREATS for once in a while. As much as I love a full butter and sugar … Continue reading “JCF Lunch box of the week: Healthy Cookies”

Color in the Fall, Color in your Food: Pasta Edition

Hello moms and families! As you know, the gorgeous season of Autumn has rolled through, which means it has become a bit chillier, scarves are getting thicker, and leaves are turning into fascinating shades of red, orange, brown, and yellow. What better way to mark the transition of Summer to Fall than with colorful bursts … Continue reading “Color in the Fall, Color in your Food: Pasta Edition”

Semi-Healthy Treats & Eats with Mel: Chocolatey Peanut Butter Cookies

While we are gearing up for school to start up, I am officially initiating a new theme: “Playing with Your Food.” This section is for great ideas to throw in your kiddos’ lunch boxes so they can brag about how awesome their mommy is to all their friends more than usual! And to kick off Day … Continue reading “Semi-Healthy Treats & Eats with Mel: Chocolatey Peanut Butter Cookies”

Stay Healthy This Cold & Flu Season With Acupuncture and Herbal Remedies

Cold and Flu season is officially upon us.  Flu shots are being offered everywhere from Target to our children’s school nurse’s office. Our Apothecary offices’ phones are ringing off the hook, with patients trying to schedule an acupuncture session to help them relieve their symptoms.  What many people don’t realize is that there are many … Continue reading “Stay Healthy This Cold & Flu Season With Acupuncture and Herbal Remedies”

Fun With Fruit & Vegetables : Kids Lunch Ideas

 Kids Lunch Ideas Fun With Fruit & Vegetables Fruit and vegetables can sometimes be a tricky topic with children. It’s vital to keep it fun and interesting in order to engage them. Also, repetition is key. If you keep giving them vegetables in their lunch box (eg. instead of chips, pretzels etc), they will eventually … Continue reading “Fun With Fruit & Vegetables : Kids Lunch Ideas”