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What New Research Can Mean for the Picky Eaters

What New Research Can Mean for the Picky Eaters  Thursday, 13 October 2016  Lynn Fredericks  Cooking With Children  1381 Hits  0 Comments From the moment we enter this world, our internal cues signal us when we are hungry and when we are satisfied. We are born with a sucking reflex so we can obtain nourishment.…
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What Will Food Policy Advocates Tackle Next?

What Will Food Policy Advocates Tackle Next?  Monday, 22 February 2016  Lynn Fredericks  Parent Stories  2604 Hits  0 Comments   In the late 1980’s, the headline of a restaurant industry trade magazine declared “She’s Outta There.”  “She” was referring to America’s mother, portrayed as hanging up her apron and exiting the kitchen. Where was she…
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“Cooking Buddies” Enhance Program Impact

“Cooking Buddies” Enhance Program Impact  Wednesday, 27 January 2016  Lynn Fredericks  News/Research Updates  2958 Hits  0 Comments In our 20 years of teaching cooking as nutrition education and family therapy, we’ve found that mixing ages can offer extraordinary group dynamics in the classroom and at home. Throughout the school day, children are grouped by their…
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Holiday RX: Collaborative Holiday Meals

Holiday RX: Collaborative Holiday Meals  Tuesday, 15 December 2015  Lynn Fredericks  Cooking With Children  2963 Hits  0 Comments This is the time of year when food is front and center in our lives. For some, it’s a license to indulge. For others, the focus is about their culinary traditions that reflect their heritage through time…
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A Solution for the Picky Eater: Multicultural Recipes

A Solution for the Picky Eater: Multicultural Recipes  Tuesday, 17 November 2015  Lynn Fredericks  Cooking With Children  3199 Hits  0 Comments   Picky eaters are not confined to children alone. Many finicky children grow up into adults who are averse to eating anything beyond the ubiquitous mac ‘n cheese, hamburgers, pizza, spaghetti, etc. In nutrition…
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Why Food Enhances Learning in School

Why Food Enhances Learning in School Thursday, 22 October 2015   Guest   News/Research Updates 3436 Hits   0 Comments We all learn new skills differently. Some of us learn by listening, while others learn by doing. Most of us learn best with a combination of learning methods. Food, with its numerous multi-sensory properties, is…
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Practice savvy seasonal shopping & save money

Practice savvy seasonal shopping & save money  Thursday, 25 July 2013  Mercedes Sanchez  News/Research Updates  5329 Hits  0 Comments When we were wading through reams of material to share in our book, we knew that tips on shopping smart would be essential. It took us a long time figure out cost effective strategies for our…
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Get Your Family Eating Right | FamilyCook Productions

About the Book

About the Book  Tuesday, 23 July 2013  Guest  About  25759 Hits Get Your Family Eating Right by Lynn Fredericks & Mercedes Sanchez Fair Winds Press 2013 Book Release Date: August 2013 American families are struggling to provide a healthy diet in their own homes. To blame is a society that stopped supporting family meals cooked at…
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Turn food explorations into a taste test with children

Turn food explorations into a taste test with children  Friday, 12 July 2013  Lynn Fredericks  International Food Explorations  6239 Hits  0 Comments I was in London this summer visiting my close friends, meeting with my English publisher, and looking for things that were new and different. My plan was to purchase things to bring back…
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