National Sandwich Month: Building a Better Sandwich

Despite 42% of people saying bread is the most important ingredient in a sandwich1, many choose to opt out of using bread on sandwiches to cut carbs and calories. However, a 2017 study2 of children and adolescents showed that all grain foods, including breads, not only contribute less than 15 percent of all calories in […]

Safe Holiday Baking Tips

The holidays are cherished for time with family, fun festivities, and delectable dishes. Due to the rise in popularity of baking and cooking during the winter season, it can be easy to improperly prepare food, causing a big ‘bah humbug’ for those intended to enjoy a bite. Many don’t realize that flour is a raw […]


Registered dietitian Elana Natker gives expert advice on making the best sandwiches that are not only delicious but packed full of vitamins and nutrients to support your child’s learning. —————————— According to HistoryTM, the sandwich we know and love today was created in 1762 by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. Legend has it he […]

Celebrate National Sandwich Month with the Perfect Fillings and Toppings

August is National Sandwich Month and we’re sharing our favorite insights on how to revamp the ordinary lunch staple into a bite-worthy masterpiece. Choosing a bread Making great sandwiches starts with the foundation – whether it’s a crusty roll, whole wheat bread, a flavored flatbread, or any other bread base – the options are almost […]

Mac and Cheese Remix

Bowl of Mac and Cheese with chicken, corn and chives added.

First, let us start by saying Mac and Cheese is the top dog when it comes to comfort food and in no way does it need enhancement. However, there are no rules against making your comfort food extra nutritious by adding fresh ingredients like a veggie and lean protein. To celebrate the edible version of […]

Cereal Mashups to Make Your Morning Magnificent

This year for National Cereal Day we’re going beyond just your average bowl of deliciousness with milk. We’re merging, combining, elevating, whatever you want to call it- the result is the same- two delicious cereals together for an epic breakfast.  The possi-bowl-ities are endless with flavor variety and nutrition opportunities through fortified cereals, milk, and […]

Tips on “Building a Better Sandwich…”

Nearly half of all adults in the US consume one or more sandwiches on any given day, with the most common types of sandwiches being burgers, deli meat sandwiches, poultry, and hot dog/sausage sandwiches. Did you know that what you put in your sandwich is just as important as the bread used in determining the overall nutrition?   […]

Wholesome Food for School Days

Whole grain foods help kids keep their focus all day long thanks to their energy-boosting vitamins and nutrients. Liz Weiss, culinary nutrition expert and co-founder of Meal Makeover Moms, reviews tips for enjoying whole grains during the school day.

No Picky Eater Left Behind

When it comes to quick and healthful family dinners, there are plenty of whole grain options that don’t break the bank. Liz Weiss, culinary nutrition expert and co-founder of Meal Makeover Moms, provides ideas for making whole grain meals the whole family will love.