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Sushi Hand Roll: Simple, Yummy and Healthy!!!

Sushi is an art, but it’s not hard to make healthy and yummy sushi hand rolls! This is also a great recipe to try for school lunch. Return to school season, let’s… Read More

Cheap Food: an Illusion?


When I look at five-dollar per dozen organic eggs, I wonder: what am I buying for the extra bucks? Many of us want to save on daily food expenses. But there isn’t… Read More

An Everyday Eating Dilemma?


As income and living conditions have improved over the last 300 years, the average person’s height and weight have been increasing.
After millennia spent striving to get enough food to survive, that… Read More

Healthy French Fries! Yum Yum Yum!!!

It is EASY to make healthy French fries!
Take one large russet potato (about 5” long). Scrub it thoroughly. Organic if possible.
That’s approximately 300 calories for the potato and 40 calories… Read More

Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in NYC


The Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City on July 17th was a full blown success. The event, as award winning- author, NYU professor and moderator of… Read More

Super Food Heroes
Super Food Heroes

Just before summer vacation started, Public School 107’s Green and Garden Committee, in Brooklyn, NY, hosted a panel of super food heroes:
The Lunch Tray’s founder, Bettina Elias Siegel, came up from… Read More

Parent Earth indiegogo Campaign: End Childhood Obesity
Parent Earth indiegogo Campaign: End Childhood Obesity

Hello!
We have never asked you this before, but we need a bit of help at Parent Earth. We just launched the EndChildhoodObesity Indiegogo campaign to make it easy to chip in.… Read More

Parent Earth On Need To Know
Parent Earth On Need To Know

Tune in this Friday to see our program on solutions to childhood obesity in the Bronx as part of the national TV news show, Need To Know. Check your local listings for… Read More

Blueberry Ployes Recipe and Greetings from Maine!
Blueberry Ployes Recipe and Greetings from Maine!

Hello!
Greetings from Maine! After what seemed like a never-ending winter here in Maine, I am welcoming the summer with open arms along with the beginning of Maine’s blueberry season!! What I… Read More

Four Healthy Cookbooks for Kids and Teens


Do you have a budding Julia Child or Jacques Pepin in your kitchen that you’d like to encourage? Or perhaps you want to teach your children that eating and cooking can be… Read More