• By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 2, 2019

How To Cook a Whole Pumpkin

What do you think might happen if you popped a whole pumpkin – stem and all – into the oven? Believe it or not, in about an hour, you’ll have a beautifully cooked sugar pumpkin and bonus: the seeds will be easier to remove. Whole cooked pumpkins are the perfect vessel to serve: Soup – […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • September 20, 2019

Make the Most of Family Meals

By Karen Buch, RDN, LDN The struggle is real. Juggling jobs, kids and the demands of busy lives can come at the expense of family mealtime at home. However, research shows eating together as a family—regularly around the dinner table—can have important, long-reaching benefits to the health and wellness of children and adolescents to fight […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • September 12, 2019

Power Up Your Lunchtime Routine

By Beth Stark, RD, LDN Back in May I had the opportunity to present a webinar focused on insights gathered from a consumer survey that aimed to uncover the percentage of Americans that eat lunch regularly, understand the perceived impact that lunch has on body and mind, determine the cause of irregular lunch patterns, less […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • September 4, 2019

How to Eat for Healthy Aging

By Katie Dwyer September is Healthy Aging Month, a time for those of us over age 45 to consider where we are now in our physical and mental well-being, and where we’d like to go. Healthy eating plays a major role in extending both quantity and quality of life. The risk of developing chronic diseases […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • August 28, 2019

Healthy Eating and Children… What Do They See??

  We know that parents have a large impact on their children’s dietary preferences and they can feel pressure to raise “good eaters” and overall healthy kids. This pressure causes parents to push fruits & vegetables, lean proteins, and whole-grains onto their kids, while demonizing refined-grains, processed foods, and added sugars. As adults we see […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • August 21, 2019

How to Make Family Meals Happen this School Year

By: Jennifer Pullman  In the next week or two Pennsylvania students will head back to school.  The start of the school year also brings with it the start of after school activities. From sports practices to ballet classes kids and their parents will become busy bees once again. Parents spend much of their time acting […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • August 14, 2019

PA Bloggers Favorite Back to School Recipes

It’s that time of year! We are mid-August which means the kiddos are heading back to school very soon! One of the questions I get asked most by parents (and everyone really) is what are quick and healthy weeknight dinner recipes. So I’m rounding up our PA dietitian bloggers personal favorite back to school recipes!   […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • August 7, 2019

Involving Kids in the Kitchen

By: Caroline Passerrello   “Momma, Can I Help You Make That?” Luciana is brushing the whole-wheat soft pretzels with oil and then sprinkling salt on them.  Some pretzels were much saltier than others If you are like me, there are times you hear that question and become overwhelmed with pride and excitement, then there are […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • July 31, 2019

Food Waste Tips: Use That Watermelon Rind!

Did you know you can eat the watermelon rind? I learned all these tricks while watching the National Watermelon Board’s Facebook Live on “How To Use The Whole Watermelon.” (I also learned I’ve been cutting watermelons incorrectly all these years.) Talk about a great way to cut down on food waste, too. So, I knew […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • July 24, 2019

Being an At Home Nutrition Coach: Creating Your Personal Performance Eating Destination

By: Leslie Bonci As a sports dietitian working with professional athletes as well as having raised two athletes, I am all about strategies that help one to eat well, play well, stay well. Summer is a particular challenge since it is hot, exercise is more likely to occur outdoors, and preseason training makes for long […]