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What’s for Dinner? Serafina Palendech

Real Parents, Real Meals with Serafina Palendech Serafina Palandech is the co-founder of Hip Chick Farms and she is one hip chick! Serafina is deeply passionate about organic foods and that is why Hip Chick Farms exists. Serafina and her wife Chef Jen set out to create a product that has no pesticides, no antibiotics, and no junk… that tastes great! This company makes artisan, transparently sourced poultry products that are convenient for busy families. Read more…

What’s for Dinner? Cassandra Curtis

Real Parents, Real Meals with Cassandra Curtis Next up in this series we have Cassandra Curtis. Cassandra is the Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Once Upon a Farm. This company is cool! They make organic, cold-pressed baby food. Thank you Cassandra for sharing some time with Foublie! Help us thank her with a follow on instagram and be sure to check out her biz Once Upon a Farm!* How does Cassandra approach nutrition at Read more…

2019 Trends: Food for Kids

Welcome to 2019! Foublie rounds up our favorite trends of 2019. From water to nutrition, we think it’s going to be a pretty great year for your kids! 1. Flavored Water for Kids Meet the new juice box, but it is flat water with a fruit essence. We predict the Le Croix craze will expand to flat water. The brands we’ve seen do not add sugar, and that is what you want to aim for. Read more…

What’s for Dinner? Dr. Maria Rivera

Real Parents, Real Meals Today we are launching our series on Real Parents Real Meals. In these posts, we talk to busy families about their food routines and time-saving tricks. We’re kicking off the series with our very own Dr. Maria. What does she feed her toddler? Maria is a pediatrician with a background in public health. Maria knows the rules around nutrition, and those who know her might say she is a perfectionist! Maria Read more…

Family Meals: According to Science

Pull Up a Seat: Make Family Meals a Tradition Whether or not you celebrate any holidays during this time of year, it is the perfect time to slow down and enjoy time with your families! The work season is often slower, for some of us the weather is cooler, and overall there is a general feeling of coziness. This is the perfect time of year to say thanks to family meals! If you have family meals, Read more…

Intuitive Eating and Self Regulation in Kids

Intuitive Eating and Self Regulation: Can kids really be intuitive eaters?  Intuitive eating is all the rage right now in weight loss and adult nutrition. Simply put, if you are an intuitive eater you never need a diet! You pay attention to your hunger cues and fullness cues, and you do not eat for emotional reasons. The theory that has its roots back to the 1930s when Clara M. Davis did some interesting research on letting babies Read more…

Making sense of the NY Times article on the new Peanut Allergy Drug

Making Sense of the NY Times Article on the New Peanut Allergy Drug: What Does it Mean for Your Family? One of last week’s most shared article online in the New York Times was “New Peanut Allergy Drug Shows ‘Lifesaving’ Potential”, and I’m not surprised it is so popular. It talks about a new study that came out about a drug that could prevent severe allergic reactions to peanuts. Today 1 in 13 children in Read more…

What’s up with the new physical activity guidelines for kids?

How much exercise do kids really need? I’m pretty sure we are all aware that physical activity is good for us adults. But actually doing what we should be doing is a different story and we’ll go there another day.  But what about for our kids? This week our government published new physical activity guidelines, and instead of having you read all 118 pages, we wanted to pull out some of the highlights for you.  Bottom Read more…

FARECon2018

What I learned at FARECon 2018 Every year FARE holds an annual conference for adults and a summit for teenagers. This year the event was around the corner from our home in DC so Melissa, co-founder of Foublie, joined the fun! FARE is the largest NGO in the US working on food allergies. They provide education and advocacy, improve access to diagnosis and treatment and expand research on food allergies.   As a new ally Read more…

Why you should feed your baby peanuts (according to science)

By Dr. Maria Rivera   Why You Should Feed Your Baby Peanuts (According to Science) Are you confused about what you should be doing when it comes to introducing food allergens to your kids? I don’t blame you. The evidence and guidelines have changed a lot in the last couple of years and it is hard to keep up. It shouldn’t be that complicated, but it is. So let’s demystify it!   You might be Read more…