Cheryl Tallman

Dig in! Gardening with kids

March 31, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that more than 60 percent of our children do not eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables they […]

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Summertime grilled vegetables

June 1, 2015

Vegetables are delicious, a great source of vitamins and nutrients, and low in fat and salt. Half your plate should be filled with vegetables and […]

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Tips for safely storing, thawing, and warming breast milk

April 23, 2015

While circumstances may vary from mom to mom, breastfeeding can be the ultimate bonding experience between you and your baby. You will cherish it forever! […]

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Serving sizes for toddlers

March 5, 2015

Parents often wonder how much food their toddlers should eat. Recent media coverage suggests over the past 20 years, restaurants and food companies have been […]

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Guidelines for a healthy plate and tips for plating your food like a pro

August 13, 2014

Professional chefs work hard to create meals that not only taste excellent, but look just as great as they taste. No one can deny that […]

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Using the 2014 Sochi Olympics to learn about Russian food

February 17, 2014

Old World Russian meals traditionally consisted of three dishes: a soup, a hearty protein with a grain or potato, and a drink. And of course, bread […]

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Change unhealthy eating habits one step at a time

January 10, 2014

We have the power to influence young children to make healthy food choices. Children develop their behaviors and habits from observing ours. If you’re like […]

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Holidays: When food and tradition make memories

December 11, 2013

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without thoughts of great dishes being served to friends and family. Family food traditions draw us to the season […]

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