Category Archives: Nom Nom

Oh baby! When is it ok to start feeding your infant solid foods?

Baby being spoon fed

Guest post by Amy Baker Joyce, MS, RD, LD, CNSC. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Times change (and so do health recommendations), but questions from new parents about what and when and how to feed their infants are timeless. Although new science has resulted in several recent updates on infant feeding guidelines, there’s […]

Try this tasty and simple-to-make healthy recipe for spinach feta frittata

Spinach frittata

I grew up eating canned spinach. Little cans of slimy, soggy spinach, which I confess I loved! I wasn’t introduced to fresh spinach until I was well into my 20s. I didn’t like it at all. It was chewy and firm and apparently, not well rinsed because I kept biting into little pieces of grit. Fortunately, […]

Lentils. Low in calories, high in nutrition. And wicked easy to cook, never mind eat!

Lentils

John Turrell, the Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Portland Branch of the YMCA of Southern Maine, wants us to feel healthier and be a little adventurous, so he’s encouraging us to try (or retry) nine new healthy foods. His first recommendation was sardines. Last week it was hot chile peppers. This week he’s calming things down a […]