Sugar season is upon us. Halloween candy makes its appearance around Labor Day and we are bombarded with sugary treats from now through New Year’s Day. While treats are okay in moderation, most of us eat far too much added sugar every day and it’s a key factor in obesity and chronic disease. What many […]
Thanks for tuning in today! Families lead hectic lives, but dinnertime is still important family time. It can also help kids form the habit of eating simple, good food, which will benefit them their entire lives. Chef Marshall, with the help of his little friends, showed Jason a couple of very easy, affordable meals that […]
How do we get kids to eat more nourishing foods? It all comes down to the parents. The eating habits they model have a huge influence on their children. For starters, regardless of what we hear in popular media, parents should believe it’s possible for their child to eat nutritious food— as the saying goes, […]
"Minnetonka students taking healthy eating and running with it," Chef Marshall O'Brien joins the running club at Scenic Heights Elementary School and talks about healthy eating and active lifestyle.
Become a "mindful" eater. Next time you have a meal — breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack, take at least 20 minutes to eat it. Be in the moment and actually notice what you're eating. This way, you will allow sufficient time for your brain to register you just at food. Chances are you'll notice sooner […]