Texas Agriculture Commissioner 10-25-15Brien Straw and Paul Gallant are joined by Sid Miller, the Texas Agriculture Commissioner, to discuss his idea of Farm Fresh Fridays, an initiative to fight childhood obesity in Texas. They also get into some of the challenges that they face in getting fresher foods to kids in schools.
Ask A Houston Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessHistorically, school lunches are not known as a meal that one would brag about, but these days, a school provided lunch not only meets the nutritional values required but also satisfies the tastebuds. When putting together a lunch for your child, it doesn't need to be stressful and can still meet their nutritional needs and cravings.
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Back to School: Then and NowGoing back to school is the same as it's always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.
Thinking Outside the (Lunch) BoxMaking lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don't eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.
Green Living for the School YearGoing back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.