Tag - food

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Take Back Your Health over Labor Day weekend!
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Celiac Disease Awareness Month: One Mom’s Story
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Choolaah Indian BBQ opens in Northern Virginia
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Real Food for Kids: Expo and Healthy School Advocacy Training
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Plants that grow and regrow, whatever the weather!
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Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge & Wellness Expo returns March 11
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Natural Products Expo East 2016 Big Giveaway!
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Loudoun Farmers Featured on Trading Cards
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Students compete and learn at Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo
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Real Food for Kids to Host Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo March 12

Take Back Your Health over Labor Day weekend!

I’ve learned a tremendous amount from every Take Back Your Health Conference held here in the DC area since the event’s inception in 2011. It’s been so rewarding to watch the conference grow, It’s especially exciting that its founder, health coach Robin Shirley, is expecting her first child later in the fall! If you haven’t made it to TBYH before, be sure to catch it this year!

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Celiac Disease Awareness Month: One Mom’s Story

Figuring out my reactivity to gluten was one of the key developments in my pre-conception health journey. May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and I’m glad there is increasing awareness about the havoc gluten can wreak on some people’s bodies.

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Choolaah Indian BBQ opens in Northern Virginia

Indian food is making its way onto the fast-casual scene with Choolaah Indian BBQ, a new eatery that brings authentic flavors and fresh ingredients to diners in Northern Virginia. With a commitment to healthy food that accommodates the needs of every visitor, Choolaah is well worth a family visit.
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Real Food for Kids: Expo and Healthy School Advocacy Training

Real Food for Kids recently held its annual Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo with hundreds of students attending from more than a dozen schools and is holding a Healthy School Advocacy Training on April 5 in Falls Church. Read More

Plants that grow and regrow, whatever the weather!

Even though we’ve had a mild winter, the low temperatures this past weekend reminded us that it’s not time to get busy in our gardens just yet. However, there are lots of ways you can grow and regrow vegetables and herbs indoors at any time of the year. All you need is sunshine and water and a starter plant – something you might have thought was just trash or fodder for the compost! Read More

Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge & Wellness Expo returns March 11

Real Food for Kids is holding its 2017 Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo on Saturday, March 11 at Lake Braddock Secondary School. Participants will get to sample food from competing teams, enjoy a healthy lunch, hear a keynote by Fairfax County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services Director Rodney Ford and participate in two workshop sessions. Read on to learn more and find out how to win one of four free tickets! Read More

Natural Products Expo East 2016 Big Giveaway!

The Natural Products Expo holds two events annually, one on each coast, for those in the industry of healthy food, body care and supplements to showcase their wares and connect with buyers, investors and influencers. Lucky for us, Expo East 2015 and 2016 have been in Baltimore, so I’ve been able to connect with brands I already love and to learn about many more I’m excited to tell you about! Read More

Loudoun Farmers Featured on Trading Cards

Loudoun County has created trading cards featuring local farmers! When I saw  friends sharing images of these cards – like baseball cards, but of local farmers! – I had to find out the story behind how they came to be.

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Students compete and learn at Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo

Students from around Fairfax County rose early on Saturday morning to prepare their culinary masterpieces for judges and for the public to taste at the Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo. After the competition was completed, these middle and high school students and other attendees got to participate in two workshop sessions before prizes and awards were handed out. My children are only in elementary school, but our whole family had a lot of fun and learned a great deal about food and about cooking at the event. Read More

Real Food for Kids to Host Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo March 12

The non-profit organization Real Food For Kids is hosting a Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo on Saturday, March 12 at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees at this free event can learn about food writing, promotion and photography, family meal planning, school gardening and school food. The Expo is an outreach program designed to educate students and their families on making healthier lifestyle choices, and ensuring access to real whole foods for all school children. Read More

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