An Apple A Day

Allergen Free Options For Halloween

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

Halloween is definitely a fun-filled holiday for the kiddies, but for the health-conscious family, or the parents of a child with food allergies, this season can be a fright.  Hidden allergens can pop up anywhere, even in places you would not suspect.  The good news?  Now there are options that include allergen free and organic Read More

The Salty Traveling Snacks

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

I am certainly one of those people that crave anything salty over sweet foods.  So I am always on the hunt for some snacks that travel well whether it’s for plane trips, busy work days or running from appointments to the kids sports and activities.  Fresh whole foods are always the best options, but there Read More

Sweeten Up With Fruit Baking

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

With yesterday being the first day of autumn, I can’t help get excited for what lies ahead in the next couple months. Rich colors of fall, crock-pot cooking, apple picking and the cool breezes that comes with it.  I may live in South Florida, but I always bring my Northeast memories and traditions into my Read More

Muffin Tin Magic

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

In the LaunchPad Nutrition project I have been working on, I choose a theme each week to focus on.  Since many people know what to eat but just not how much, I decided to do a series on portion control using the muffin tin in a non-traditional manner.   Not only will these recipes spice up Read More

Making a Pink Party (Natural Food Dyes)

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

For my daughter’s 3rd birthday this month, we had a “pretty pink pool party”.  Since her party was going to be so close to the birth of her sister, I planned and shopped for this event 6 months ago.  Her sister was going to be anywhere from 2-3 weeks old so I needed to be Read More

COA Mind & Body Recipes!

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

Recently, I have had many people ask me about recipes that I have posted via social media so I thought I would write a blog update on all the yummy dishes we have here on the COA Mind and Body Blog.  Start the school year off with some healthy dishes your whole family will love! Read More

Go Banana’s for Banana’s!

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

A favorite from infants to elders, this convenient fruit is never out of style!  Ranked 32 of out 48 in terms of pesticide residue (lower numbers = higher pesticides) so this thick-skinned fruit can be a great choice when determining which ones to safely buy non-organic. Packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber, nature prepackaged this Read More

My Favorite Frozen Packaged Foods (baby planning)

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

It’s about that time!  It’s like cramming for final exams all over again.  In this final week before my due date with baby #2, I am checking off my to-do list like a mad woman.  Back in April I wrote a Baby Planning blog post where I planned out what I was going to do Read More

The Launchpad Project

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

For the past 6 months I have been working on the Launchpad Project and I’m so excited that it is finally launching soon! The Launchpad Project is an ambitious effort to combat Obesity by getting to the root cause through daily videos that provide resources, knowledge and support to people who want to take charge Read More

The Juggling Act

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

As I approach my due date with baby #2, I am sitting here reflecting on life in the past, present and future.  They say that you cannot have it all – at least not at the same time. This is especially true for modern moms, who simultaneously play the role of doctor, chef, teacher, disciplinarian, Read More