Kids Can Be Foodies Too! Check Out Netflix’s Family-Friendly Show “Somebody Feed Phil”


It can be difficult to find a family-friendly show that’s a good fit for both younger and older kids. We love the new Netflix series Somebody Feed Phil, which follows the travel and food adventures of Phil Rosenthal, a television writer who brings enthusiasm and wonder with him whoever he goes. He was recently interviewed by 7-year-old fan Evan Wittenberg, who asks the hard-hitting questions we want answers to, such as “What’s the grossest food you ate this season?”:

We hope you enjoy the show too!

Summer Treat

It’s finally summer and time to break out the hot weather treats! Want something healthier than ice-cream or sugar filled popsicles?

Try this for your kids. From toddlers to teens, they will love it:

Take any aging bananas, peel and put in plastic bags in your freezer for future use.

When a cool treat is necessary, put 1 frozen banana, a half cup milk (cow’s milk, soy milk, almond milk) and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in your blender (this amount per serving) and blend until smooth. Voila! It tastes and feels like a milkshake made with ice-cream– but it isn’t!

For interesting color and flavor variations, add blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, peeled peach slices or really ANY summer fruit.


Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters

Dr. Corinne Masur

Just now I heard Katie Workman talking on the radio about picky eaters. What a great subject! Some of her advice and mine:

1. Eat with your children. As soon as they start eating solid food, pull the high chair up to the table and let your children eats meals with you. Let them see you eating and enjoying all sorts of food. When they are toddlers, give them little bits when they ask. Make sure they see you eat and enjoy a variety of vegetables, fruits, salads, etc. Continue reading