Recent Blog Posts

How I Lost The Baby Weight Twice

When I was pregnant with my first child, I gained more than 40 pounds—something I attribute to eating whatever and whenever I wanted. A bagel and cream cheese was my go-to breakfast and chocolate was an everyday indulgence.I mistakenly thought—as many women do—that I...

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How to cope with pregnancy constipation

When your hormones are all over the place, you’re exhausted and you’re already dealing with morning sickness, constipation—along with the gas, bloating and that uncomfortable heavy feeling—is one more pregnancy symptom you’d rather not have to deal with. Constipation...

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Should You Force Kids To Eat?

When I was a child, the expectation when my family sat down to dinner was that I should eat everything on my plate. Whether that was really the expectation or what I perceived, it was the message I got. Growing up in an Italian-American family, eating is what we did....

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How I Got My Kids To Eat Everything

When I tell people that my kids devour salads, love lentils, and ask for anchovies, they’re shocked. During the holidays, at family parties and get-togethers with friends, when other parents are worrying what their kids will eat—and if they’ll eat—my husband and I...

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4 Reasons Your Kid Is Always Hungry

My daughters love to eat and almost alway ask for seconds or something extra, like a piece of fruit after dinner. Since obesity, high cholesterol, type-2 diabetes and heart disease all run on both sides of the family, and because I’m also an emotional eater, I often...

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7 Budget-Friendly Healthy Foods

Disclaimer: Please note that some of the links in this blog post are affiliate links from Amazon Associates. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I recommend these products either because I use them or because companies that make them are...

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7 Best Healthy Foods To Buy In Bulk

Cooking healthy meals for your family doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. In our home, we keep things really simple. Each week, we buy the same staple foods and make many of the same meals. Between working full-time, writing this blog, my...

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5 Kitchen Gadgets I Can’t Live Without

Before I got married and had kids, food and nutrition weren’t nearly as much of a focus in my life as they are now. As a single woman living alone, I relied on quick and easy meals like scrambled eggs or pasta and broccoli. If I cooked, it would have been...

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Hi! I’m Julie Revelant. Health journalist, mom of 2, and foodie.

Through blogs and videos, I’m excited to share with you expert insight and easy, real-life strategies that I’ve used to raise kids who crave healthy foods.