Jennifer McGuire, MS, RD

Jennifer McGuire, MS, RD

Jennifer McGuire, MS, RD, has a decade of experience writing and talking about healthful food.

A respected nutrition resource for the media, fellow healthcare professionals, policymakers, and food companies including the National Fisheries Institute, Jennifer is passionate about helping families figure out mealtime.

She lives in Dallas with her husband and three young sons.

Lunches that Pack a Punch

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Lunches that Pack a Punch

As parents, we all pay a hefty price for the sweet routine the start of the school year brings: packing lunch. 

Complaints that top the list for this daily chore are lunches that don't get eaten, time-consuming prep, and balancing healthy choices. 

As the school year approaches, try the following tips to lessen the lunch-packing pressure.

Surprising Summertime BBQ Ideas

Thursday, 08 June 2017
Surprising Summertime BBQ Ideas

Backyard grills beckon as the schoolyear schedule lets up a bit, the weather gets warmer, and the thought of turning on the oven makes you break into a sweat. 

Summertime is made for barbecuing. But, to make as many of your summertime meals on the grill as possible, you have to add variety to the usual hamburgers and hotdogs. 

Many less expected foods for the grill – fruits, vegetables, seafood – are also more healthful than the top-of-mind meats. 

Read on for some surprising ways to expand upon your grilling go-tos this summer.