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Tag: Janeane Bernstein

Play with Your Food!

 

This is a guest post by Janeane Bernstein. Know of a blogger, farmer or passionate storyteller who may be interested? Contact us or provide details in your comment.

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Growing up, I remember more than one occasion being told not to play with my food. Of course, I think I was moving things around my plate to avoid eating them and then squishing them to diddle away the time at the table. Now that I am a Mom of two young girls, things are different in my household. I am all for playing with our food, because the end result is, we all have a laugh and the food really does get eaten.

My kids are much more into veggies than I ever was. My youngest daughter, 9, makes some of the most creative and adorable little cucumber, carrot, spinach creatures and cars I have ever seen. And then she gobbles them up. Letting her play and get her creative juices flowing allows her some time to have some fun at the dinner table and then devour her creations afterwards. I am usually heard saying, “That car/wagon/cow or whatever that thing is looks delicious!”
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From Junk to Funk: One Mom’s Tale

This is a guest post by Janeane Bernstein. Be Food Smart showcases voices from all fronts of the food movement. Know of a blogger, farmer or passionate storyteller who may be interested? Contact us or provide details in your comment.

Hasta la vista fast food, bye-bye TV dinners – I’m out of my funk!

Bacon double cheeseburgers, French fries, ring dings, Twinkies, pepperoni pizza, sodas galore, TV dinners – you name it, I ate it. Those were just a few of my favorite things growing up and the list goes on. Of course, now I know why I was packing on a few extra lbs, was so sluggish and even depressed at times. I was eating cookies for breakfast and a whole assortment of high sugar treats on the way to school. As the day continued my high fat, high sugar roller coaster continued.
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Radio show host, Janeane Bernstein, interviewed Co-Founder of Be Food Smart, Dina Clapinski, on the Momz Rock the House radio show last week. The 49 minute interview aired on OC Talk Radio in Orange County and 90.1FM KBPK in Fullerton. Special thanks for Janeane for inviting us!

Listen to the Be Food Smart Interview here

About The Momz Rock the House Radio Show

The Momz Rock the House Show features well-known women artists and undiscovered talent in music, comedy and the arts. Plus industry experts providing inspiration and insight into issues relevant to women today.  Featured artists and guests have included Kathy Valentine of the Go Gos, Judy Davids of The Mydols, plus-size model and spokeswoman Emme, Comedian Funny Frances, Tish Ciravolo of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Philly singer/songwriter Deb Chamberlin, Chef Ann author of  ‘Lunch Lessons’, New York Times Best Selling Author Tosca Reno, Jeana Keough of the Real Housewives of Orange County, plus music by Housewives on Prozac, Stacy Robin, Debra Davis, Ren Stewart, Adrina Thorpe, and so many more incredibly talented female artists.

The Momz Rock the House Show is all about inspiring listeners. Janeane sums up the show as follows:
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