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This Is What You Should Be Feeding Your Child

Jon Vaughn | Posted 12.16.2014 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

Whether you're a Lunchable type of parent, or you're sending them with five course meals, I hope you're packing a little extra. This is the real stuff that satisfies hunger.

Whole Wheat-ifying School Lunch: Could It Work?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A donut made with whole-wheat flour is just slightly healthier that the refined wheat one, but that doesn't make it into a healthy food, and the whole wheat-ification might confuse us into forgetting it's a food to consume rarely.

Kate Sheppard

House Of Representatives Gives D.C. The Big Foam Finger

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, the House of Representatives was back in session for the first time since its August recess. Its Longworth cafeteria offered ...

The Ladies Who (Serve) Lunch

Anthony Romeo | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Anthony Romeo

In a world where we're taught that "good fences make good neighbors," we've clung to the irrational rationale that the highest fence must, then, be the best. We tend to lose sight of minutia.

What School Lunches Look Like Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.11.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Whatever your memories of high school, your lunches may stick out like a sore thumb.

No Tray, No Salad

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Students load their trays in all-you-can-eat cafeterias with heaps of food, leading to waste and perhaps also to overeating. But what does tray disappearance do to food choices?

The Rising Threat of Childhood Obesity

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

As the mother of a high school student, I know how hard it can be to get teenagers to reach for wholesome snacks instead of junk food. Yet I also believe that judicious government interventions can tweak our environment in ways that make it easier to eat healthier food and get out and move.

What Happens at the Lunch Table Stays at the Lunch Table? NOT

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 05.26.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

There is nothing quite like the feeling of being made to feel invisible.

The Vetri Foundation for Children: A Vision for Healthy Eating and Healthy Living

Charles Howard | Posted 02.11.2012 | Impact
Charles Howard

Chef Marc Vetri's vision of having every school cafeteria serving family style lunches may be some years away, but at least he has a vision. That vision is slowly coming to fruition, one family meal and one school at a time.

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

How To Deal With Food Allergies In The Cafeteria

Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

Karen McEwan's school cafeteria has an "allergy table" with a "peanut free" sign on it. The Portland, Ore., kindergarten teacher reports that schoo...

Dining Hall DIY: Microwave Cheese Fondue

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.06.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

This microwave fondue recipe could not be easier. And really, it's very delicious!

"The Table of Brotherhood... In the Cafeteria"

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

There is no clearer example of the influence of mistrust on our day-to-day interactions than inside a cafeteria, whether at school or at work, elementary through executive education -- even at the Ivies.

How To: Teach Your Roommate to Cook

Small Kitchen College | Posted 10.24.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

In my four undergraduate years of college, I have had eleven different and wonderful roommates, I have frequented three dining hall cafeterias, and I have cooked in two different small college kitchens.

The Top 10 Tasty Healthy Dining Hall Lunches

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.11.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

It's easy to justify gluttony when you are faced with a smorgasbord of calorie-laden options. Fortunately, colleges are making strides to introduce healthier, more sustainable options in their cafeterias.

Make Some Dining Hall Magic

College Candy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
College Candy

How do you turn that cafeteria fare into something delicious? I've got some ideas that would make even the Barefoot Contessa proud.

High-Grade Goods: Take Back-to-School Shopping Back to the Earth

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

These pens and mechanical pencils from Paper Mate look and feel like regular plastic but are made of biodegradable sugar-plant parts. Their packaging is plastic-free and 100 percent recyclable.

Lehigh University Cafeteria Worker Trapped In Dumbwaiter For Hours

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A cafeteria worker at an eastern Pennsylvania university has been accidentally pulled into a narrow shaft connecting floors and...

Club Damani, Harambee School: Cafeteria Of Philadelphia Charter School Doubles As Nightclub

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home

PHILADELPHIA -- Who knew a school cafeteria could be so much fun? A space where hundreds of Philadelphia charter school students have been eating the...

America's Lowest-Paying Jobs (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As you may have heard, the U.S. economy is predominantly a "service economy." Which means, for better or worse, a large percentage of Americans have b...

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

Health Care Savings May Start In Employee Diets

nytimes.com | Melanie Warner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A company called Full Yield is undertaking its own version of health care reform by using a low-tech premise: Eat healthier food and you'll become hea...

Rodent Infestation Closes Pennsylvania Capitol Cafeteria

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Why is the cafeteria at the Pennsylvania Capitol infested with mice? Probably because health inspectors didn't visit it for fo...