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High-Protein Spaghetti with Chick Peas and Roasted Cauliflower

High-Protein Spaghetti with Chick Peas and Roasted Cauliflower

This earthy, nutty recipe will satisfy a crowd.

Serves 4-6


Smoky "Chowda" with Fire-Roasted Corn

You've got to try this delicious and hearty corn and fish chowder!

Serves 4

Pilaf with Spinach and Garlic

Pilaf with Spinach and Garlic

This tasty side goes with a variety of meals.

Serves 6

Well Kiddos

Well Kiddos

Led by Manuela Hipkins, the San Francisco Bay Area, California-based Well Kiddos organization advocates providing children with healthy food choices when dining in or out. A mother of three young children and a pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist, Hipkins developed a deep respect for the connection between nutritional habits of the children she treated and the effectiveness of their therapy. She was inspired to launch Well Kiddos with the goal of providing children the opportunity to develop lifelong healthy eating habits. The organization's vision is to change kids' menus at restaurants locally and nationally, "one restaurant and one family at a time."

The Well Kiddos program is designed to help both restaurants and parents:

  • Restaurants – Well Kiddos helps restaurants evaluate their current menus and advises them on ingredient choices to make the items healthier for children. The organization provides promotion for the healthy menus through its blog, website and PR.
  • Parents – Well Kiddos helps parents make better choices for their children by evaluating and promoting healthy restaurant menus, providing a community forum for news and discussion and providing other services such as in-home cooking classes and pantry makeovers.
  • Schools – Well Kiddos provides educational classes to enhance schools' curricula via hands-on cooking demos, interactive lectures and menu reviews for school lunches.

Visit the Well Kiddos website to learn how is improving kids' menu choices one restaurant and one family at a time!