Other Articles from Yum-o!

The Kids Cook Monday

September 30, 2013

The Kids Cook Monday initiative encourages families to set aside the first night of every week for cooking and eating together as a family. The campaign’s website provides examples of family-friendly recipes and video demonstrations and kitchen tasks divided by age group along with toolkits for families and educators – making it easy for families […]

Lunch Box 101

September 26, 2013

Heads up, kids! With school in full swing, it’s extra important to pack nutritious and delicious lunches that will keep you going all day long. So with that in mind, we’re starting to add lunch box tips and all new recipes from our friend J.M. Hirsch to the Yum-o! website! As food editor for The Associated Press, dad and author of the new book, Beating the Lunch Box Blues, J.M Hirsch knows what it takes to pack a terrific lunch. Check out his first recipe on the Yum-o! website, Pizza Sushi, and don’t miss more lunch box faves from Rach, along with more lunch box basics (coming soon!).

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Feeding America Receives $160,000 Donation from Rachael Ray’s Yum-o! Organization to Support National Produce and Backpack Programs

September 18, 2013

(Chicago, IL) — Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization, today announced that television personality and bestselling author, Rachael Ray, has donated $160,000 to support the National Produce Program and the BackPack Program through her Yum-o! organization, which is a long-standing supporter of Feeding America and hunger-relief.

Family Cook Productions

September 15, 2013

FamilyCook Productions is a notprofit organization founded in 1995 that supports communities with culinary/nutrition education programs in a holistic approach to developing healthy family meals. The organization’s mission is to bring people of all ages together around delicious, affordable and fresh food while positively impacting their health and well-being. FamilyCook Productions offers schools, community-based groups, […]


August 31, 2013

The Veggiecation© Program is a culinary-nutrition education program that introduces children to the delicious and nutritious world of vegetables by incorporating unique and kid-friendly vegetable preparations into fun activities and hands-on experiences. The mission of Veggiecation is to promote and educate communities about the health benefits of vegetables and how to prepare them in simple, […]

Children’s Hunger Alliance

August 15, 2013

More than 25% of Ohio households with children reported there was a time in the last year when they were unable to buy enough food. As a result, about 750,000 children in Ohio may not know where their next meal is coming from. Children in food insecure households face elevated risks that negatively impact them […]

Wellness in the Schools

July 30, 2013

Wellness in the Schools (WITS) inspires healthy eating, environmental awareness and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools. Through meaningful public/private partnerships with school leadership, teachers, chefs, coaches, parents and kids, WITS develops and implements programs that provide healthy foods, healthy environments and opportunities for regular play to help kids learn […]

My Munch Bug

July 15, 2013

Developed by Melanie Potock, a feeding specialist, certified speech language pathologist and national speaker on the topic of picky eating and feeding difficulties, My Munch Bug is the latest resource for new (and not-so-new) parents to learn up-to-date information on feeding techniques that create happy mealtimes for everyone! My Munch Bug keeps it fun! “My […]

Chef Johnny Prep: Clash of the Cooking Crews

June 30, 2013

In southeast Michigan, kids are excited about a new healthy cooking competition, Clash of the Cooking Crews. In the most recent contest, teams from four different middle schools came together to compete and show off the healthy breakfast, lunch and snack recipes they developed during themselves. All recipes were required to meet USDA guidelines and […]

teach. eat. love

June 15, 2013

Since having her daughter, Anne Meyer became passionate about educating her about seasonal ingredients and how to prepare them together. After making one too many runs to the store for “kid food,” she started reading about ways to convince children to try new foods and was inspired to start a blog about her family’s journey […]