Articles Written By: Ann Dunaway Teh

This author has written 66 articles

Ann Dunaway Teh is a registered and licensed dietitian. She is the founder and president of Dunaway Dietetics Inc., a nutrition consulting business, and has more than 15 years of experience managing and consulting with school programs, athletes, individuals, restaurants and hospitals. Ann is the mother of two precocious children who keep her on her toes and inspire her to create kid-friendly recipes on My Menu Pal, a healthy meal planning resource designed to help families eat better together.

baby girl eating solid food on high chair

How to Transition from Baby Food to Solids

Introducing “real” food to your baby can be an exciting – but also nerve-wracking – time for parents. How do you know if your child…
A young picky eater refuses to eat her vegetables

Why Won’t My Child Eat?

It seems to happen almost overnight – your adventurous toddler starts snubbing at food they previously enjoyed.
Preschool girls with food allergies trick-or-treat

How to Handle Food Allergies During Trick-or-Treating

Between all the costumes, festivities, and of course, candy, trick-or-treating is a favorite activity for many families. For parents of children with food allergies, however, it may not be a “treat.” In fact, it can be downright scary.
A father serves a family-friendly summer dinner recipe to a young child.

6 Easy Summer Dinner Recipes

As the weather heats up and the days get longer, our family tends to avoid spending time in a hot kitchen in lieu of more…
Young girl eyeing her vegetables

Toddler Won’t Eat Veggies? Here’s 8 Tips & Tricks

We all know that toddlers are some of the most vocal picky eaters on the planet. In the blink of an eye, a favorite food…
Young child holding pea pods

12 Easy Foods to Grow at Home

Growing your own food at home is a cost-effective and fun way to make sure your family is eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. It’s…
Young girl eating healthy vegetables at the dinner table

Healthy, Store-Bought Snacks for Kids

Many of us would love to be able to make all of our food from scratch, but unfortunately, that just isn’t a reality most of…
A young boy holds up a drawing of a hand-shaped turkey with happy thanksgiving written around it

5 Ways to Involve Children in Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather together around the table, share a meal and reflect on the blessings in their lives. Children are…
Lentil and white bean chilli in a crockpot

7 Must-Try Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

As the weather begins to cool off, many of us crave heartier dishes and more comforting foods. It’s a great time of year to dust…
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