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.

Basket of peanut cookies

Understanding Your Child’s Nut Allergies

Peanuts and tree nuts may be small, but they can sure cause big problems for people who are allergic to them! While some of the…
Chicken and broccoli stir fry and banana coconut pancakes

6 Dairy-Free Recipes Your Family Will Love

Dairy foods are an important part of nutrition for kids since they’re a great source of calcium, vitamin D, protein and other vitamins and minerals,…
Herb and garlic roasted pork tenderloin and loaded sweet potato nachos

Is Gluten-Free Right for Your Family?

Gluten is a hot nutrition topic these days, and there’s a lot of conflicting advice and opinions about it. So, what is gluten exactly? It’s…
Little girl holds a sieve as her mother pours flour through it

3 Food Science Experiments for Summer

One of the things I love most about cooking is the opportunity it provides for learning—for both myself and my children. There are so many…
A picky young girl looks away from her bowl of fruit

4 Tips to Feed Your Toddler the Right Amount

Toddlerhood is one of the most fun child development stages, as parents watch their children become more mobile, talkative and assertive with their desires. Of…

How to Plan the Perfect Family Picnic

As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer, families should spend as much time outdoors as possible. What better way to enjoy the…
Zucchini bean and cheese burritos served with salsa and chips

5 Healthy Recipes for Quick & Easy Dinners

March is National Nutrition Month® and this year’s “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” theme challenges us to celebrate and enjoy food with others. While…
Little boy decorates his valentine treats

8 Healthy Valentine Treats to Make with Kids

Valentine’s Day has become a holiday filled with lots of candy and treats. Try to take the focus away from all of the candy this…
Little boy making holiday treats with his mother

8 Delicious and Easy Holiday Gifts You Can Make with Your Child

Around the holidays, I always look forward to making gifts for friends and family. Every year I pick out quick and easy recipes to assemble…
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