Jeanne Fratello

Jeanne Fratello, author and founder of the Jolly Tomato, brings extensive writing and reporting experience to the world of kids' nutrition. Each week she fills the blog with lively stories about nutrition news, healthy food products, and fun recipes to cook with kids. The Jolly Tomato: It's what kids eat.

Don't Be a Killjoy: Healthy Birthday Party Treats That Taste Good Too

The calendar has turned another page, and now it's time to plan that next birthday party. You ask your kid what he wants to serve, and the response is: "chips, candy, cake." You close your eyes, rub your temples a little bit, and try to remind yourself that it's the nutrition you provide during the majority of the year that counts. Image: Courtesy of Jolly Tomato ...more
Planning the menu for your kid’s birthday party is always a brain teaser for the mom. Your ideas ...more