Podcast Episode 013: The Meal Makeover Moms – Interview with Janice Newell Bissex and Liz Weiss

Jul 8, 2015

Today’s topic is about family nutrition, picky eaters, lightened up recipes and just plain old good food.


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Janice & Liz recording their Cooking with the Moms Podcast

Today my guests are Janice Newell Bissex and Liz Weiss – registered dietitians and The Meal Makeover Moms. As two of the nation’s top experts on family nutrition, they’re on a mission to help busy families eat better.

Janice and Liz are the authors of No Whine with Dinner: 150 Healthy, Kid-Tested Recipes from The Meal Makeover Moms  and The Moms’ Guide to Meal Makeovers, Improving the Way Your Family Eats, One Meal at a Time. The books highlight their simple food philosophy that kids-–even picky ones—will eat nutritious food without complaint as long as it looks and tastes great. For the recipes, The Moms give family-favorite recipes a healthy makeover by “weaving in” fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy oils and more. Their recipes are easy to make, appeal to kids, and make mealtime less stressful for parents who want their families to eat more than the chicken nuggets and mac & cheese that often end up on the table.

Here are the resources we discussed on today’s show:

  1. Black bean brownie recipe
  2.  Free download “recipe reviewer chart”
  3. Fave makeovers:
  4. Melissa’s Pinterest boards:
  5. Janice and Liz’s fave podcasts:

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