FoodieTots — “Raising Foodies on Real Food” — is a resource for families trying to get fresh, healthy meals on the table in today’s busy world. With an emphasis on food from the farmers market, the CSA or the garden, FoodieTots shares recipes and resources to make eating healthy simple and fun for the whole family. FoodieTots also features recipes for getting kids into the kitchen, as kids who cook are more likely to eat a varied diet and maintain a lifelong interest in eating well.
About the Author:
Colleen Levine is a foodie, farmers market junkie and mama of two who was inspired by the birth of her son in 2006 to learn more about cooking eco-friendly, kid-friendly meals at home. She is constantly on the quest for local, organic and sustainable food options and chronicles the successes and challenges here. The FoodieTot family spends many weekends at their local farmers market and enjoys visiting the many wonderful family farms in the Chesapeake Bay region. She can also be found writing about artisanal cheese at Cheese and Champagne.
Recognition/Publications: FoodieTots was named to the Babble Top 50 Mommy Food Bloggers in 2010; cited on Gourmet.com’s “Food Online: A to Z, Food Trends“; a finalist in the 2008 Food Blog Awards for Best Family/Kids Food Blog; named a “Site we Love” by Cookie magazine; and was featured as an “Editor’s Choice” blog at Best Green Blogs.
Colleen’s recipes have been featured in the Washington Post Express and on websites such as Saveur.com, the Meatless Monday campaign, Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food: Dinner Tonight, Cookthink and Cookie’s One Little Bite. She has created content for brands including The Mushroom Channel, The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Plum Organics.
Readers: If you have a question about local (Washington, DC, Metro area) producers or markets, or about a recipe posted here, please feel free to contact me at email@example.com. If you like what you read, please consider subscribing to the RSS feed, following me on Twitter, and/or liking us on Facebook. Thank you!
Press/PR: I am available for freelance writing and happily accept PR pitches for natural food products, kitchen tools or local events. We host a limited number of giveaways, often in conjunction with reviews. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how we can work together. You can also connect with me on LinkedIn.
Causes: We strive to support access to healthy and local foods for all, and support the following causes with our time and contributions:
- Share our Strength
- Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
- American Farmland Trust
- Farm Aid Family Farm Disaster Fund
- Slow Food USA
Recipes/Photos: Recipes are created by experimentation and results are not guaranteed. Unless otherwise credited, all recipes, text and photos are copyright of Colleen Levine/FoodieTots.com and may be shared for personal use only. For photo permissions, please email me at email@example.com.
Review Policy/Disclosure: FoodieTots occasionally posts reviews of products, cookbooks or restaurants. When products or meals are provided for free, that fact will be disclosed in the corresponding post in compliance with FCC regulations. All items are reviewed for relevance to FoodieTots and our readers before being accepted for review, and a positive review is never guaranteed. If we don’t feel an item lives up to our standards, we won’t mention it. The thoughts and opinions expressed in our posts are solely our own.
Comment Policy: We encourage readers to leave comments but reserve the right to delete any that are off-topic or inappropriate for any reason.
All text and photos are (c) Colleen Levine, 2007-2012.
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