EP203: Nourishing Our Kids (and How to Become a Lunch Lady) with Hilary Boynton


For the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children in America may have shorter life expectancies than their parents. 

This breaks my heart. 

Fortunately, there is a LOT we can do to change the course of our children’s health for the better, which is exactly what we’re chatting about with mom, author, gut expert and lunch lady, Hilary Boynton. 

Here are some of the awesome topics we cover in this podcast:

  • Why Hilary loves medicinal mushrooms (and which ones to take for better energy)
  • The popular diet trend that caused Hilary’s health to deteriorate
  • How to navigate our junk food-driven environment gracefully 
  • How to get our kids to eat healthful foods long term 
  • Simple steps we can take to cultivate healthy guts 
  • How to get your kids to eat organ meats
  • How to teach your kids about food quality
  • The difference between a “being” and “doing” parent
  • How to become a lunch lady

And so much more! Don’t forget to share this information with anyone you think it may benefit. 

Show Notes:

Visit Hilary’s Website HERE!

Checkout Hilary's Best Selling Cookbook- The Heal Your Gut Cook Book 


Hilary Boynton – The Lunch Lady
Hilary Boynton is the author of The Heal Your Gut Cook Book and the Head of Nutrition Services at The Manzanita School in Topanga, CA. After seeing the power of food as medicine with her own family, she passionately dove into the challenge of solving school lunches. After years of frustration, she decided it was time to roll up her sleeves and become the “Lunch Lady” herself. Returning her children’s school to an ancestral way of eating is eliminating dietary confusion and changing lives on all fronts! From the children and staff eating the lunches to the farmers and purveyors raising, growing and supplying the food, to the dedicated lunch leaders lovingly preparing the lunches, her concept is so infused with love one can’t help but want in. She believes a grassroots effort and bottom-up approach is where it’s at. Hilary is most proud to see this infuse into the children’s homes where this way of eating now becomes the norm, and people are once again valuing time spent around the table with family, locally sourced seasonal foods and great conversation!

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