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butter nut squash muffins

Butternut Squash Muffins with Mulling Spices

Sorry, kids – if Mom’s got a New Year’s resolution to eat better, you’re going to have to eat better too. But the good news is, you won’t have to suffer taste-wise. These butternut squash muffins with mulling spices have a nice cake-y texture, they’re moist but not too sweet, and they smell amazing when they’re […]

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Eggs and (Sweet Potato) Bacon

Someone once described bacon as “the candy of meats,” which is the easiest way to explain why kids love bacon. It’s crispy, salty, and it smells oh-so-delicious in the morning. But even if you buy the uncured bacon, how good is for you, really? As foods go, it’s awfully fatty – and it’s easy to […]

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Breakfast Cookies

True story: A friend of ours who grew up on a farm used to eat oatmeal cookies for breakfast. On the face of it, it sounds decadent. But if you really think about it, it’s not so bad – and in fact it’s better than most of today’s breakfast offerings. Whole oats, eggs, raisins, brown […]

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Fun Food: Crazy Breakfast

During the school year, breakfast is a utilitarian affair – eat it and get out the door. But in the waning days of summertime, we want to savor those last few days when breakfast isn’t quite so rushed. In honor of summer kid breakfasts, we decided to go a little crazy. We were inspired by […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Is it time for lunch yet? This week we’re thinking about school lunches, eating the right lunch, eating too much junk for lunch, and people who don’t have enough to eat at all. Fresh Fruit: To start, the USDA has announced $158 million in funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program, which brings fresh […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 18

Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 18

President Obama’s proposed budget was at the top of the news this week, and those who follow childhood nutrition were pleased to learn that all programs will retain their current level of funding, with $7.9 billion for discretionary nutrition program support (as per Obama Foodorama). However, as The Slow Cook pointed out in Grist this week, school […]

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