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oatmeal pistachio cookie

Pistachio-Oatmeal Anytime Cookies

“Mom, can I have a cookie?” – How many times have we heard that question? Sometimes we want to just say, “Sure, fine, have as many as you want.” And with these pistachio-oatmeal cookies, we’re OK with saying “yes.” The timing is perfect, because just this week we happen to be celebrating National Pistachio Day […]

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Crispy Honey-Almond Cereal Bars

Cereal bars sound like such a nice idea – a quick way to grab a healthy breakfast on the way out the door. But have you seen some of what’s being sold as cereal bars in stores? There’s quite a bit of non-food masquerading as actual breakfast food these days. The good news is, it’s […]

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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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