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Puppy Chow for #StreamTeam Movie Night

January is a great month for movie watching: On any given night, it’s either snowy or cold and rainy outside, or someone is sick, or you just need a pick-me-up because you’re feeling the winter “blahs.” This month our Netflix Stream Team is watching movies with four-legged stars, and we’ve got a favorite movie in […]

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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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Vacation Food for Kids

Headed out on vacation for spring break? Lucky you! If you’re traveling, you might get a much-needed break from cooking, packing lunches, and washing dishes. But it can also mean that your kids are headed for a weeks’ worth of hamburger-and-fries kids’ meals. How can you keep the food reasonably healthy for your kids while you’re on the road? Depending […]

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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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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 11

We’ll start this week with a “Happy Birthday” shout-out to Michelle Obama’s one-year-old “Let’s Move” campaign for curbing childhood obesity. Obama Foodorama has a great assessment of how the first year has gone, and Marion Nestle has weighed in too. A sampling of what makes Mrs. Obama’s campaign different from those of other First Ladies: […]

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Hey – Where Are Those Nutrition Standards?

Did your kids watch a lot of TV during the holiday vacation? You might want to check in on what kind of ads they have been seeing, especially if they start wandering back to you with glazed eyes, asking for sugary cereals. Food marketing and advertising to kids is a $2 billion industry – and the […]

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