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lentil brownie

Lentil Brownies

You’ve gotta love brownies. You can put just about anything into them and as long as you have enough chocolate and sweetener in them, they’ll still make a gooey and satisfying dessert. Case in point: The kale brownies we made a few months ago, and now these lentil brownies. We wouldn’t have necessarily thought of […]

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chocolate banana bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Summer is here, which means that fresh fruit is abundant, and our bananas often get neglected. While we’re slurping down fresh peaches, cherries, blueberries, and watermelon, our bananas are getting softer and browner in the background. But never fear! We’ve got a tasty way to use up bananas and get your kiddos to eat a […]

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Baby Artichokes

True confession: Artichokes scare me  a little bit. I didn’t grow up eating them (or cooking them, for that matter), and they’re so big…and beautiful…and intimidating.  Of course I love looking at them in the farmers’ market. And if someone else wants to prepare them, I’m happy to eat them – I think they’re delicious. […]

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Prevent Child Obesity – 5 Tips

Childhood obesity has been in the news this week – even more so than before – in part because of a controversial series of ads run in Georgia. These ads feature overweight kids who talk frankly about being teased and ostracized because of their weight. No matter how you feel about the ads, the pain […]

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Parent “Traps” at the Supermarket

You’re rolling your cart through the aisles, thinking you’re doing alright by your kids. Organic? Check. Whole grains? Check. All natural? Check. But what’s really in that cart? Have you been hoodwinked by marketing gimmicks into thinking that you’re getting better foods than you really are? Check out our checklist of the top parent “traps” […]

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Got Millet?

A nutrition discussion in a parenting class the other day led several moms to ask this question: What the heck is millet? And is it really something that we should be eating? True, millet is most commonly known in this country as one of the staple ingredients of birdseed (it’s those round, pale yellow balls). […]

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