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Everything is Awesome in New 4D LEGO Movie

We mostly talk about healthy eating here at Jolly Tomato, but there’s another component of a healthy lifestyle that’s also important, and that’s healthy family fun. And if you’re looking for a good, wholesome treat for the entire family, you can look no further than LEGOLAND California, where the new 4D LEGO movie (opening February […]

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Lazy Mom’s School Lunch Guide

Back to school…school lunch…zzzzz. Wait – where was I? Sorry, my bad. Even though this is supposedly a blog about nutritious kids’ food, the thought of making school lunches always puts me to sleep. (If I’m going to be in the kitchen, I’d much rather be carving watermelons or making a Tim Burton pie.) Even […]

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Product of the Week: Noosa Yogurt

Every now and then we come across a great new food or product that we have started incorporating into our routines, and this week, our current favorite is the Australian-by-way-of-Colorado Noosa Yoghurt (or yogurt as us non-Aussies call it.) This creamy yogurt is inspired by Greek-style yogurt, handcrafted in Colorado with an Aussie flair.  The […]

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Angel Baby (Angelcot Dutch Baby Pancake)

“Mom, we’re on summer vacation now,” moaned our 9-year-old. “Can’t we just go down to the store and pick up some Pop-Tarts for breakfast?” Sheesh. How badly have these kids suffered during an entire school year of ‘healthy’ breakfasts? We countered with this:”Let’s try a different kind of pop-up breakfast, one that we can make ourselves […]

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A Day on A California Strawberry Farm

Standing in a field surrounded by sweet, juicy, fresh-picked strawberries…Is there any better way to spend a day? Recently we had a chance to learn a little more about strawberries by touring a strawberry farm with the California Strawberry Commission, the sponsors of this post. Strawberries are a great way for you and your family […]

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Valentines’ Day WITHOUT Food Coloring

As we wrote back in October (Halloween WITHOUT food coloring), it’s possible to have a fun and festive celebration for your favorite holiday without using all sorts of fake food colors.  After all, artificial food colorings and food dyes aren’t all that great for your kids, and in some cases food dyes have even been associated with […]

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