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Growing Great

You work hard all the time to set a good example, serve nourishing foods, and keep healthy snacks around the house…and yet sometimes it’s what a kid sees all of his friends eating that gets him most excited about trying something new. Our fourth-grader came home the other day declaring that his new favorite snack […]

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Family Comfort Food at Lemonade

When Lemonade opened up near us last year in Manhattan Beach, we were immediately drawn in by the vast array of brightly colored salads and entrees. There’s a salad for just about everyone, and the salad choices change seasonally, so there’s something new and tasty just about every time you go in. But it wasn’t […]

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Snacks are a SNAP

Try to imagine having as little as $16 per month, or roughly $4 per week to feed your child. That’s an estimate of what you would get per child if you needed to supplement your income through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP (formerly known as the food stamp program). Are we talking about just a small […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 1

September is over, but that doesn’t mean we are going to stop hearing about childhood obesity any time soon. First up is the news that the winning apps from the USDA/Let’s Move “Apps for Healthy Kids” competition have been named. Let’s hope these new apps will gain popularity while educating kids about good nutrition. Nutrition Bill Stalls: […]

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