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A Whole Lotta Healthy Food at Whole Foods

Do you have a Whole Foods market near you? And if so, how often do you make the trip with your kids? Recently we had an opportunity to do a behind-the-scenes tour at our local Whole Foods, and even though we’ve shopped there many times we were impressed with the new things we discovered. First […]

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Warm Baby Kale-Leek Salad in Crispy Cups

Are your kids salad-eaters? Or do they turn up their noses at all things leafy and green? This is a question we’ve struggled with for a while because we have one kid in each camp (one greens, one no greens). The fact is, there are so many ways to enjoy leafy greens besides the traditional […]

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Most Awesome Mushroom Polenta Bacon Bites

How does your family eat mushrooms? If you’re looking for more ways to get your kids interested in this versatile, tasty fungi, now’s your chance. March is National Nutrition Month, and the theme is, “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day.” As part of National Nutrition Month, the Mushroom Council is promoting mushrooms as a way […]

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Green Food The Natural Way

Each year when St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, we get inundated with images of food in unnatural shades of green. This always makes us scratch our heads because some of the most beautiful green foods we’ve ever seen come straight from the earth, no food dyes required. True, there aren’t that many naturally green desserts, […]

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50 Best Plants on the Planet

We know we’re supposed to eat lots of fruits and veggies. We know that some pack more of a nutritional punch than others. But which ones are the best – and how do we cook them? Happily, there’s a new book that answers all of those questions and more: 50 Best Plants on the Planet […]

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Leafy Greens: A Salad Bar Story

So you’d like your family to have a healthy dinner, but you just got home from work, your fridge is empty and you don’t have money or energy for a sit-down restaurant where the kids are just going to wind up eating burgers and fries. What you really need is a quick, healthy stop that […]

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