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Kid-Made Fig Bars

One of our kids has become obsessed with fig bars, and he’s been carrying one to school every day for snack. After several weeks of bringing in pre-packaged, store-bought fig bars – and after seeing fresh figs at the farmers’ market – he decided that we should make our own. So we looked up a […]

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Snackadium for the Super Bowl

What is a snackadium? A snack stadium, of course! It’s when you figure out some way to create a stadium replica out of cardboard and fill it with all of your favorite game day snacks. We just made ours for the Super Bowl, so we thought we’d share. In this case, we started with two […]

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Brazilian Cheese Puffs #GoAutentico

We’re one of those families that has a lot of trouble getting out the door in the morning for school. No one wants to skip breakfast, but sometimes breakfast has to be an on-the-go affair. That’s why one of our kids’ favorite grab-and-go meals or snacks is these Brazilian Cheese Puffs (known as Pao de […]

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Rock the Lunchbox 2014

If you gave your kids free reign to design their perfect lunch, what would it look like? That’s a question the Rock The Lunchbox folks asked us earlier this summer and, intrigued, we put the question to our 7-year-old. We weren’t quite sure what to expect – Would he come up with a cheeseburger and […]

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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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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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