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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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Fun Food Saturday: Veggie Chips

Planning on chip-and-dip for the Superbowl? What if there were a way to make it healthier – and appealing to kids as well? With that thought, we started experimenting with a variety of different veggie chips this week. Not kale chips, mind you – those are so 2010. We were thinking even further outside the […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 4

Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 4

It’s time to ring in the Year of the Rabbit, and there’s no better way to start than with these 13 Chinese American treats to make with your kids (via Babble Food). Homemade egg rolls, anyone? We also love this marbled tea egg project from One Hungry Mama (with recipe from Steamy Kitchen), complete with resources for […]

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The Kids’ Drawer

Getting tired of hearing the words, “Mom, I’m hungry; will you make me a snack?” Yeah, us too. Oh sure, there’s nothing wrong with making your kid a snack, but day in and day out it gets old. Not to mention that if you’re solely in charge of the food, the control is all in […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 8

All sorts of interesting news bites crossed our desk this week. Let’s jump right in: Kids’ Energy Sources: A new report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that the top sources of energy for kids ages 2 to 18 were grain desserts, pizza, and soda. Researchers expressed concern about the “flow of empty calories” into […]

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Time for Lunch?

Ever since school started two weeks ago, our first-grader has come home with at least 75 percent of his lunch still completely intact and untouched. (We’re wondering – where does he get all of his energy if he’s not eating? But that’s a side issue for the moment.) When we try to get to the […]

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