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A Healthier Birthday Party

It’s time to plan that next birthday party. Do you really want more chips, candy, and cake? This year, promise yourself you’re going to strive for a healthier birthday party. So…what’s on the menu? Our top five tips include: 1) Lots of crunch Fresh fruits, veggies, popcorn, whole-grain crackers, favorite cereals, and even nuts (but […]

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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this momentĀ I seeĀ nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]

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Grilled Veggie Platter

Go Grill Crazy with a Grilled Veggie Platter

Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and a grilled veggie platter is your favorite summer dish. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables […]

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Kid Chef for a Day

As part of our ongoing effort to help our picky eater expand his palate, we tried something new. We made him a kid chef and put him in charge of dinner. He happily embraced the idea and came up with a meal plan and a shopping list almost immediately. The shopping trip was moderately successful, […]

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