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Macadamia Nut Farm

There’s probably no other food on the mainland that says “Hawaii” more than the macadamia nut… and there’s probably no other nut that’s more kid-friendly and versatile. We recently had a chance to visit a macadamia nut farm in Hawaii, and now our kids are “nuts” for these buttery, slightly-sweet, bite-sized treats. On the way […]

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Hunger Is

If you’re a kid suffering from hunger, you can’t get much done. You’re probably lacking energy, maybe feeling a little woozy, and having a hard time thinking about anything else besides food. Just ask Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis, who suffered from hunger as a child while growing up in “abject poverty” in Rhode […]

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PotatoPalooza!

February is Potato Lover’s Month, and really, what better time of year to express your love for this amazing tuber? Did you know that…potatoes have more potassium per serving than any other fruit or vegetable, even bananas? That potatoes have no fat or cholesterol? That each year the average American eats 130 pounds of potatoes? […]

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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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