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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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Homemade Ketchup

I say ketchup/You say catsup…Ready to call the whole thing off? You can end the debate with a special homemade ketchup that’s sure to charm even the pickiest eater. Ketchup is a favorite condiment for many kids; for some it might even be its own food group. But one of the concerns about many store-bought […]

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Valentine's Day Appetizer - Bruschetta Hearts

Valentine’s Day Appetizer – Bruschetta Hearts

It’s nearly that time of year again, when almost all food is colored red and/or shaped like hearts. And of course that means it’s a great time to make a Valentine’s Day appetizer. If you’re looking for something super-easy, fast, and love-able, you’re going to want these Bruschetta Hearts. The most basic bruschetta involves toasted […]

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Roasted Pepper Salsa

Roasted Pepper Salsa – An Epic Salsa Recipe

If you’re going to pick a peck of peppers, you should do something really great with them. Specifically, you should try this Epic Roasted Pepper Salsa. It’s spicy and tasty, and it makes the perfect match for your chips and guacamole. This salsa began with a trip to a pick-your-own farm, where we had an […]

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Kid Chef

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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