Veggie Nugget Recipe from Weelicious

Sep
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Every day there is either a battle when I want to introduce a new food to my older daughter, excitement over eating her favorite food (pasta) or boredom (by me) from making essentially the same thing from week-to-week. Recipe books, blogs and making recipes up as I go has helped … Continue reading

Fiesta Quinoa Salad Recipe

Aug
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Grains have come a long way, and to add some dimension and unique flavor to our standard dinner I have been testing out quinoa recipes. Quick to cook, these rich grains retain an amazing amount of flavor that I typically accentuate with some dill, salt and pepper. The family loves … Continue reading

Almond Power Ball Recipe

Aug
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With back-to-school season only a few weeks away, we have been thinking about lunch. Since six percent of school lunch programs do not meet the requirements established by the USDA School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children we like to focus on healthy eating by packing nutritious lunches for our kids. Packing … Continue reading

Corn on the Cob Recipes

Jun
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I’m pretty sure my family could sustain exclusively on watermelon and corn on the cob during the summer months. Of course, we eat a lot of other things too, but suffice to say, we go through a lot of melons and ears! Even my four year old, the pickiest eater … Continue reading

3 Ways to Help Kids Drink Less Sugar

May
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3 Ways to Help Kids Drink Less Sugar

By now, this should be old news: sodas, fruit drinks, and other sugary beverages add empty calories to our kids’ diets and can increase their risk for a number of health problems, from cavities and type 2 diabetes to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease which only recently has been found in children. Still, a recent … Continue reading