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Fun Food Saturday: Crazy PB & J

We did a little calculation earlier this week and it’s embarrassing to say, but we estimate we’ve made about 800 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches so far as parents. Oh, and our kids are only 3 and 6 years old (yes, someone in the mix is a picky eater). We’ve tried a few variations like raisin bread (oooh […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: August 27

Seems like the chocolate milk debate was all over the news this week, or at least it was in our little corner of the world. Of course we’re biased, but we’d like to point out that Jolly Tomato had a pretty good wrap-up on the issue. Oh, and remember the egg recall? That’s still going […]

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The Great Chocolate Milk Debate

Chocolate milk – thumbs up or thumbs down? We’re hearing so much on both sides of the issue we’re starting to think chocolate milk is the high fructose corn syrup of 2010. Call it a tempest in a sippy-cup: On one side are the people who say that kids aren’t going to choose milk otherwise, […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Fruit Soup

We love a good bowl of soup as much as the next person, but we sure don’t feel like cooking anything for hours over the stove in the summertime. When the heat starts to get us down, that means it’s time to turn to a nice, refreshing bowl of fruit soup. Many kids like fruit […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: August 20

Another Friday and lots more food news to report. One of the biggest stories we’ve seen this week (especially for our fellow Californians) is the egg recall, which appears to be growing. (380 million eggs are under recall at this point.) This LA Times story has a good summary of which eggs to look out […]

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A Day on the “Coupon Diet”

Recently some researchers released a study of what you happen if you only ate the food that was advertised on TV. (Answer: You’d be in a sorry state.) It also got us thinking a lot about coupons, which are marketed heavily toward people shopping for families with kids. In fact, we’re constantly hearing about how […]

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