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The Dole Get Up and Grow! Tour

Should your family be eating more fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet? We think so – and so do our friends at Dole! That’s why we’re proud to share the news that Dole has just launched its Get Up and Grow! North American tour to promote fresh fruit and produce and healthy living. The […]

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Healthy Turkey Quinoa Chili

We just recently heard the term “reducetarianism” for the first time, and we like it. It’s about reducing the amount of meat and meat products you eat for environmental reasons, and we find it particularly compelling. Realistically, in our house, we’re not about to give up meat entirely, but we’re attracted to the idea of […]

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5 (Doable) New Year’s Family Food Resolutions

You know those New Year’s eating resolutions that you start out making – like eliminating all added sugar – that turn out to be really, really hard to keep? Sure, resolutions are aspirational, but they’re also arbitrary. If you set the bar too high, they can lead to discouragement and – worst case scenario – […]

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Rock the Lunchbox 2014

If you gave your kids free reign to design their perfect lunch, what would it look like? That’s a question the Rock The Lunchbox folks asked us earlier this summer and, intrigued, we put the question to our 7-year-old. We weren’t quite sure what to expect – Would he come up with a cheeseburger and […]

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Cherry Picking for Kids

Of all of the many, many fruits that we love in the summertime, it’s hard to find one that’s universally more satisfying that a cherry. It’s a one-bite wonder: self-contained, juicy, sweet, easy to pack, and a treat to eat. That’s probably the reason why the California Cherry Board calls May 20 through June 30 […]

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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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