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Moms Making a Difference

Moms are awesome. After all, who is more passionate about the health and wellness of kids than moms? Today we’re taking a little break from usual Jolly Tomato business to celebrate those moms who go above and beyond every day. Red Tricycle and Blue Shield of California have teamed up on a program called We […]

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Vacation Food for Kids

Headed out on vacation for spring break? Lucky you! If you’re traveling, you might get a much-needed break from cooking, packing lunches, and washing dishes. But it can also mean that your kids are headed for a weeks’ worth of hamburger-and-fries kids’ meals. How can you keep the food reasonably healthy for your kids while you’re on the road? Depending […]

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Greens Galore

Why do kids (supposedly) dislike green foods so much? Is it their way of rebelling against something that’s “good for you”? Is it a taste or a texture thing? Or is it just something they’ve been culturally programmed to dislike, even before they’ve had a chance to try it? Many kids are raised to eat […]

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Prevent Child Obesity – 5 Tips

Childhood obesity has been in the news this week – even more so than before – in part because of a controversial series of ads run in Georgia. These ads feature overweight kids who talk frankly about being teased and ostracized because of their weight. No matter how you feel about the ads, the pain […]

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Books for Picky Eaters

Have a picky eater in your house (or on your gift list)? Nagging or coercing probably won’t work to expand their palate – but a fun book about food just might. Here’s a list of some of our favorite books geared toward (and about) picky eaters: Green Eggs and Ham: The definitive book on what […]

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Great Gifts for Kid Chefs

Back by popular demand: It’s our list of some of the best gifts we’ve found for the young chefs in your life. You can give your junior kitchen helpers some new tricks and tools – or just some inspiration to get started. 1) Colorful spatulas: Your littlest ones can stir, they can mix, they can even just wave […]

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