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Fresh Carrots and Easy Coconut Carrot Soup

Have you ever picked carrots? If you’re lucky enough to have a garden or a farm nearby where you can take the kids to pick carrots, it’s one of the most fun vegetables to harvest. Part of it is the mystery of what you’re going to pull up… Underneath the leafy green stalks, what kind […]

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triple carrot ginger salad

Not Your Typical Salad

Happy 2014! Did you make a New Year’s resolution about eating more salad? Great! But if you’re thinking of a salad as an obligation, or as a monotonous stream of green lettuce leaves, you’re making it a lot more tedious than it really needs to be. Some of the best, easiest, and tastiest salads feature […]

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The Gift of Fruit (and Veggies)

It’s that time of year for giving, and instead of the same old standbys, why not give the gift of fresh produce? Our friends over at Melissa’s have some wonderful gift baskets that will please even the pickiest eater. When we were scrolling through all of the choices, the Baby Veggie Basket ($71.99) was one […]

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yellow carrot salad

Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad

Whether you’re cooking for Easter, Passover, or just a lively spring meal, chances are you’re going to need a simple side dish. If you’re tired of the usual green lettuce salad, you should definitely give this sunny Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad a try. The tangy lemon juice makes a nice contrast with the slight sweetness […]

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Butternut Squash Soup Shooters

Is it too much to hope for a picky eater to love butternut squash soup? Sure, you can eventually get a kid to try something easy, like chicken noodle soup. But with a pureed soup, the picky eater is always suspicious that there’s something lurking in there. We stumbled upon a solution to this issue […]

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strawberry blackberry cups

A Healthi(er) Birthday Party

The calendar has turned another page, and now it’s time to plan that next birthday party. You ask your kid what he wants to serve, and the response is, “Chips. Candy. Cake.” You close your eyes, rub your temples a little bit, and try to remind yourself that it’s the nutrition you provide during the […]

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