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Gai Lan Egg Cups for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is just around the corner (January 31) – what are you going to eat? Most people associate the color red with Chinese New Year, but some of the best foods you can eat to celebrate are actually green. Case in point: the green vegetables from Melissa’s Produce that are now found in [...]

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Lazy Mom’s School Lunch Guide

Back to school…school lunch…zzzzz. Wait – where was I? Sorry, my bad. Even though this is supposedly a blog about nutritious kids’ food, the thought of making school lunches always puts me to sleep. (If I’m going to be in the kitchen, I’d much rather be carving watermelons or making a Tim Burton pie.) Even [...]

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Pineapple Coconut French Toast

Our kids are big milk drinkers, and they’ve recently discovered that they love almond milk (especially the flavored kind) just as much as cow’s milk because it’s so rich and creamy. What are the benefits of almond milk? Of course it’s lactose free, soy free, and gluten free. It’s also – surprisingly – a great [...]

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Eggs and (Sweet Potato) Bacon

Someone once described bacon as “the candy of meats,” which is the easiest way to explain why kids love bacon. It’s crispy, salty, and it smells oh-so-delicious in the morning. But even if you buy the uncured bacon, how good is for you, really? As foods go, it’s awfully fatty – and it’s easy to [...]

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“Brave” New Food

Could a movie actually inspire a kid to try a new food? Well, sure. Isn’t that what happened to a generation of kids after Popeye first ate spinach? The new Disney/Pixar movie Brave (opening June 22), which is set in the Scottish Highlands, will introduce young moviegoers to a whole range of traditional Scottish foods. [...]

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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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