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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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Product of the Week: Noosa Yogurt

Every now and then we come across a great new food or product that we have started incorporating into our routines, and this week, our current favorite is the Australian-by-way-of-Colorado Noosa Yoghurt (or yogurt as us non-Aussies call it.) This creamy yogurt is inspired by Greek-style yogurt, handcrafted in Colorado with an Aussie flair.  The [...]

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Angel Baby (Angelcot Dutch Baby Pancake)

“Mom, we’re on summer vacation now,” moaned our 9-year-old. “Can’t we just go down to the store and pick up some Pop-Tarts for breakfast?” Sheesh. How badly have these kids suffered during an entire school year of ‘healthy’ breakfasts? We countered with this:”Let’s try a different kind of pop-up breakfast, one that we can make ourselves [...]

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A Day on A California Strawberry Farm

Standing in a field surrounded by sweet, juicy, fresh-picked strawberries…Is there any better way to spend a day? Recently we had a chance to learn a little more about strawberries by touring a strawberry farm with the California Strawberry Commission, the sponsors of this post. Strawberries are a great way for you and your family [...]

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Valentines’ Day WITHOUT Food Coloring

As we wrote back in October (Halloween WITHOUT food coloring), it’s possible to have a fun and festive celebration for your favorite holiday without using all sorts of fake food colors.  After all, artificial food colorings and food dyes aren’t all that great for your kids, and in some cases food dyes have even been associated with [...]

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Taking A Stand on Fresh Fruit

It’s hard for us to even wrap our minds around this, but this week we learned that PepsiCo Tropicana has begun testing this new portable kids’ snack called Tropicana Tropolis™ – “a smooth blend of real squeezable fruit, packed with nutrition, designed for kids.” *Sigh* Where to begin? Grist takes a first stab at this [...]

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