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Fun Food Saturday: Bagels

Today we are kneading dough, letting it rise, boiling it, and then finally baking it to make our own bagels at home. Yes, we KNOW you can run down to the bagel store on the corner and get hot, fresh bagels for less than $1 apiece. But that’s not the point. The point is, we [...]

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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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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 4

Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 4

It’s time to ring in the Year of the Rabbit, and there’s no better way to start than with these 13 Chinese American treats to make with your kids (via Babble Food). Homemade egg rolls, anyone? We also love this marbled tea egg project from One Hungry Mama (with recipe from Steamy Kitchen), complete with resources for [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Oct. 29

In case you’ve been trapped under an enormous pumpkin for a few weeks, you probably know that there’s a little holiday coming up called Halloween. And kids eat a lot of not-so-good foods on Halloween. And kids’ nutrition writers are working overtime to come up with all sorts of ways to make the holidays healthier, [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 15

Just in case you were thinking that this week’s kids’ nutrition news was all about Happy Meals that still haven’t rotted six months later, think again. It is National School Lunch week, after all. Plus, there are plenty of other good stories you should know about: Chefs at Schools: Chefs arrived at 67 Chicago public [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 8

All sorts of interesting news bites crossed our desk this week. Let’s jump right in: Kids’ Energy Sources: A new report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that the top sources of energy for kids ages 2 to 18 were grain desserts, pizza, and soda. Researchers expressed concern about the “flow of empty calories” into [...]

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