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Inside Dodger Stadium

When people go to a baseball game, they eat hot dogs and maybe some peanuts and Cracker Jacks, right? Well, sometimes it’s not that simple. There are an increasing number of kids and adults with special dietary preferences or food allergies who couldn’t eat any of those things. Plus there are all sorts of ”foodies” who are looking for something a little more [...]

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Food News Wrap: July 8

This week, we are striving for balance. We’re reeling from the new report from the Trust For America’s health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the national obesity crisis. The report shows that obesity increased in every state last year, and that more than 12 million children and adolescents are considered obese. At the same [...]

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Food News Wrap: June 24

School’s out – finally – and it’s time to think about how we are going to be nourishing our kids over the summer. Will it be a fresh, farm-picked fruits-and-veggies kind of summer? Or will it be more about the soda, chips, and fries? We started asking ourselves this question after we saw today’s New York [...]

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Chef for a Day

As part of our ongoing effort to help our picky eater expand his palate, we tried a new experiment this week: Let the six-year-old make the dinner. He happily embraced the idea and came up with a meal plan and a shopping list almost immediately. The shopping trip was moderately successful, with a little prodding [...]

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Six-Year-Old’s Shopping List

In our ever-evolving efforts to get our picky six-year-old to expand his palate, we asked him to be chef for a night. This morning his job was to plan a menu and make a shopping list. Here’s what we have so far. Admittedly, this experiment is not off to a blazing start. We’ll come back [...]

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Fun Food Saturday: Muffin Surprise

We love a good surprise – as do our kids – and we all love muffins, so what could be more fun than a surprise in the middle of a muffin? We started thinking about this recently when it became apparent that our picky eater would rarely get excited about anything other than pizza, hot [...]

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