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Real Food Dinner: Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Welcome to sunny Southern California, where I’m hosting the main course of our “real food” progressive dinner and a fantastic GIVEAWAY! (More on that in a moment…) I am so proud to be celebrating Food Revolution Day with some of my favorite bloggers: Brianne of Red, Round, or Green, Bettina of The Lunch Tray, Grace [...]

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Fun Food Friday: Fruit Milk

Big news in the Los Angeles area this week: LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy announced that L.A. schools will eliminate chocolate- and strawberry-flavored milk from their menus. The move came in response to activists led by Food Revolution’s Jamie Oliver, who has hounded the district on school lunch reform for weeks since his arrival in L.A. Several [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: April 14

It seems like we’ve been all over the map with school lunches this week. First the USDA had its deadline for comments for the proposed new rules over the school lunch and school breakfast programs (Did you get your comments in?).  Then USA Today looked at a school that is consistently making healthy lunches for kids, and published an [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 11

We’ll start this week with a “Happy Birthday” shout-out to Michelle Obama’s one-year-old “Let’s Move” campaign for curbing childhood obesity. Obama Foodorama has a great assessment of how the first year has gone, and Marion Nestle has weighed in too. A sampling of what makes Mrs. Obama’s campaign different from those of other First Ladies: [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Jan. 14

Friday Food News Feed: Jan. 14

After a slight lull over the holidays, it’s been a busy week in food news. Topping the list is yesterday’s release of proposed federal guidelines for school lunches by the USDA, the first such change in 15 years. The recommendations (prompted by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signed into law last month) include cutting salt and fat, adding [...]

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When Kids Make the Right Choice

In the childhood-nutrition world, tongues are wagging about a new survey showing that the West Virginia kids that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is cooking for in his new show actually prefer their old standards rather than the healthy new fare he is offering. This result is bringing out all kinds of cynics and gloaters, with [...]

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