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Magical Jack Frost Cookies

The holiday season is rolling in, which means it’s both holiday cookie time and holiday movie time. So what better way to spend an afternoon than making… holiday movie cookies? Earlier this month we had a chance to catch a screening of Rise of the Guardians, the new Dreamworks family film that features a whole […]

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Corn…Sugar?

Corn sugar – Could that be a nice-sounding new name to replace high fructose corn syrup? As of yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration has decided “No.” The FDA’s letter, as sent to Corn Refiners Association, rejected the proposed moniker with the argument that “sugar” is typically associated with a crystallized substance, while “syrup” (like high […]

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Vacation Food for Kids

Headed out on vacation for spring break? Lucky you! If you’re traveling, you might get a much-needed break from cooking, packing lunches, and washing dishes. But it can also mean that your kids are headed for a weeks’ worth of hamburger-and-fries kids’ meals. How can you keep the food reasonably healthy for your kids while you’re on the road? Depending […]

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Prevent Child Obesity – 5 Tips

Childhood obesity has been in the news this week – even more so than before – in part because of a controversial series of ads run in Georgia. These ads feature overweight kids who talk frankly about being teased and ostracized because of their weight. No matter how you feel about the ads, the pain […]

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Weekend Fun Food: Chocolate

We’ve got chocolate on the brain, as anyone who follows our Twitter feed might have noticed. We just got back from a sneak preview of a new chocolate exhibit opening today at Muzeo in Anaheim and now we can’t stop thinking about chocolate in all of its luscious, creamy cocoa-y deliciousness. Chocolate is an incredible […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 10

We celebrated International Pancake Day this week, followed by Mardi Gras, followed by the beginning of Lent, and many of us have sugar consumption (or lack of it) on our minds. Did you know, for instance, that even though soft drinks are banned in the L.A. schools, kids can still choose a breakfast that contains […]

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