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These Spicy Snacks Aren’t Your Kids Goldfish!

Frank’s RedHot is spicing up your Goldfish crackers.

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Here Are the “Dirty Dozen” Fruits & Veggies for 2021

Before you make your next grocery run, read this.

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Feed Their Belly (& Their Minds) with Cerebelly’s Newest Snack

We’re obsessed with their Smart Bars released last Ocotber and veggie-first pouches, and are eagerly awaiting their newest product: smoothie-inspired pouches.

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16 Allergy-Friendly Fruit Bars Kids Will Love

Allergy sufferers can now enjoy their fruit bar snacks alongside their friends thanks to this allergy-friendly guide.

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Slow Cooker Tarragon Chicken Salad

You’ll love this new method for making chicken salad, courtesy of The Dinner Mom.

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Slow Cooker Summer Corn Chowder

Put fresh corn to good use with this delicious chowder from A Zesty Bite.

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How to Turn Your Child into a Bunny

They are cuddly, have soft ears and nibble at their food: your kiddos are halfway to being bunnies already so why not embrace their rabbit side?

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How The 5 Ps of Marketing Make Healthy Kids

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Or: How We’ve Cultivated Kids Who Eat Well (90% Of The Time)   Any article, class or book on Marketing 101 will usually mention some variation of the 4 – or 5, or 7 – Ps: product,…

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4 Tips to Get Your Kids Excited about Vegetables! (No Seriously!)

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1. It’s all about the sauce. Cauliflower says a lot different once it’s got a “cheeselike” sauce, celery-well it’s better with nut butter! At least for kids that may be new to veggies you can make it fun…

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8 Devious (but justified!) Food Tricks All Parents Should Know!

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The following tricks are divided into two categories, both equally indispensable. The first section is to help YOU consume whatever you want, left alone in peace, and sans guilt. The second part is to assist you in…

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Having “The Talk” with a 5 Year Old

“Mommy, what is the sex?” Max asked, picking at the tag on his Batman pajama top.
“Um, well, it’s complicated.  We need to get to school.  Today you get to finish your Leprechaun traps!”
Thank God we’re running late.  Again.…

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Jennifer Tyler Lee, Bay Area mom and author of The 52 New Foods Challenge, shared with us one of her favorite healthy soup recipes.

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Alphabet Vegetable Soup

Make eating a learning moment with this alphabet soup recipe. How many words can your kids spell?

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Quick Veggie Wraps

These quick and healthy wraps use up whatever ingredients you have stocked in your fridge.

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Sloppy Joes in Only Four Steps

Break out the napkins and wipes because these sloppy joes are worth making again and again.

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Slow Cooker Lentil Sausage Soup

A must try this winter? This one step hearty soup that’s high in fiber, gluten-free and a guaranteed crowd pleaser from the food blog, Homemade Food Junkie.

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Just Opened: An Eye-Popping Art Center With Free Coloring Books

The Ed Paschke Art Center offers a quick burst of pop-art eye candy for kids — and there’s plenty to do nearby.

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Greek Lentil Soup (Faki)

Eaters of any age or size will love this richly textured and flavorful Greek lentil soup.

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Pennsylvania Dutch Bacon, Corn & Potato Chowder

Make a yummy chowder packed with rich flavors from all your kids’ favorite foods — potatoes, cream, corn and bacon!

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This slow cooker recipe cuts out the unnecessary butter in buffalo sauce, but keeps all the yummy flavor.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Stew

No recipe is more of a classic than Chicken Pot Pie. Find out how to make it in a slow cooker.

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Mom’s Skillet Goulash

Fall is here and that means it’s time to start busting out the crock pots, dutch ovens, and skillets and start making some hearty meals to ward off the chilly weather. This old standby is sure to warm up the…

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Veggie and Beef Casserole

There’s no better way to showcase all the fresh veggies of the season than throwing them all together with some tasty beef and serve it all up covered in gooey cheese. Scoop a serving of this beef casserole with a…

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Celebrate Pi Day With the City’s Most Unique Pies

What do pi and pie have in common? Well, they’re both round. One is a Greek letter that represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter and has a day to honor it (March 14 a.k.a. 3.14, Pi…

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Vegetarian Meatloaf that Kids Will Love

Sometimes cooking without meat means being extra creative with flavors and textures–especially when you’re cooking a vegetarian recipe for kids. This is certainly true for this inventive recipe for Lentil Loaf, a meatless meatloaf. The ground nuts in this gluten-free…

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Magicians and Nannies With Dinner? Not Your Typical Sunday Night Supper

It’s the same story every Sunday. The day? Glorious! The errands? Done! Eh, mostly. And then crash, bang, boom – dinner. Who’s making it and pray the answer isn’t you. Those days are done my friend. Come Sundays from 4:00pm…

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Roasted Beet Soup

While most of us enjoy a fancy meal out, the reality of booking a sitter, making reservations, dinning with the masses and paying inflated Valentine’s Day menu prices is a task better left to the sans baby couples. What is…

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Baked Mashed Potato Casserole

What kid doesn’t love a steaming pile of mashed potatoes on their dinner plate? Instead of using heavy sour cream or cream cheese, this recipe only calls for milk and butter, so your potatoes will be light and fluffy. These…

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Where to Cash in on Soft-Shell Crab Season

Despite what year-round “spider” crab sushi rolls might tell you, soft shell crabs are a highly seasonal item, available in very limited quantity, especially on the West Coast. Supplies of these freshly molted crabs, a product of Chesapeake Bay shellfish,…

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Red Beans and Rice

Give your next summer dinner a little Cajun flair with this yummy recipe for Red Beans and Rice. You can make big batches of this dish for a BBQ and let everyone spice it up to their liking. It keeps…

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Sushi Stuffed Avocados

Remember when your mom told you to never play with your food? Well, throw that rule out the window, at least for this fun and playful take on sushi that incorporates delicious avocado, rice, and crunchy veggies like carrots and…

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Matzo Ball Soup

This weekend, millions of families around the world are celebrating Passover. The Jews’ emancipation from slavery in Egypt is traditionally commemorated with a Seder, as well as the removal of all leavened bread and other fermented products (most alcohol, high…

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A Kid-Friendly Recipe from Incanto and Boccalone’s Chris Cosentino

As executive chef of the popular Italian restaurant Incanto in San Francisco’s Noe Valley and co-founder of salumeria Boccalone in the historic Ferry Building, Chris Cosentino is famous for his love of “tasty salted pig parts” and offal. So we…

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