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3 Simple, Doctor-Approved Rules for Healthy Grocery Shopping Runs

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Recently a patient asked me for some very basic advice about food shopping.  A recent widower with no experience cooking for himself, his diet centered around eating one meal a day at a local diner, with cereal or…

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Gummy LEGO Bricks Might Not Actually Work, But They Sure Do Look Cool

These DIY LEGO gummies are almost too much fun to eat. Almost.

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The Holy Grail of Whipped Cream Exists, But It Is a Beast to Find

Like the once-mythical narwhal, these tasty treats have actually been spotted in the wild!

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Should Women Drink Soda While Pregnant? A New Study Weighs In

Harvard researchers may have found a connection between drinking high-fructose corn syrup-filled beverages during pregnancy and having a child with asthma.

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Healthy Kids’ Meals Made Ridiculously Easy

Too busy? Not very good at it? Three meal delivery services for kids are here to help you get out of cooking. Score!

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Target Makes an Important Vow About Their Kids’ Snacks

Here’s just one more reason to love your favorite big-box store.

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Why I’m Totally Letting Them Eat the Sugary Stuff (and It’s OK!)

“Can you buy ice sticks?” My son asked as I prepared my list for my Costco run.

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Fla-vor-ice, that big blue box filled with those tasty frozen sticks of water, high fructose corn syrup, fruit…

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Back-to-School Must-Haves That Keep Kids Recharged

The following is shared from one of our favorite moms, Amanda Carlisle of AFewShortcuts.com.
When back to school time rolls around the teachers always send out a long list of things that you need to buy. The typical list includes…

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Parent’s Summer Bucket List (vs. Kid’s edition)

This post is shared from one of our favorite moms, Heather Reese, from Its A Lovely Life. You can read it on her blog here. 

You all know I love a good list. I make to-do lists, holiday lists (so…

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Life is Short: Eat iDessert First

Here’s your inside scoop to iDessert, the hip and fun family-friendly dessert spot that’s all about creating the treat you want to eat.

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Just Opened: Mahalo Bowl in Mountain View

Acai addicts rejoice: The superfood super fans behind the popular Mahalo Bowl truck have opened a storefront in downtown Mountain View, where the Acai flows all day long.

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Caramel Pear Mice

Turn this cooking activity into a learning moment as you show your kids how to measure ingredients and read a thermometer.

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12 Great Recipes to Make This Summer

Did you know that Washington state produces some of the highest-quality dairy products? Take advantage of your local dairy products by making one of these udderly great recipes.

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Just Opened: 4 New Eastside Food Stops to Try

Get the scoop on four new hot spots that just opened on the east side of the river.

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3 New Snacks to Munch On This Spring

Curb the munchies with three new kid-friendly snacks that have just hit the shelves.

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Mix, Slurp and Burp at Galco’s Soda Pop Stop

With hard-to-find historical treats and the new “mix your own flavor station”, you’ll find plenty of reasons to indulge in a Pop Stop at Galco’s.

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4 New Healthy Snacks for Happy Tummies

Muncha, muncha, muncha. From gluten-free pretzels to dessert mixes, these treats will keep your little chowhound happy.

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A New Popcorn Shop You’ll Go Crazy For

A dad-owned snack haven has opened in Lakeview. We show you what’s popping.

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Our New Candy Crush: A Real Treat Candy Boutique

This sweet spot, free of corn syrup and artificial offenders and safe for kids with allergies of all kinds, has popped up just in time for the holidays.

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Homemade Candy Corn

Sure you can go buy a bag of candy corn at the store, but what’s the fun in that? Get your family into the Halloween spirit by making your very own candy corn.

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Just Opened: Treat House on the Upper West Side

It’s one thing to dream of opening a shop that sells mostly Rice Krispie Treats. It’s quite another to do it and do it well. One step into Treat House, which opened earlier this month, and you’ll never want to…

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DIY Frozen Banana Split

Banana splits are a classic summer staple. If you’re feeling in the mood, check out this beloved dessert from cook, writer, photographer and mom, Shaina Olmanson. These delicious sweet treats, served in glass jars, make for a crafty DIY dessert…

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YumEarth Organic Fruit Snacks

When we hear the phrase “gummy fruit snacks”, most of us cringe at the thought of our little munchers noshing on sugary, juice-filled treats that incite a sucrose-fueled episode. Well fear no more because the brilliant minds at YumEarth Organics…

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Aisle Watch: Rockin’ola Whole Grain Snacks

Healthy snack foods are hitting the supermarket shelves faster than we can keep track of them, and while many may leave kids turning up their noses, there’s one new snack that your kids will gobble down faster than you can…

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Sweet and Sour Ribs

Whenever we think of making ribs, we love the idea, but the long prep and cooking process is anything but appealing. Luckily, we came across this simple sweet and sour rib recipe courtesy of The Nourishing Gourmet. The cooking process…

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Halloween Crafts for Kids: Spooky Skeleton Cookies

These gingerbread cookies might sound like something you would make for a winter holiday, but the use of royal icing turns these gingerbread boys, girls, and animals into skeletons Halloween fun! This special holiday recipe comes to us from Every…

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Granola Bars That Pass the Kid Taste Test

If your kids are getting into granola bars, you’ll be glad to know that there are tons more choices than the Nature Valley standbys we grew up on. And thankfully, many of the new ones don’t have any trans fats,…

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