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Get Growing! Your Guide to Gardening with Kids in NYC

Too soon? Not according to our experts! Here’s the dirt on soil, starting seeds, supplies & more!

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Local Chefs Share Amazing Recipes Your Family Can Make Together

Cooking or baking together and sharing meals as a family can be a treasured part of time spent together at home. Here are some delicious recipes to add to your repertoire!

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Miceli’s: Spaghetti with a Side of Showtunes

Sometimes you need a little entertainment with your dinner—and we don’t mean your 2 year-old dumping macaroni on their head when they turn their bowl into a hat.  We have the perfect spot for food that will get devoured, singing…

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Whole Food’s New Cookbook Is a Home Chef’s Dream Come True

It’s been 16 years since the last Whole Foods cookbook—and home chefs are ready for the big update.

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Your Favorite Holiday Recipes Don’t Have to Be Unhealthy

As we head toward the diet-wrecking days of Thanksgiving and Christmas, many people have already resigned themselves to the fact that any efforts towards healthy eating will officially be shoved aside until January. It’s the same old vicious cycle: We…

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Study Shows Parents Are Stressing Over Lunches. Here’s Why

Find lunch packing a stressful task? A recent study found you’re not alone.

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Hot Mama: Why Being Pregnant in the Summer Is Awesome

Your swollen feet and overheated body may beg to differ, but here are 9 reasons why we swear being pregnant during the summer is awesome.

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Thought You’d Tried It All? Check out These 10 Foods Thought to Induce Labor

From spicy to sweet, these 10 foods are rumored to help get the contractions started.

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Weeknight Meal: Vegetable Shakshuka

This delicious classic dish made with poached eggs gets a healthy upgrade with the addition of veggies.

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What to Cook This Week: 5 Easy Weeknight Recipes

Here are five days worth of meals your kids will go wild for.

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Celeb Chef & Mom Melissa d’Arabian Dishes on Her Fave Local Eats

Melissa (who lives in Coronado) is dishing on everything from where to bite into the best donut to where to buy the freshest fish. She also shares two of her family’s favorite recipes!

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13 Dessert Recipes Hacks To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables

Photo: Izy Hossack via The Kitchn
 
It’s not always easy getting your kids to eat enough vegetables, but fortunately with a little creativity you can disguise them in a delicious dessert. Just remember, even though these recipes all contain…

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Why Meal Planning is Not on my List of Goals for the Year

Photo: Lis Ferla
It’s January 2017, time to make the list of promises I know I’m not going to keep.
I’d love to say this year I’m going to maintain a budget, but I never do. I am aware that…

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Balsamic Roasted Vegetable Pasta

This Italian inspired recipe is incredibly healthy. Go ahead and have two servings!

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Today Is National French Fry Day

 

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Today Is National French Fry Day

You never know until you fry.

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Cut the fat today and bake up a batch of eggplant “fries” that will please even the pickiest eaters.

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Wow the kids and yourself…

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Veg Out! 8 Veggie Pizzas to Try Now

The next time you’re craving veggie pizza, pay one of the following joints a visit.

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Just Opened: A New Café Steps From Prospect Park

Elk café’s got a fireplace, an outdoor space waiting for spring, and tasty bites from sandwiches to sweets.

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Just Opened: Seed+Salt

This new, casual SF eatery serves up delectable dishes made with only the best ingredients, and completely forgoes any dairy, gluten or cane sugar.

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Chicken Penne With Grilled Zucchini

Make dinnertime a family affair with this recipe that gets the kids involved in all the fun.

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5 Restaurant Dishes Rumored to Put You in Labor

Say WHAT? From a pizza in California to an eggplant parmesan in Georgia, here are five menu items that people say may accelerate those contractions.

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Baked Eggplant Fries

Your kids go to town whenever a plate of french fries is within reach. Change up their snacking habits with a healthy alternative: baked eggplant fries.

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New Reasons to Eat at Safeco Field

With the start of Mariners’ baseball underway, thousands of dedicated Seattleites will make the trek to Safeco field to enjoy the new players, grand slams, stolen bases, and now, delicious eats. The Safe now boasts eats from its two new…

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Mini Eggplant Pizzas

While we totally understand our little ones’ almost constant craving for pizza, it’s not exactly the healthiest dinner option for our families. Luckily, Kath Eats Real Food (we love her blog name) has provided the perfect solution: eggplant pizzas! These…

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4 Spicy Seasonal Sausages That Won’t Weigh You Down

Visions of sausage might bring muscly macho men and meat-hangovers to mind, but there are lots of light, summery links showing up on the menus of sausage-makers around town. All of these suggestions are made on the premises with a…

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One Slice or Two? Where to Grab a Pie in the City

Few among us can argue the merits of a pizza meal, especially in our town where pizza is primo. We know your kids probably crave it 24/7 and that’s cool with us, especially if you seek out one of these…

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A Bay Area Museum Where Modern Culture Meets Ancient History

If you’ve exhausted your time at the staple Bay Area museums such as the Bay Area Discovery Museum, the Academy of Sciences, and the de Young, then it’s time for a visit to the Contemporary Jewish Museum, a truly modern…

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Date Night: 50 Vegetarian (Or Vegan) Things to Eat Before You Die

Even if you’re not a vegetarian (or vegan) that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a delicious veggie-laden meal once in awhile. For this week’s edition of Date Night, 7X7 brings us the best of the best when it comes…

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Tricolor Pasta Salad

Tricolor pasta? If you have yet to unleash this culinary treat on your kiddos, then you’re in luck, because kids go absolutely crazy for it! As if pasta couldn’t get any better, this dish takes the multi-colored pasta and makes…

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Seattle’s Eltana Wood-Fired Bagel Cafe

A bagel is one of those perfect foods for kids that moms count on, especially on the go. We don’t have a bagel culture in Seattle like they do in New York, but Eltana Wood-Fired Bagel Café may change that.…

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