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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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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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Now Open: The Fresh Shave in Long Beach

With SoCal weather beginning to heat up (we loved you rain, but yay sunshine!), it’s time to check out the newest shave ice import all the way from Kauai, The Fresh Shave in Long Beach. Having just opened in February…

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Just Opened: Rise Pizzeria in Burlingame

This brand new pizza spot offers top notch pies with a side of everything a family could want, from a host of alternative ingredient options to a patio with fire pits.

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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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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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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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Party Outside the Lines at MOCA

We’ve got your invite to a party that screams cool & artsy: Shepard Fairey is the DJ, the crafts are creating modern art with actual modern artists and the party itself is a celebration of living, creating, and coloring outside the lines.

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Just Opened: Quin Candy Shop

Local. Check. Sustainable. Check. Small batch. Check. Totally Awesome. Check. High fructose neon brights? Uh, no thanks….Not at Quin, a new candy shop designed for discerning Portland kids and parents.

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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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Just Opened: A Restaurant Where Your Kids Will Actually Eat Their Veggies

Getting kids to eat their veggies: hard. Chowing down a 100% plant-based fast food kids meal? Easy. Throwing the fam in the car on a random Tuesday night to grab a quick meal where everyone’s tastes are satisfied? Piece of…

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Real Moms Review Giddy Dip’ems

Snactivity Review Time!
Have you tried the Giddy Dip’ems yet? The individually packaged snacks include four cookie-type bars and a dipping sauce. Emilie, Nancy and Robin, volunteer Red Tricycle Reader critics tried them out for you and share the words…

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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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