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The Best Frozen Meals at Trader Joe’s

Dinner is officially done with these quick options!

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Top-Rated Vegan Bloggers

Fan-favorite vegan bloggers are dishing about their favorite and their fan-favorite recipes.

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Starbucks’ New Winter Menu Is Totally Nuts

They also added a new sous vide egg bite flavor.

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Grubhub Reveals the Top Dining Trends of the Year

Here’s some inspiration for your next family dinner.

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What Green Bean Casserole Can Teach Kids about Tradition

This quirky story about green bean casserole will get your kids thinking about traditions of their own.

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Just Opened: Sea-Tac Airport’s First Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurant

If you and your crew of veggie lovers are fans of Cafe Flora, get ready to say hello to Floret — the restaurant’s latest spinoff now open inside Sea-Tac Airport.

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Dig In! A Parent’s Guide to Portland Dining Month

From cupcake-in-a-jar to artisan pizza, Portland Dining Month has plenty of perfect choices for your little foodie.

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This Hairstyle Is Making a Comeback and It’s Better Than Ever!

Check out the new trend that may just throw your beauty routine into a spin.

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Whole Foods is Celebrating World Vegan Day With Vegan Holiday Meals

Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant are launching a partnership to celebrate World Vegan Day.

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Rah, Rah, Ramen! 5 Amazing San Diego Ramen Joints

Chef Andrew Zimmern said the best place to get ramen in America is right here in San Diego. Find out where…

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7 Reasons to Visit Mt. Hood This Fall

Head up the slopes of Mt. Hood for some fabulous fall fun. Find out what to do plus where to stay when you get there.

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Once Upon a Playground: Local Parks Built for Imaginative Play

If you have a little one that is enchanted by all things winged and magical, head to one of these fairy-dotted forests for an afternoon of whimsy and wonder. 

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Gnome Sweet Gnome: 15 Activities to Access Your Inner Gnome

Today is Gnome Day. You have permission to unleash your inner beard-o.

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The Restorative Effects of Risotto on Tweens and Parents

Photo: Bethany Stephens
“We had a situation last night…” she said.  
I know this mom, and when I look into her eyes, I feel good about what I see there. Her tween daughter and mine are not the same,…

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Swing, Slide & Zip at Lake Sammamish State Park’s New Playground

This 10,000 square-foot, all-access playground is where kids of all ages can interact with nature-inspired displays, try their skills on the challenge course and learn about Issaquah’s rich mining history.

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6 Forest Friendly Snacks for Your Woodland Creatures

Today Is Woodland Creatures Day so when your wild things are feeling peckish, these little snacks and treats should be just right.

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Gnome Spotting Best Movies for Gnome Lovers

There’s something so irresistible about the gnome, belly protruding and pointy hat sticking up from garden beds, that brings a smile to everyone’s face. This folkloric creature can be found on the big screen. Read on for some new films…

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Soups On! PDX’s Hottest Soup Carts for Comfort Food on the Go

From classic tomato to ramen to chowder, Portland’s soup carts offer quick, filling meals for the whole family.

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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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Take a Bite Out Of These Amazing Animal Creations

It already feels like a zoo when it comes to mealtimes—why not throw in a little amazing critter-themed food art? We bet your animals will be begging to take a bite!

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‘Za Best: 15 Pizza Recipes for Family Meals

No more ordering out and definitely no more freezer quickies: It’s time to bring pizza back to its glory days by cooking your own — and getting your kids in on the action.

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What Your Kid’s Favorite Pizza Topping Says About Them

Pepperoni fan? Sausage hound? Strictly cheese only? Our unscientific study will tell you what kind of kids like what kind of ‘za.

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Crock Pot Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

With its cheesy goodness that’s heavy on the spinach, this crock pot recipe will provide your kids with a good amount of protein, and you with a reliable go-to dinner recipe.

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Cheers! 5 Kid-Friendly Happy Hours

We’ve collected a selection of Metro-friendly restaurants that offer the best of both worlds—places where you can enjoy a drink and keep the kids entertained. Now, that’s something to toast to.

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Slow Cooker Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

When push comes to shove come December 26, many of us just want to take a load off and breathe a sigh of relief that we’ve finally made it through another holiday season. While you’re giving yourself a pat on…

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No Guilt Turkey Tacos

Instead of ground beef, these tacos call for turkey, so they’re a lot less “guilty” while still tasting delicious. So go ahead and serve yourself a second, we promise the whole fam will be gobbling them down in a flash.

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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Spinach

Just the mention of the word spinach will make many little noses turn up in disgust.  This is a big dilemma facing many parents: how do I get my kids to eat more veggies? This recipe for Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms…

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Date Night: Brew Your Own Kombucha

If you’ve decided that staying healthy is one of your new year’s resolutions, then it’s time you added some kombucha to your daily diet. This effervescent tea drink is delicious and good for you–what more do you want? It’s widely…

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The Scoop on Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, the NEWEST Game From Nintendo

On January 22, 2016 Nintendo’s timeless characters are making a comeback in a big way with the brand new game Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam.

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Quick & Easy Dinnertime Meal

The folks at Cucina Fresca shared with us a recipe for an easy-to-prepare family meal. By combining  their pre-packaged fresh pasta and sauce, you can skip the time-consuming process of preparing lasagna from scratch and get to the good stuff…

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