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The ’70s Are Back with Nestlé Toll House’s Disco Morsels

These chocolate chips sparkle and shine with edible glitter.

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Allergy-Friendly Trail Mix Guide

Everyone in the family (yes, even those with food allergies) can be a happy camper with this allergy-friendly trail mix guide.

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8 Healthy One-Handed Snacks for Hungry Breastfeeding Moms

These snack ideas that are perfect for breastfeeding moms that can be eaten one-handed, are full of healthy calories to help you make the milk, taste great, and can be stored in bulk at home.

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How to Hit the Ski Slopes with Kids in 30 “Simple” Steps

“Preparing for a ski day with four kids under six calls for a whole new level of parenting dexterity.”

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Target Is a Pumpkin Spice & Maple-Flavored Wonderland Right Now

Pumpkin Spice Pretzels, Candy Corn Popcorn and Almond Toffee Coffee, oh my!

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How to Make Your Own Trail Mix

Today is National Trail Mix Day, which means you should make some. And eat it. No hike required.

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4 Super Easy, Healthy Travel Snacks for the Summer

Here are some of our favorite go-to options!

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy: Tips from a Professional Athlete and Mom of Two Amy Rodriguez

1. Food is your body’s fuel.
As a professional athlete, I’m used to fueling my body with nutritious foods that help me perform my best on the field. I’ve tried to instill this lesson in my kids – food should…

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Fun Dinner Themes That Help My Family Play with Their Food

I used to love to cook. The kitchen was my playspace and I would spend hours planning, experimenting and creating concoctions. I wasn’t always great at it but it was fun. It was fulfilling. Then I had three kids. Cooking…

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8 Healthy Road Trip Snacks You Can Find Just about Anywhere

These staple snacks are easy to find in just about any gas station or mini-mart, even in the middle of nowhere.

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Close to Home Adventures: How to Hike Your Own ‘Hood

Today is National Take a Walk Day and we’ve got some great news: the only thing you really need for an epic hike is your own two feet.

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7 Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks for Kids

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When you’re on the run, it’s easy to get lost in the chaos and forget mealtimes. Busy school weeks or holiday seasons can often lead to a lack of nutrition. Schedules don’t always work out the way we…

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Dear Girl Scouts, I Will Buy Your Cookies On One Condition…

 
Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
Resolutions, shmesolutions. It’s Girl Scout Cookie time.

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Who doesn’t love Samoas with that chocolate and caramel mix? You have not lived until you’ve dunked Trefoils in cocoa or chased a peanut…

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On Target and How I’m Parenting Through Controversial Issues

When abuse is your first memory, it colors who you are.
I was molested when I was a preschooler, and it has rippled through my life ever since. The “predator” was a 17-year-old kid who lived across the street. And…

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Listeria Recall Expands to Nature Valley, Clif Bar, Kashi, and 100 Other Snacks

A widening sunflower seed recall has expanded to over 100 snacks due to Listeria fears. Nature Valley is recalling it’s “Protein Chewy Bars” and “Simple” nut bars. The ones included in the recall are:

Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar –…

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Today Is National Trails Day

 

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Today Is National Trails Day

Climb every mountain.

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Can’t hit the mountain tops today?
Get our guide on hiking your own ‘hood.

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No matter where you go, you’re going to need trail mix.
Make a batch…

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LA Parents Make Back-To-School Cool

Yes, you have to pack lunches and get up in time for the school bell. But back-to-school can be a snap when you learn from these entrepreneurial LA parents.

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ReTreasure: Burien’s Newest Recycled Art Studio

This newly-opened, repurposed art studio welcomes all levels of creativity (or lack thereof). Read on for the inside scoop.

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Popcorn Trail Mix

This recipe weds two of our favorite foods: popcorn and trail mix.

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The Sweetest Way to Eat Your Apple A Day

As much as we’d like to enjoy fresh fruit in our home all year long, it’s just not always practical, not to mention how difficult it is to enjoy fruit with our constant on-the-go lifestyle. That’s why we’re totally hooked…

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Gold Medal Worthy Snacks for Your Olympics Party

It’s Summer Olympics season, and you know what that means: 24/7 coverage of our favorite sports, from swimming to volleyball to table tennis. It also means you’re likely parked in front of the television as your kids practice their gymnastics…

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A Natural Wonderland for Kids of All Ages

While hiking used to mean multi-day backpacking trips, chances are these days, a hike with your kiddos in-tow usually means a few hours strolling at a slow pace, while noshing on some trail mix. Sure, having kids slowed down the…

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