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    4 Quick and Healthy Microwave Meals Teens Can Make Themselves
    Do you have a teen in the house? Then you know as well as anyone that teens are always hungry. And when it comes to busy teenagers, the microwave can be an amazing tool to whip up some delicious (and healthy) food on the fly. Not only is the micr...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Irish Colcannon Recipe
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    5 Tasty Potato Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
    Saint Patrick's Day is a perfect time to break out your favorite potato recipes and share the Luck of the Irish with your friends and family. Irish Colcannon Colcannon literally translated means "white-headed cabbage," and its simple name is a ...
    Cara J. Stevens
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    Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Important
    Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Important There are so many reasons to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables every day. Everyone Needs to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables A growing body of research proves that fruits and vegetables are critical to pro...
  • Easy Weeknight Crockpot Meals
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    7 Super Simple Crockpot Meals
    Are you looking for some quick and easy weeknight meals to feed your family? Look no further than the effortless art of slow cooking. While many people use the name Crock Pot to mean slow cooker, Crock Pot is actually the brand name -- just like ...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Easy One Pot Burrito Bowls
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    4 Quick and Easy One-Pot Meals Your Whole Family Will Love
    One Pot Burrito Bowls Instead of taco night, try out these easy one pot meals from I Heart Naptime. Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced 1 pound g...
    Kelly Sundstrom
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    Our Favorite Comfort Food Recipes for Cold Winter Days
    Turkey Pot Pie Cooking time: 1 hour Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 cups turkey breast, shredded 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon shallot, minced 1 lemon, zested 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 8 ounces ...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Breakfast
    8 Breakfasts Kids Can "Cook" Themselves
    Even the littlest hands can help out in the kitchen, and involving your child in meal preparation is an important lesson in responsibility and self-sufficiency. With just a little prep ahead of time from you, these simple ideas allow your child t...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Quick (and Easy!) Weekday Breakfast Ideas
    Need good breakfast ideas for you and your family? Of course you do! When you start the day with a healthy breakfast, you are building a foundation for healthier eating all day long. The reason is simple: skipping breakfast can lead to making unh...
    Cara J. Stevens
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    3 Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes
    The holidays just aren't complete without baking some homemade cookies, but let's face it — when you have kids, you don't have time for Pinterest-worthy cookies. Try these three quick and easy holiday cookie recipes that your kids can help you ...
    Rebecca Desfosse
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    School Lunch Ideas: 10 Healthy Ways to Fill Your Kids' Lunchboxes
    When you're looking for school lunch ideas, it's easy to throw a handful of cheap, pre-packed lunchbox fillers into your shopping cart and call it a week. But what are those shortcuts really costing? Besides the empty calories, sodium, and sugar,...
    Cara J. Stevens
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    Dining Customs of Different Cultures
    Dining Customs of Different Cultures Is It Time to Eat? Many foreigners find the customs and terminology that accompany eating in America odd, disconcerting, or baffling. Why do some American executives like to conduct business at breakfast, whe...
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    4 Holiday Appetizers Both Kids and Adults Will Love
    Holiday parties are all about fun and food! What better way to celebrate the season than with delicious small bites and snacks that everyone will love? However, finding appetizers that appeal to both your adult and kid guests can be pretty tricky...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Entertainment and Activities
    3 Quick and Easy Holiday Food Gifts
    Holiday Marshmallow Crispy Treats This mint twist turns your typical crispy rice treats into a festive homemade holiday gifts. This is a great recipe for your kids if they are old enough to help out around the stove. Ingredients: 6 cups of cri...
    Laura Richards
  • apples and honey for Rosh Hashana
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    Explore Rosh Hashana Foods with Your Family
    Want to teach your kids about the meaning behind all those foods on your Rosh Hashana dinner plate? Overall, Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year and one of the “High Holy Days” — symbolizes new beginnings and counting your blessings. (This...
    Rachel Sokol
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    Tips to Healthy Eating Quiz
    Print out this quiz to test your family's knowledge of healthy eating. Check your answers with the attached answer key. ...
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  • 5 ways to sneak vegetables in your kid
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    5 Ways To Sneak Vegetables In Your Kid's Food
    Do you struggle to get your kids to eat their veggies? It can be difficult sometimes, especially if you have a picky eater. There are lots of great suggestions to get your kids to try new things, and one of our favorite tricks to is to sneak the ...