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Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas

Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas

| February 8, 2013 | 18 Comments

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which is a great time to show your family members how much you love them! While it’s often portrayed as a romantic holiday, it’s also fun to do special little things for your children. Here are some fun ways that you can incorporate the holiday into tomorrow’s meals. This shouldn’t take […]

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National Popcorn Day!

National Popcorn Day!

| January 19, 2013 | 43 Comments

Sometimes I stumble upon a strange or obscure holiday and think that it would be something fun to celebrate with the kids, and today, National Popcorn Day, is no exception. Most people say that the holiday is observed on January 19, but some say that it’s whatever day the Superbowl is being held. I say, […]

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Breakfast Cereals for a Sweet Tooth

Breakfast Cereals for a Sweet Tooth

| January 12, 2013 | 41 Comments

We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If your grandma was anything like mine, if she had her way, we and our children would be sitting down to a nice, hot breakfast of eggs, toast, fruit, bacon and orange juice every day. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have time for […]

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Arsenic in Rice: What You Need to Know

Arsenic in Rice: What You Need to Know

| December 13, 2012 | 47 Comments

Every so often, we hear about hidden health hazards in various foods. There could be listeria bacteria in hot dogs, E.Coli in bagged spinach and we know that there’s mercury in canned tuna. Now it has come to our attention that there may be high levels of arsenic in something that many of us feed […]

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Not-so-Unhealthy Convenience Foods

Not-so-Unhealthy Convenience Foods

| November 28, 2012 | 47 Comments

We all want to serve our families healthy, home-cooked food. I would love to be able to cook my family three hot, nutritious meals a day, plus serve healthy, homemade snacks. Wouldn’t you? While I do manage to cook a lot of the time, everybody is busy with school, work, activities, and life in general, […]

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

| November 15, 2012 | 9 Comments

On Thanksgiving morning, it’s traditional in my home for the kids to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on television while my husband and I scramble around getting everything ready. This year, though, I think I might involve my pre-teens and teenager in the preparations. Even little kids like to help out in the kitchen, […]

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November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

| November 7, 2012 | 18 Comments

Did you know that the month of November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month? Americans love their peanut butter, and it is estimated that as a country, we’ll consume over 65 million pounds of it during the month of November alone. The first patent for peanut butter, which went to Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, was applied […]

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World Food Day: Feed the Hungry

World Food Day: Feed the Hungry

| October 14, 2012 | 7 Comments

October 16th is World Food Day. World Food Day was established in 1979 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. October 16th was chosen as the annual date of World Food Day to commemorate the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization on that date in 1945. Beginning in 191, the Food […]

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Picnic Food Safety: Avoiding Food Poisoning

Picnic Food Safety: Avoiding Food Poisoning

| August 29, 2012 | 8 Comments

Picnics and barbecues are a common and fun way to celebrate Labor Day and bid a fond farewell to summer time. Unfortunately, picnics and barbecues are also a common source of food poisoning. Improper food safety techniques combined with the limitations of outdoor cooking and eating sometimes lead to some very unhappy campers after the […]

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All About Organic Foods

All About Organic Foods

| August 16, 2012 | 5 Comments

It often falls to mom to take charge of the family’s health, and one major way you do that is by shopping for healthier food. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to tell what will give you the most health benefits for your dollar. Organic food is often a point of confusion. For a long […]

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