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Organic Mac n Cheese Snack

I grew up, as I’m sure many of you did, too, watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! in the weeks leading into fall. So when Albertsons asked me to participate in getting the word out about The Peanuts Movie (releasing November 6th), I was totally on board! Charlie Brown and Snoopy, along with the […]

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20+ Homemade Popsicle Recipes

Fruity Fruit popsicles are pretty straightforward. Pour your favorite fruit juice into popsicle moulds and freeze. Experiment with fresh-squeezed juices, blended fruit, smoothies, or try adding seltzer and yogurt to your concoctions. Here are a few unique recipes that sound simply delicious: Mojito Raspberry Paletas (Sweet/sour yumminess from Nature Moms! It says mojito, but there […]

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How Not to Make Homemade Yogurt

There are about a gazillion posts out there on the interwebz about how to make homemade yogurt. This is one of them. I consulted various websites, blogs, and friends before attempting my yogurt batch. They all said the same thing: “making yogurt at home is easy!” Score. That sounds right up my alley. So, I […]

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Purple Berry Pie Smoothie

If you love the taste of summer berries encased in buttery crust, this smoothie may be for you. While there isn’t any butter or sugar involved, this sweet treat makes a great breakfast smoothie or a snack–and it tastes like your favorite pie. Yum! Many people claim you need an expensive, high-speed blender for successful […]

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Veggies for Carnivores

The subtitle of Veggies for Carnivores is what really caught my attention: “moving vegetables to the center of the plate.” I talk a good game in the realm of healthy eating, but I am, admittedly, rather unimaginative when it comes to vegetables. I know how to cook them, I know all about interesting salads, and […]

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Healthy Recipes for The Big Game

  These game-day favorite recipes & photos are brought to you by Natalie Slater, recipe developer at Lifeway Foods  (Game Day Guacamole and Spinach Quesadillas with Farmer Cheese) and Stephanie Schuh, creator of The Science of Eating (blog) (Chicken and Spinach Hot Pockets). Enjoy the game!   Chicken & Spinach Hot Pockets Ingredients: 4 Egg Roll Wraps 1 Cup […]

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Get Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables (It’s Simple.)

    Okay, anything involving children is rarely simple, but I happened upon this little tactic that worked for us to get our suddenly-picky eater to imbibe some vegetables. It was simple for us. Maybe it will work for you. Step One: Talk about making an Awesome Crocodile Smoothie It doesn’t have to be a […]

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