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MEDITERRANEAN TURKEY PINWHEELS

Today’s recipe rounds out the last of my three-part Secret to School Lunch series. My hope is that between the arguments for getting kids to pack their lunch in my first post, the nutrition infographic in my second post, and the three easy recipes shared along the way, you’ll have a few tools to get your […]

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ARUGULA QUINOA SALAD WITH AVOCADO & BACON

Given its enormous popularity over the past several years (and its ability to inspire both enthusiasm and contempt), I would be remiss if I failed to include quinoa in my Year of Whole Grains. And so, meet “Miss April,” the official grain of the month. Technically speaking, quinoa (pronounced keenwah) shouldn’t be included at all, since […]

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YOGURT SUNDAE BAR

Children are bombarded every day with foods that aren’t particularly good for them:  Colorful bags of processed snacks, shiny juice drink pouches, and an endless buffet of sweets of every stripe. Junk food is everywhere, from the soccer field to the school party, the Office Max to the check out aisle at Old Navy . For those […]

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FOUR EASY NUT BUTTER SNACKS

With all three of my children, I was so paranoid about the danger of peanut allergies, I gave each of them their first taste of peanut butter while parked in front of their pediatrician’s office. There they’d be, strapped into their car seat, on the receiving end of a teaspoonful of peanut butter. Then we […]

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