Posts filed under: Kids

My tween age children, Grant and Samantha, can be great helpers in the kitchen.  I have to admit that sometimes there is some bribing that goes into it, but in the...
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How are you dressing your table for Halloween?  Since childhood I’ve loved Halloween.  From the outlandish costume parties to the scary house décor to the  festive food, Halloween brings the kid out...
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It’s always a good day for an avocado.  Invite a friend over for a slice – of avocado, that is.  Avocados are the perfect food to share, plus you can do...
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Craving pumpkin?  Join the club.  Fall always conjures up the taste for this festive orange gourd whether flavor-infused into lattes, baked into pies or quick breads or pureed into soups or...
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Yes, I love chocolate.  I come from a long line of female chocolate lovers (aka “chocoholics”).  And now my 7-year old daughter, Sammie, is one, too.  She would eat chocolate at every...
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I was inspired to cook with tofu this week.  I am constantly inspired by others to cook – whether family, friends, clients or fellow bloggers.  Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to be at...
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Want to build a better-for-you sandwich?  (I am gearing up to be guest on a local Chicago station, WGN-TV, talking about this very thing at 11:15 AM today.  Tune in, if...
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Got a taste for meat?  Balls of meat make such a neat package of protein at any meal.  Whatever meat you choose – beef, pork, chicken or turkey, watch the fat,...
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Want a refreshing summer food to cool down and slim down?  Indulge in cantaloupe.   This mellow gourd gives you a significant boost of nutrients for your eyes and skin as it’s loaded...
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My family loves mac ‘n cheese, but they are picky about what kind. I have made both home-made and boxed versions.  I am always trying to doctor it up with ‘nutrition boosts’ like high...
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