Hands-On Recipe: Yum! Yum! Dumplings

Spring is here marking the time to plant zucchini!  It’s a member of the squash family and it’s one of those veggies that is easy to grow and just keeps giving at harvest time!  Kids love it because it doesn’t have a strong taste, making it easy to incorporate into stir-frys, breads and cupcakes (Chocolate […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: Grazing

My daughter is a grazer.  I think she’s eating enough food, but it’s a real struggle to get her to sit down for a family meal.  Is this ok, or should I try to break habit? Definitely try to break that habit!  It’s not just about the nutrition intake, it’s about the social nature of […]

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The Eater’s Confession Booth: Family Meals

I grew up in a family of “grazers”—my parents hardly ever sat down to eat a real meal.  Instead, they snacked all day.  I always felt criticized for the amount of food I ate whenever I had a full meal in front of them.  It has led to all kinds of self-consciousness about eating in […]

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