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Mealtimes

Bye Bye Boring Lunches

If anyone has easy, healthy - and fun - ideas for lunchbox sandwiches, it’s Diane Stoffregen. She makes about 800 ‘grab and go’ sandwiches each week at a popular deli.

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Six Ways to Get Cooking With Your Kids

“Stop playing with your food and just eat it!” If you’re like me, you’ve probably said this to your kids once or twice out of exasperation. But, it turns out one way to get picky eaters to try new foods is by encouraging them to play with it.

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Kids in the Kitchen

Think back to when you were growing up… Had you ever helped your mom or dad in the kitchen? When I was young, I would often bake in the kitchen with my mom. I started off by doing simple tasks. I would look at the recipe and gather everything my mom was going to need, like eggs, flour, vanilla, measuring cups, a mixing bowl and so on, and bring them to the kitchen table. From there, my mom would let me crack the eggs into a bowl and add flour and whatever else was needed to be mixed together, and then I would mix it all by hand.

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Breaking the Fast

Your mom was right – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s important to literally break the fast you go through overnight with a little something to get your metabolism going again in the morning, and provide enough fuel to get you through until lunchtime.

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