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Skyr: Homemade Instant Pot Version

6 HOURS | 8 SERVINGS | HIGH PROTEIN, LOW-FAT, LOW CARB *homemade skyr nutrition facts vary  120-160 calories/5oz. serving <10g carb and ~17g protein/serving INGREDIENTS 1 gallon skim cow's mil.... read more

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Eating and Feeding On the Go

The Car Cooler Before I became a parent, I used a cooler for beach and fishing trips only. Now its become a year-round staple in my car, nestled between two car seats. Even if your kids are much ol.... read more

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How To Eat Less Sugar: Replacing Sugar Alcohols

Its probably not going to come as a surprise to you that eating more whole and fresh foods in their least processed form appears to yield greater health benefits than eating a diet composed mainly o.... read more

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School Lunches Made Easy

Pack a healthy lunch by breaking up your child's nutrition needs into these three key areas: protein, carbohydrate and fat. Then add color--think deep red, green, blue, orange and purple to make certa.... read more

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Does fruit turn into sugar?

Fruit provides an abundance of nutrition: antioxidants, water, vitamins, minerals and energy--aka "fructose" a long sugar chain that gets broken down into glucose (the body's preferred fuel source) .... read more

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Food Sensitivity Tests: Should I get one?

At home food sensitivity and allergy tests have become increasingly popular. They are available in drugstores an online under various brand names. Some require hair samples, saliva samples or blood te.... read more

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Summer Time Kid-Friendly Snacks

Summer time is coming soon. Cue the kids opening the refrigerator constantly, draining the pantry and asking "Mom, what's for dinner?" We know from food surveys that kids in the U.S. don't usually .... read more

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How to Learn to Like New Foods

Not everyone is born to love fruits and vegetables. Some people describe vegetables to have a bitter taste or have a texture that is squishy or slimy for that matter.  What would you say if I told y.... read more

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Super Food Smoothie

5 minutes | 2 Servings | Kid-Friendly, Toddler-Friendly Ingredients: 1c baby spinach leaves, washed and dried 3/4c cow's milk (1%) Note: If you substitute with almond or oat milk, look for no-sug.... read more

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Safe Food Storage: Materials Matter

There are a ton of new food storage materials now on the market and if you have a family and have read recent guidelines issued from the American Academy of Pediatrics then you're probably aware tha.... read more

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