ICEE makeover – Fresh Juice Treat

March 25, 2013

  I’m no stranger to the challenge of getting kids to eat fruit and veggies.  I have one child that will eat pretty much any veggie you put in front of him – – but won’t touch fruit.  And another who literally would hide blueberries under his highchair cushion when he was a baby for […]

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Mini Quiches with a Hash Brown Crust

March 8, 2013

                            Mini food is fun food!  Baked up in crispy, shredded potato crusts, and filled with fresh eggs, milk and organic spinach, these mini muffin tin creations turn healthy food into fun food for kids.  Served warm or room temperature these little […]

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In Season: Beets and Kale

February 18, 2013

                    Did the title scare you?  Did you imagine your child running screaming from the table or hurling their lunchbox into oblivion upon serving them either of these vegetables?  Well maybe there’s a chance we can convince you otherwise.

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Simply Healthy Families

February 7, 2013

                                  Last week we began our two week journey with Nature Made to uncover ways to keep our healthy new years resolutions, and provide a healthy life for our families. We explored ways to get our families involved in […]

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A healthy 2013 from Out of the Box Food and Nature Made

January 28, 2013

                            Happy National Vitamin Day!  Yes,  January 29th is National Vitamin Day and as we head into the second month of 2013 I want to invite you to join me on a two week journey to explore the value of vitamins and […]

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Lunchbox Sandwich Kabobs

January 20, 2013

                                  This weekend I had the pleasure of hosting Kid’s Club Lunchbox Kabob making at our local Whole Foods Market.  With the help of two incredible 9 year old assistants, we tackled the job of introducing kids to new, […]

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Citrus Glazed Walnuts

January 6, 2013

                                    First and foremost, Happy New Year to you all!  We are on to a new year, new resolutions, and new conversations and I for one am ready to once again start conversations about Real Food for our […]

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Cookies for Santa

December 23, 2012

                      Santa will be popping down chimney’s across the world tomorrow night, greeted by plates, and plates…and plates of cookies.  Want to give Santa something a little healthier this year to help battle the bulge?  We’ve put together a list of a few of our […]

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52 New Foods for your Family – Guest Post

December 16, 2012

                  A New Year’s Food Challenge: 52 weeks, 52 new foods – Guest Post  By Jennifer Tyler Lee 52 weeks, 52 new foods. How one family achieved the most frequently broken New Year’s resolution: to eat healthy. Battles over broccoli and Brussels sprouts were fierce at our […]

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Homemade Pop Tarts – With a Twist

December 9, 2012

I’ve seen quite a few homemade Pop Tart recipes on the internet.  They look delicious and fun, but for me they were still made with white flour, and well -  I wanted to find a way to bring them even further Out of the Box.  These homemade Pop Tarts are chock full of whole grain […]

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