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Dos and Don’ts When Dining Out with Your Preschooler

Review Average: 3 stars

For preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, the meals may be small but there are big lessons to learn about lifelong healthy dining habits.


Healthful and Safe Eating on Vacation

Review Average: 4 stars

Your family can still enjoy the new, fun and exciting foods that come with traveling while maintaining a healthful eating plan. Here are a few tips to eat right while on summer vacation.


Ethiopian Food: Nutrition at Your Fingertips

Review Average: 4.5 stars

With a hands-on approach, plenty of vegetables and soft, bite-size pieces, Ethiopian food is a flavorful and fun way to help your child eat more vegetables. Meals are served family-style on injera, a spongy flatbread made from the gluten-free whole grain, teff.


Fire Up the Barbecue!

Review Average: 3 stars

If your barbecue pit has been undercover for the winter months, take time to make sure your grill is clean and ready for safe use before throwing on your favorite food.


Have a Fun and Healthier Birthday Party

Review Average: 4 stars

Want a healthier birthday party for your kids? Use cookie cutters to create shapes for home-made sandwiches.


Have Food, Will Travel

If you're on the road, bring your own food and drinks so you don't need to rely on vending machines, convenience stores, fast food chains or snack bars.


Healthy Soul Food, Your Way

Review Average: 5 stars

Embrace the healthier roots of soul food—greens, sweet potatoes and beans—by following these tips to create healthier soul food, your way.


Cooking During the Holidays

Review Average: 3 stars

With special treats and family gatherings, the holidays are the perfect time to teach your child about cooking and nutrition.


Meaty Advice for Holiday Cooks

Ready for your family to dig into that Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings? First make sure that everything is properly prepared.


Turkey Talk

Review Average: 5 stars

It's nearly Thanksgiving and time to talk turkey — turkey safety, that is! For your meal to bring only compliments, keep turkey flavorful and safe.


Holiday Home Food Safety

Cooking to proper internal temperatures can give your Thanksgiving dinner a winning formula. It not only ensures the safety of your holiday meat, it also helps ensure the taste.


Zombies Eat Right Too

Review Average: 5 stars

It's easier than ever to find Halloween treats to make kids happy while providing a health benefit.


Best Foods for Fourth of July Grilling

Fourth of July and grilling go hand-in-hand but that doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice nutrition for taste!



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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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