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Entries from October 2012

It’s Food Day — What Are Your Kids Eating Today? (School Lunch Check-In)

October 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Today is Food Day 2012,* last week was National School Lunch Week — so it seems like a good time to check in on what our kids have been eating in school. While our county public schools advertise all the right buzz words — whole grains! local produce! fresh fruit! — the menu could still [...]

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Tags: apples · food for thought · food politics · lunch box · school lunch · take action

Jack O’ Lantern Grilled Cheese #KidsCookMonday

October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

This was intended to be a quick post about a healthy and fun pre-Halloween lunch, but of course my six-year-old had other plans. Oh, he was amused enough by the first sandwich, but then he asked for a second. And then he said it wasn’t scary enough. So I told him the jack o’ lantern [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · fall · holiday · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipes · sandwich

Apple Cranberry Kale Salad and Kale Day with October Unprocessed

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

We love our kale in the foodie tots’ house — yes, even tofu-fearing husband has learned to appreciate it — so of course we had to jump on the Kale Day bandwagon on social media today. You see, the blog Eating Rules has an “October Unprocessed” challenge, now in its third year. The challenge urges [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · apples · at market · cooking with kids · healthy eating · recipes · salad · vegetables