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Entries Tagged as 'food news'

Meatless Monday — and FoodieTots — on NPR

August 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Y’all know that the FoodieTots family participates in Meatless Mondays. Today on NPR, you can hear more about the movement and hear an interview with yours truly, cooking my quinoa-stuffed zucchini boats. And if you’re looking for more family-friendly Meatless Monday recipes, visit our new Meatless Monday resource page. What are you cooking for Meatless […]

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Tags: food news · foodietots in the news · healthy eating · meatless monday · vegetarian

In the Garden: Fighting Pests with Bugs and Flowers

June 4th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Thus far my gardening education has largely been in tidbits picked up via Twitter or around the gardening blogs. I did pick up two books to read, Grow Great Grub and The Gardener’s A to Z Guide to Growing Organic Food. Another Twitter friend also recommended The Garden Primer, which I may turn to next. […]

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Tags: food news · foodblogs · foodietots in the news · foodietots kitchen garden · school lunch

Shopping Smarter at the Supermarket

May 27th, 2010 · 34 Comments

For those who frequently shop with young children, the goal tends to be to get in, get what you need and get out before a meltdown. Reading nutrition labels and trying to make sense of manufacturer’s nutrition claims is increasingly time-consuming. While the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to regulate misleading claims — […]

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5 for Friday

February 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I have a bad habit of “starring” links in my Twitter feed to share later, and then never getting back to them. (Surely someone out there could create an app that reads those links and sends you back a cliff notes version, right??) So I thought I’d try sharing a few favorite things with you […]

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Kids vs. Tomatoes

February 9th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Tonight at dinner: Me: “How’s your spaghetti?” FoodieTot: “Not good. There’s something wrong with it.” Me: “What’s wrong with it?” FoodieTot: “It has tomatoes in it.” He did consent to eat several bites, trying to avoid the visible tomato pieces. I used a different brand of crushed tomatoes tonight, which had a more visible chunk […]

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