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Pumpkin Granola Bars

November 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

It may be the end of November, but I figure there’s still time to share one last pumpkin treat before the holiday baking begins in earnest. You need something healthy for those lunchboxes and after-school snacks to offset the Christmas cookies, right? These soft-baked granola bars are easy to put together (even with little helpers). [...]

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Tags: baked goods · baking · cooking with kids · healthy snacks · kids cook monday · lunch box · recipes

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

Lunch Box Lessons {and Giveaway!}

September 7th, 2011 · 16 Comments

The foodie boy began kindergarten yesterday (sniff), and now that I’ve successfully packed my first two brown bag lunches I thought I’d pass on my expert advice. Kidding — but I am employing a couple strategies learned from our summer experimentation. And I welcome any tips from those of you with more experience than I! [...]

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Tags: healthy eating · lunch box