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Avoid the Battle – How to Deal with a Picky Eater

I’ve decided to call a truce. I’ve decided it’s unfair to say my toddler is a picky eater. So what that he doesn’t like every meal I put in front of him? I like certain foods and dishes more than others, too. We should help our children discover nutritious foods they enjoy, not judge their […]

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meal planning

5 Ways to Make Meal Planning More Fun

Stuck in a recipe rut? For a busy family, meal planning can feel like just another to-do on the list. But with some tweaks, meal planning could be a fun creative activity you might even look forward to. Here are five ways to make meal planning a whole lot more fun. Think seasonal Consider incorporating […]

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pumpkin spice

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice

When September rolls around, all things “pumpkin spice” appear: cereal, oatmeal, ice cream, pastries and confections, candles, and the dreaded (for some) pumpkin spice lattes in all the coffee shops. You either love it or loathe it. I, for one, love it. And it not’s just the flavor I love. I also love the aroma […]

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easy watermelon salad recipe

Restaurant-Inspired Easy Watermelon Salad Recipe

Every summer, I look forward to the abundance of melons (watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew) that appear at my local grocery store. Their syrupy, sweet aroma smells like summer to me. On a hot summer day, there’s nothing as refreshing as a cold slice of melon sprinkled with sea salt. When I’ve had my fill of sliced […]

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