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Baby Broccoli Frittata with Feta | Recipe

  Baby broccoli (also known as broccolini) is one of those items that grabs my attention at the store/market from time to time. Its not broccoli but rather a hybrid of broccoli and kai-lan (Chinese broccoli or Chinese Kale). The result is something that looks like broccoli but is more …

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Cooking With Kids: 5 Reasons You Should Be Doing It

  Children should learn to cook. It’s a basic life skill, after all, being comfortable enough in the kitchen to pull a few ingredients into a simple meal. It’s healthy – a hungry 13-year-old who can cook, home alone after school, may decide to stir-fry some leftover rice with whatever …

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Yummy Salad-In-A-Jar Recipes | Long Island Parents

  I have been struggling with eating healthy lunches. I am always forgetting to put something together the night before and end up grabbing a packet of instant oatmeal or a tupperware of mystery leftovers. Sometimes I will make a peanut butter sandwich but those get boring after a while. …

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Banana Peanut Butter Bites

  The one question (actually there are problem a bunch more…) that drives me crazy: “what’s for snack?” – – ugh! I should be able to anticipate it – it’s the first thing they ask when they walk in from school, etc, but it’s still a big struggle for me. …

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Breakfast Banana Split

  Who says you can’t have a banana split for breakfast? Not this girl. I say it’s totally legit. To make a breakfast banana split, all you have to do is swap out the ice cream with some yogurt and swap the chocolate sauce for a fruity sauce made with …

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Fresh Fruit and Lemonade Popsicles

  What do you get when you combine fresh fruit and lemonade? These awesome popsicles of course!     By looking at the calendar it is officially summer, but if go by the temperature gauge it has already felt like summer for a few weeks.  We’ve been cooling off by spending …

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Healthy Banana Split Bites: Better than Fruit Salad

  What’s better than a fruit salad? These fun banana split bites of course! These sweet pieces of frozen fruit encased in a chocolate shell is the perfect after school snack your kids will love! Oh! If you need more ideas, click here. Ditch the chocolate cookies, ice-cream and whipped toppings. Most are …

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We Love This Creamy Cole Slaw And You Will Too!

  While we love approximately two weeks of the cold, winter wonderland that makes up the colder months, the rest of the time we’re counting down the weeks and months until it’s hot again and we can spend all our time outside, hanging out with friends and family, enjoying all-day …

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10 Fitness Hacks for Mom

  They say ‘Take care of yourself to take care of your kids’, but honestly- that’s harder than it sounds, so these 10 Fitness Hacks for Mom should help.   You can be healthy and workout with quick bursts at home or at the gym or even work out while you are sitting …

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5 Healthy Foods You Should Avoid

  If you still think standard junk food like soda and potato chips are the major dietary danger, it’s time to take a closer look at what you’re eating. Junk food has gone undercover. Today’s supermarket aisles are lined with high-calorie, low-nutrient treats that pretend to be healthy. The formula …

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