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Expanding Your Baby and Toddler’s Palette with Dips

One of our favorite things to do with our toddler is introduce new foods and flavors. Sometimes, though, little ones can be hesitant to try something different. However now can be the best time for toddlers to expand their palettes. The bright colors of vegetables and fruits can entice some of the pickiest eaters to [...]

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Summer Snacks Ideas

Even though summer won’t be officially be here for a couple of weeks, the heat and humidity has already gotten me in a summer time mood. With the warmer weather, my eating habits are starting to shift. While cold weather makes me crave bigger meals, the warm weather has me wanting to drink more and eat lighter [...]

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Gift Ideas for a Foodie Mom

Mother’s Day is Sunday, and if your wife or Mom is the family chef (and a foodie), she may appreciate a little extra pampering in the kitchen department this holiday. Foodie Mom Gifts  While I do most of the cooking at our house, my love for food, combined with a Mom who enjoys the finer [...]

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Your Food or Baby Food?

We’ve drastically cut back on baby food. I had mentioned that we were thinking about getting a processor to make our own baby food for our little girl. Instead we’ve been using a mix of store bought baby food along with our own meals to feed her (we’re still breastfeeding too).  Family Dinners Together Basically [...]

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Having Fun with Food and Kids

I’ve started to enjoy cooking meals at home over the last few years as I’ve learned more about how to prepare meals. My husband has also had their ‘awakening’ as he discovers the grill and the crockpot. However I’ve suddenly noticed a huge shift in my interest with food and it’s due to one person – my [...]

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