Category: Nutrition

What do all these teal pumpkins mean?

Keep your eyes open during trick or treat time – for teal colored pumpkins sitting on doorsteps or printed on doors!  2014’s Halloween marks the first year of the Teal Pumpkin Project. Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) started the … Continue reading

A Halloween confession

The boys have been talking about their Halloween costumes – it must be Halloween season!  Confession: we buy the costumes.  Yes, I know making costumes creates memories and saves money.  But, if you truly know me, I am not crafty!  … Continue reading

Surprising changes to school lunches

With school back in session, how did your house acclimate? How do you decide if your child is going to pack or buy the school lunch?  If you recall, we feel lucky that our boys benefit from their aunt as … Continue reading

Easy energy breakfast bars recipe

With school here, I wanted a new recipe for an easy breakfast on those days the boys (and I) were running late.  I was in search of a recipe full of protein and fiber – both of these help us … Continue reading

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