Category Archives: Kids today, and what they’re eatin’.

Dips Get Kids to Eat More Vegetables

This is definitely not new news to any of us moms, but according to a new study in the Journal the American Dietetic Association, researchers have proved that dips, do indeed get kids to eat vegetables. In the study, pre-schoolers … Continue reading

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98 Percent of Packed Lunches Unsafe for Kids to Eat

Over 98 percent of packed lunches for preschoolers were deemed unsafe to eat in a recent study published in Pediatrics. Get pediatrician-reviewed tips on how to keep your child’s packed lunch safe to eat. Continue reading

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Huzzah, Eileen: a response to a response to our Boston Globe Mag piece

This post from Ali Hello, friends. As promised, here’s the response to the our piece in the Boston Globe Magazine. The author of the letter to the editor contested the idea that cookies — even whole grain ones — should … Continue reading

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This I believe: the cookie edition

This post by Ali. The Boston Globe Magazine received a letter in response to our Better Way to Snack piece. Our article had provided a recipe for peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, and the response said something along the lines … Continue reading

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Cleaner Plate Club in Boston Globe Magazine

Takin’ back the snack:  Cleaner Plate Club is in the Boston Globe Magazine today, with recipes for healthier snacking. This includes a delish recipe for cookies tweaked to boost their nutrition, make your own microwave popcorn, and salt and vinegar … Continue reading

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