Category Archives: Healthier Eating

You Say Tomato, I Say Miracle. Getting Picky Eaters to Devour Vegetables

by Beth Ever notice that you could put a perfectly delicious tomato on a kid’s plate and it will just sit there untouched. Take that same tomato and make it into sauce for pizza or spaghetti, and it’s The Best … Continue reading

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Eat Your Colors: Getting Kids to Eat Greens

by Beth What’s the food color your kid just won’t eat? Usually, green is the toughest sell. If you are looking for some creative ways to get your kids to “Eat Your Colors,” then this new post I did for … Continue reading

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Farro “Risotto:” Whole Grain Comfort Food

by Beth In our book, The Cleaner Plate Club, there is a handy guide to how to cook many of the whole grains available in the bulk bins and the “rice and grain” section at the grocery store. I open … Continue reading

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Beans and Greens (and Grains) Soup

No big secret that Ali and I love kale. We met over a kale chip recipe and I can’t prepare this vegetable without thinking of her.

Ali also created a brilliant guide to all kinds of grains you can find in the bulk aisle at the store. This recipe includes both kale and those bulk grains as well as a little nod to a great food access program in my hometown. Continue reading

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Snowbound: Day One

from Beth The snow is piling up outside, well over a foot deep. The native is restless. I fed her sugar. In my defense, I did it for you. Or, most specifically, for Roberta, who asked how to make the … Continue reading

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