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Mini Mushroom Burgers

Mini Mushroom Burgers

When grilling season hits, one of life’s simple pleasures is to throw a portabella mushroom on the grill and let it absorb those delicious smoky flavors. These mushroom sliders are...

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Black Bean Meatless Balls and Zucchini Noodles

Black Bean Meatless Balls and Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles, or “zoodles,” give this meatless dish a unique twist. Alternatively, serve these zesty meatballs over your favorite starch, such as pasta or quinoa. This recipe comes to us from...

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese Bake

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese Bake

Mac and cheese is a meatless meal that most people love, but how can it be more nutritious? By using whole wheat noodles and adding sweet potato into the cheese...

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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Savor the season with this warm and comforting soup. The “chips” are produce-packed too, made from carrots! This recipe comes to us from our friends at Produce for Kids. Cooking Tip of...

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Get Cooking With Your Kids This Summer with These Tips!

Get Cooking With Your Kids This Summer with These Tips!

The surprising ways to make a picky kid a good eater Starting a weekly habit of cooking together will encourage your child to try new foods and give you an opportunity to discuss the impact food choices have on health and the environment. Read more at Today. 5 Ways to Turn Summer Meals Into Lifelong […]

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Cooking with my grandmother inspired me to make new food traditions

Cooking with my grandmother inspired me to make new food traditions

Our partnerships coordinator, Nara Sandberg, wrote for Grok Nation about how cooking with her grandmother inspired a lifelong love of home cooking and family meals: My great-grandmother, Sarah Schecht, was an avid home baker and cook. In 1976, Craig Claiborne visited her home and featured her and her challah recipe in his New York Times article Sorcery From an […]

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How Monday Family Dinners Can Enhance Learning, Quality Family Time and Lead to Healthier Outcomes

How Monday Family Dinners Can Enhance Learning, Quality Family Time and Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Parents and families today are tasked with numerous responsibilities: working and/or caring for children full-time, afterschool activities, homework help, birthday parties and taking children to and from weekend activities.  These leave little room for daily activities, such as family dinners. However, families who find the time to shop, cook and eat together may experience a […]

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Make Monday Family Night with Homemade Pizza

Make Monday Family Night with Homemade Pizza

Want to improve your family’s diet? Family meals are a fun way to do this! A bonus is that you get to spend some much-needed quality time with your family. Research shows us that children in families that eat meals together without distractions, such as the television or smart phones, are less likely to be […]

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