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Creamy Pumpkin Rotini Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Rotini Pasta

Cooking the sauce for this delicious pasta dish in a slow cooker is a hands-off way to quickly get a meal on the table come dinnertime. This recipe comes to...

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Cannellini Bean Veggie "Meatballs"

Cannellini Bean Veggie “Meatballs”

These meatless balls pair perfectly with pasta and are a fun alternative to regular meatballs. Cannellini beans and walnuts provide protein while shallots, garlic and fresh herbs pack in tons...

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Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Chili

This creamy soup is perfect for fall! Warm flavors of cumin and pumpkin pie spice meet the sweetness of pumpkin puree and maple syrup. This recipe comes to us from...

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Spaghetti Squash Frittata

Spaghetti Squash Frittata

Sure, it’s fun to swap spaghetti squash for real spaghetti, but this vegetable works well in dishes like frittatas, too! This recipe comes to us from our friends at Living...

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Emily Burson, RD, Shares Tips for Improving Children’s Health, One Meal at a Time

Emily Burson, RD, Shares Tips for Improving Children’s Health, One Meal at a Time

Emily Burson is a Registered Dietitian and the founder of School Nutrition Plus (SNP), a school foodservice and catering program. Prior to founding SNP, Emily was a Food Service Director, and wanted to be able to provide clients with one-on-one attention and incorporate wellness. SNP provides healthy, made-from-scratch meals to over 20,000 students each day, and hosts wellness activities, encouraging kids to try more fruits and vegetables and learn about the food they are eating.

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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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