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Haunted Kitchen

Owl Veggie Platter

My daughter loves to be in the kitchen, experimenting with new recipes and practicing fun cake decorations. She looks forward to the arrival of her food magazine, endlessly searches Pinterest, then supplies me with shopping lists to replicate the perfect pictures she sees. Of course, this leads to the next thing she is also all about, which is parties and using them as an opportunity to showcase her latest kitchen adventures. Over the past few years, this has meant an annual Halloween party.

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Sugar Shake Up

Foods in the Mediterranean Diet

Listen to dietitians Allison Stowell and Kit Broihier discuss the state of sugar in the recording of this free, one-hour webinar. This webinar is good for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered.

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Ickily Delicious

Butternut Brains

One of the most fun things about Halloween for lots of kids (and adults!) is the gross-out factor. The season can be full of delight without letting candy steal the spotlight when you give kids plenty of room to play with their food.

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Flu Season: Caregiver’s Survival Guide

No one wants to cook when they have weak muscles, a headache, a stuffy nose or feel sick to their stomach. Complicated recipes with too many steps can ratchet up the misery for parents and caregivers. I’ve pulled together some simple and nutritious dinner options for when you’re feeling ill, but still need to prepare a meal. Avoid overspending on less nutritious options and nourish yourself and your family with these manageable meals.

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Flu Season: Feeding a Sick Family

Despite your best efforts, cold and flu symptoms sometimes may get the best of you. When they do, we have a few options to naturally and healthfully treat symptoms, as well as comforting recipes that are just what you’re looking for. So, push those sugary lozenges aside, pass on the salty soup, and try some of these options instead.

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