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Traditional Holiday Sides Made Healthier

Traditional Holiday Sides Made Healthier

Recipes for healthier holiday sides, including mashed sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and mushroom stuffing.

Three Dessert Recipes Made Healthier

Three Dessert Recipes Made Healthier

Recipes for healthier desserts, including fruit crisp, avocado mousse, and apple nachos.

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Four recipes—using favorite flavor combinations—to make your own hot chocolate at home.

5 Tips to Cut Candy Consumption This Halloween

5 Tips to Cut Candy Consumption This Halloween

Five tips to keep candy consumption under control after trick-or-treating

Three Desserts Featuring Pumpkin

Three Desserts Featuring Pumpkin

Three dessert recipes featuring fall's favorite squash

A New Spin on Thanksgiving Favorites

A New Spin on Thanksgiving Favorites

Three cookbook authors share their takes on traditional side dishes to amp up our favorite fall feast.

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What parents need to know about childhood obesity, as well as how to prevent it in kids.

Recipes for Three 20-Minute Meals

Recipes for Three 20-Minute Meals

Three recipes for weeknight dinners that can each be made in 20 minutes

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Angela Liddon, the creator of OhSheGlows.com, shares two vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free recipes that kids are sure to love!

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

Some children forgo eating at lunchtime to be social. Here’s how to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch while chatting with their friends.

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Tips to expose your babies to spices and global food, plus three puree recipes.

10 Places to Find International Sweets in NYC

10 Places to Find International Sweets in NYC

A roundup of places to find international sweet treats in Manhattan.

Three New Takes on Burgers

Three New Takes on Burgers

America's Test Kitchen shares recipes for revamped hamburgers, shrimp burgers, and portobello burgers.

Three Desserts You Can Cook on the Grill

Three Desserts You Can Cook on the Grill

Danielle Bennett, aka Diva Q, shares three desserts that can be cooked on the grill at your next barbecue.

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

With diminishing outdoor playtime, a lack of healthy meal options in the lunchroom, and a litany of high-processed food products marketed to children, it can be an uphill battle to instill in your family healthy, nutritious eating habits.

Make Your Own Chipotle-Inspired Meals

Make Your Own Chipotle-Inspired Meals

Minimalist Baker co-founder Dana Shultz shares her chipotle-inspired recipes for the Easy Weeknight Burrito Bowls and Spicy Braised Tofu Tostadas.

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama announced the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating.

Food as Medicine: Interview with Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.

Food as Medicine: Interview with Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.

Pediatric neurologist and NYC mom Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D., wrote The Dirt Cure: Growing Healthy Kids with Food Straight from Soil to help families learn to use fresh foods and nature to heal children from the inside out.

Seamless Launches Future Order Feature

Seamless Launches Future Order Feature

Seamless, the popular food ordering service, now allows users to place orders up to 72 hours in advance.

Three Surprising Ways to Cook with Ramen Noodles

Three Surprising Ways to Cook with Ramen Noodles

Chef Jonathon Sawyer shares three unique recipes that use ramen noodles, including a ramen salad, grilled ramen and cheese, and roasted chicken ramen soup.

Roasted Chicken Ramen Soup Recipe

Roasted Chicken Ramen Soup Recipe

Chef Jonathon Sawyer shares his recipe for a spin on chicken noodle soup using ramen noodles and leftover roasted chicken.

Crunchy Ramen and Apple Salad Recipe

Crunchy Ramen and Apple Salad Recipe

Chef Jonathon Sawyer shares his recipe for crunchy ramen and apple salad.

Grilled Ramen and Cheese Recipe

Grilled Ramen and Cheese Recipe

Chef Jonathon Sawyer shares a recipe for his spin on grilled cheese: grilled ramen and cheese.

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

Though we want our kids to have a balanced diet, getting them to eat less junk food can be a battle. Here's advice from experts to help kids develop a taste for healthier foods.

Katie Workman Talks Picky Eaters and Easy Recipes

Katie Workman Talks Picky Eaters and Easy Recipes

Katie Workman is the author of the cookbooks The Mom 100 and Dinner Solved!, which help parents navigate their kitchens to create great meals for the whole family.




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