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Chocolate Tofu Pudding Recipe from Weelicious.com

Chocolate Tofu Pudding Recipe from Weelicious.com

Kids will never realize there’s protein-packed tofu in this chocolate pudding recipe from Weelicious.com

Super Sprowtz Teach East Harlem Kids About Healthy Eating

Super Sprowtz Teach East Harlem Kids About Healthy Eating

The vegetable superheroes from Super Sprowtz, accompanied by creator Radha Agrawal and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, stopped by East Harlem's Union Settlement to teach more than 200 local children about nutrition and healthy food choices through an engaging puppet show.

How to Make Easy &  Healthy School Lunches for Your Kids: Tips & Recipes from Weelicious.com

How to Make Easy & Healthy School Lunches for Your Kids: Tips & Recipes from Weelicious.com

Here are a few tips on how to give your kids healthy (and economical!) school lunches. Easy recipes included from Weelicious.com!

School Lunches: Easy and Economical Tips from Weelicious.com

School Lunches: Easy and Economical Tips from Weelicious.com

Here are a few bonus tips from Catherine McCord and Weelicious.com on how to make school lunch fun, affordable, and good for the environment!

Homemade Strawberry Fruit Leather Recipe from Weelicious.com

Homemade Strawberry Fruit Leather Recipe from Weelicious.com

Send your kids off with sliced fresh fruit or berries, applesauce, or this easy and healthy homemade strawberry fruit leather.

Red Beet & White Bean Hummus Recipe from Weelicious.com

Red Beet & White Bean Hummus Recipe from Weelicious.com

Make this healthy hummus snack for your kids rather than giving them packaged dips or a cheese and cracker pack filled with unhealthy ingredients. This recipe uses beets to add vitamins—plus a vibrant color. Your kids will get a protein boost and you can serve it alongside carrot or celery sticks, healthy pita chips, or whole grain crackers.

Vegan Berry Cupcakes Recipe

Vegan Berry Cupcakes Recipe

Try vegan baker and author of "Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale," Carla Kelly's vegan berry-infused cupcake recipe for a delicious warm weather, kid-friendly snack (or dessert!).

Vegan Buttercream Recipe

Vegan Buttercream Recipe

Try vegan baker and author of "Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale," Carla Kelly's delicious vegan buttercream recipe to compliment your cupcakes, cake, and other tasty treats.

Food & Nutrition: Fun Recipes, Time-Saving Tips, & Creative Ideas

Food & Nutrition: Fun Recipes, Time-Saving Tips, & Creative Ideas

Find tons of recipes like buttermilk pancakes, watermelon donuts, holiday treats, and healthy alternatives as well as useful tips like how to throw a safe BBQ and tame mealtime tantrums, and how to get kids cooking!

How to Store and Freeze Baked Goods

How to Store and Freeze Baked Goods

Carla Kelly, vegan baker and author of "Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale," offers tips on the best way to store baked goods - including cakes, pies, muffins, cupcakes, and other desserts - so they keep fresh as long as possible. Kelly also gives advice on the proper way to freeze and reheat baked items.

Healthier Alternatives for Your Fourth of July Cookout

Healthier Alternatives for Your Fourth of July Cookout

The experts at BistroMD discuss healthier alternatives for your Fourth of July feast.

July 2011 Online Extras

July 2011 Online Extras

Our July magazines are out on stands throughout the New York metro area, filled with local family events, how-to guides, practical tips and advice, and our annual Source Book - a comprehensive guide to family venues and services throughout the NYC area. On top of all that, we've saved a few extra goodies for our online readers. Check them out!

Easy Parsnip and Apple Soup Recipe from 'The Lazy Gourmet' Cookbook

Easy Parsnip and Apple Soup Recipe from 'The Lazy Gourmet' Cookbook

Earthy parsnips and sweet apples combine to make a perfectly sublime soup in this recipe from "The Lazy Gourmet" cookbook.

Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Addicted to "Top Chef" but still unsure about your own culinary abilities? These four easy cooking tips and shortcuts from "The Lazy Gourmet" cookbook will give you the confidence you need in the kitchen.

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising your children as vegetarians is a personal choice more and more parents are making due to health and environmental benefits. If you're among them, read on for tips and advice on how to help your family stick to a vegetarian diet without sacrificing nutrition.

2011 New Rochelle Farmers Market Opens

2011 New Rochelle Farmers Market Opens

The New Rochelle Farmers Market opens for its third season of delicious locally grown food and vibrant locally based atmosphere on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Library Green.

Whole Foods Opens in Fairfield

Whole Foods Opens in Fairfield

For foodies in Fairfield, the search for fresh, local, and certified organic produce is about to get a whole lot easer. On June 3 at 8:30am, Whole Foods Market will open its eighth Connecticut location in Fairfield at 350 Grasmere Avenue.

How to Throw a Great BBQ

How to Throw a Great BBQ

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, nothing spells family summer party quite like a great bbq and cookout. So grab the kids, buy the burgers and dogs, light up the grill, and prepare to start the summer off right. With so many tasty bbq recipes and fun party themes, you and your family just might be grilling all summer long.

Fun Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Fun Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Love watermelon? Check out these tasty recipes featuring this surprisingly versatile summer fruit (kid tested, parent approved!), including watermelon "donuts," cupcakes, "lasagna," sandwiches, and more!

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Try this recipe for a refreshing twist on salsa using watermelon, the quintessential summer fruit.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Syrup

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Syrup

For the kids, serve this sweet topping over vanilla ice cream or angel food cake, or mix it into sparkling water for a watermelon soda. For adults, it's terrific for watermelon martinis or other creative cocktails.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for shrimp watermelon sate. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will think they're getting away with something when they devour their favorite summer treat at dinnertime.

Calling All Grillmasters! Avoid Picnic Pitfalls and Barbecue Blunders WIth Simple Home Food Safety Tips

Calling All Grillmasters! Avoid Picnic Pitfalls and Barbecue Blunders WIth Simple Home Food Safety Tips

As temperatures rise, remember the importance of food safety this summer whether you're eating meals in the kitchen or outdoors.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for watermelon donuts. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will devour their favorite summer treat as a dessert.

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a few delicious recipes.




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