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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.

Lunchables Lunch Combinations Introduces New Line With a Full Serving of Fruit in Each Pack

Lunchables Lunch Combinations Introduces New Line With a Full Serving of Fruit in Each Pack

Classic kids lunch brand Lunchables introduces new fruit packs with a full serving of fruit in each pack.

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being

We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids.

Why Good Nutrition is Important for New Moms

Why Good Nutrition is Important for New Moms

New moms need good, nutritious meals to keep their infants healthy. Check out these commonly asked nutrition questions for new moms, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet

Looking to add more fiber to your family's diet? We've listed some commonly asked fiber questions and answers, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet

Want to lessen the amount of sodium in your family's diet? Check out our list of tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

The Heart-Healthy Diet

The Heart-Healthy Diet

Make sure your family is eating a heart-healthy diet - read up on some tips courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

New York City Flik Invitational Cook-Off Raises $5,200 for Children's Culinary Education

New York City Flik Invitational Cook-Off Raises $5,200 for Children's Culinary Education

Culinary teams from NYC's The Trinity School, The Dalton School, and The Grace Church School competed to raise funds for The Dinner Party Project.

Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition

Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition

Want to maintain a calcium-rich diet for strong healthy bones? We've listed some tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

How to Stop Your Child's Mealtime Tantrums

How to Stop Your Child's Mealtime Tantrums

America's Dinner Mom, a New York mother and author of "Dinner for Busy Moms," offers strategies on how to beat your child's food tantrums.

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

Jeanne Muchnick, a New York mother also known as America's Dinner Mom, offers the following advice to get your family eating healthier.

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them

Learn about the five key nutrients for kids that help them stay focused, boost their energy, and grow strong. Starting your kids on these foods early will help ensure a lifetime of healthy eating.

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

We all know the old adage: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Nevertheless, many parents find themselves short of time or struggling to get their kids to eat a healthful breakfast every morning. These tips will help make the morning meal easy and fun for all ages.

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

Melissa O'Shea, an NYC registered dietitian, shares her tips for post-baby weight loss.

Travel Tips: Food Safety On the Road

Travel Tips: Food Safety On the Road

If your family is among those that will be traveling this summer, heed these food safety tips from the American Dietetic Association/ConAgra Foods Home Food Safety Program.

Family Fun in the Kitchen: Fake Out Food

Family Fun in the Kitchen: Fake Out Food

Fool your friends with fake-out foods — good eats disguised to look like something else. Try this recipe for "fish sticks and french fries" with your kids for some family fun in the kitchen.

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Yahoo! Shine, one of the world’s leading women’s lifestyle websites, released the results of its “Alcohol and America” survey. The survey asked 2,000 Americans in-depth questions about drinking habits, favorite kinds of drinks/alcohol, and overall views of drinking, as well as differences between men and women’s drinking habits.

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

Women suffer disproportionately from hunger, poverty, and disease—seven out of 10 hungry people worldwide are women. Hunger and poverty are directly related to the status of women in society; because women are often the main caregivers in their families, they are the critical link in improving their children's overall well-being.

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children.

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too.




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