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Edible Kitchen Science Experiments

Edible Kitchen Science Experiments

Four recipes that explain the science behind cooking. Learn what makes ice cream so creamy, how popcorn pops, what makes marshmallows gooey and fluffy, and how English muffins get the butter-soaking nooks and crannies.

Why You Should Never Comment on a Pregnant Woman’s Diet

Why You Should Never Comment on a Pregnant Woman’s Diet

This local mom of six kids riffs on pregnancy cravings and nine months’ worth of unfiltered comments from friends and strangers alike.

Community Supported Agriculture: Fresh Produce from the Farm to Your Table

Community Supported Agriculture: Fresh Produce from the Farm to Your Table

Think the only way to get farm fresh produce is going to the farmers' market? Think again. Here's what you need to know about CSA: community supported agriculture.

QUIZ: What NYC Food Are You?

QUIZ: What NYC Food Are You?

Between pizza shops on every corner and 24 hour diners, there’s simply no better place to be a foodie than in the Big Apple. Take our quiz and find out which NYC food you most identify with.

7 Chocolate-Making Classes in Manhattan and Brooklyn

7 Chocolate-Making Classes in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Why buy chocolate from a grocery store when you can make your own? Check out one of these classes with your mini chocolate lover and create your own sweet treats!

Three Amped Up Super Bowl Snacks

Three Amped Up Super Bowl Snacks

Three recipes from Hampton Creek to up your Super Bowl snack game, including garlic spinach dip, sriracha chorizo deviled eggs, and parmesan garlic bread.

Three Taco Recipes for #TacoTuesday

Three Taco Recipes for #TacoTuesday

Three vegan recipes from 'The Taco Cleanse: The Tortilla-Based Diet Proven to Change Your Life' to make the most out of Taco Tuesday!

Outrageous Milkshakes are Taking New York City By Storm

Outrageous Milkshakes are Taking New York City By Storm

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer's milkshakes are sure to be the most delicious and creative shakes you’ve ever tried.

Hearty Soup Recipes for Winter

Hearty Soup Recipes for Winter

Stay warm this winter with three delicious soup recipes from ‘The Blue Bloods Cookbook.’

Pregnant Women Can Still Drink Coffee, Study Says

Pregnant Women Can Still Drink Coffee, Study Says

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital conducted a study and concluded that pregnant women who drank coffee did not affect their children’s IQ levels.

Junk Food Commercials Are Aimed at Parents, Study Says

Junk Food Commercials Are Aimed at Parents, Study Says

A study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics found that 25 to 51 percent of junk food commercials were aimed at parents over the course of a year.

New Study Claims Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in 10 Days

New Study Claims Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in 10 Days

The National Institutes of Health published a study claiming that in as little as 10 days, kids's overall health will improve with cutting sugar from their diets.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Several experts weigh in on the World Health Organization's announcement that processed meat causes cancer.

Mac and Cheese, Please!

Mac and Cheese, Please!

A roundup of the best mac and cheese recipes from local chefs, moms, and dietitians, including vegan and allergy-friendly mac and cheese recipes.

New Bill Proposes Modifying Happy Meals with Healthier Options

New Bill Proposes Modifying Happy Meals with Healthier Options

If passed, the proposed Healthy Happy Meals Bill will improve the nutritional value of fast food meals targeted at children in NYC.

The Ace of Cakes' Favorite Bake Sale Recipe

The Ace of Cakes' Favorite Bake Sale Recipe

Need a homerun for your next bake sale? Try Duff Goldman's go-to recipe for Maple Pecan Blondies, and get his tips for hosting a successful bake sale to help hungry kids.

5 Myths About Frozen Foods

5 Myths About Frozen Foods

Frozen food doesn't taste good, isn't locally sourced, and is loaded with scary chemicals that we don't want to feed our kids...right? Think again!

Red, White & Blue Watermelon 'Cake'

Red, White & Blue Watermelon 'Cake'

This gorgeous "cake" is actually made from heart-healthy watermelon decorated with yogurt and berries. It's a refreshing, gluten-free twist on dessert that's perfect for Fourth of July festivities or a summer birthday.

Grilled Watermelon and Pork Kabobs

Grilled Watermelon and Pork Kabobs

Savor some grilled goodness (and a healthy dose of antioxidants) with these colorful fruit and veggie kabobs. Healthy, hydrating watermelon is the star ingredient of these colorful skewers, along with marinated chunks of pork.

Red, White & Blue Cheese Sliders

Red, White & Blue Cheese Sliders

Slices of watermelon add a cool juiciness to these turkey burger sliders, while adding a hefty dose of antioxidants like vitamin C and lycopene. Add blue cheese and you've got a triple threat on a bun!

Spicy Watermelon Hummus

Spicy Watermelon Hummus

While a great partner to pita chips or raw veggies, this hummus also makes a great sandwich spread or topping for bruschetta. The heat of the spices is balanced by the cooling addition of watermelon juice.

5 Fun Summer Gardening Activities to Do with Kids

5 Fun Summer Gardening Activities to Do with Kids

Get your hands dirty! Gardening engages our kids in the outdoors while improving their well-being and creating long-lasting family memories. Here are 5 ways to get your kids having fun and learning about gardening, food, and nutrition.

Help Kids Make Healthier Choices at School

Help Kids Make Healthier Choices at School

Are your kids eating healthy, nutritious lunches in the school cafeteria? In his book Slim By Design, Brian Wansink, Ph.D., shares tips for how you can get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables at school, and what you can do to help the school's lunchroom become 'slim by design'.

Get Kids to Eat More Fruits and Veggies Without Them Realizing It

Get Kids to Eat More Fruits and Veggies Without Them Realizing It

Want to get your kids to make healthy lunch choices? Ask your child's school lunchroom to make this one simple change to get kids to eat more fruits and veggies at lunch.

Five Mile River Nursery School Partners with Whole Foods to Go Organic

Five Mile River Nursery School Partners with Whole Foods to Go Organic

Five Mile River Nursery School in Rowayton, CT, has partnered with Whole Foods Market, America’s first nationally certified organic grocer, to launch their health conscious initiative to go completely organic.




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