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Green and Noteworthy

Green and Noteworthy

The eco-conscious among us are looking for products with healthier and safer ingredients.

Festive Low-Fat Dessert

Festive Low-Fat Dessert

No holiday dinner would be complete without a yummy dessert to end the meal.

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Delicious cookie recipes for the holidays!

Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

If you are looking for an appetizer to serve at your holiday parties, try the Crunchy Coconut Shrimp. All guests, including children will love this delicious holiday themed item. You don't just have to serve it at holiday parties, you can serve to your family any night as a part of your family dinner. You children will love it so much they will ask for it at every meal.

Get Creative with Stuffing!

Get Creative with Stuffing!

Tasty stuffing recipe for the whole family!

Beyond the Thanksgiving Table: Fun Recipes

Beyond the Thanksgiving Table: Fun Recipes

Thanksgiving rituals can make their way into a few meals besides the turkey feast. Here are a few ideas to try with your family...

Thanksgiving Kugel

Thanksgiving Kugel

Kugel (Yiddish: n. kugl or koogel, or kigel, in Galicia/Central Europe) is any one of a wide variety of traditional baked Jewish side dishes or desserts, and can be sweet or savory. It is sometimes translated as "pudding" or "casserole." This Thanksgiving Kugel took home the best non-savory title at my Third Annual Casserole Party, and was a Jewish (Brian Tooze)/gentile (Lacey Tauber) collaboration.

Children with Food Allergies

Children with Food Allergies

There are many ways that parents can prepare food choices that are thoughtful of kids with allergies while also still being healthy and delicious.

Products for Kids

Products for Kids

New and noteworthy products for children.

New Products for Families

New Products for Families

New and Noteworthy Products

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals

Family mealtimes are an important element in cohesive, well-functioning family life and in healthy child development.

A Nutritious Diet for Kids

A Nutritious Diet for Kids

These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class.

Stay in Shape Like the Pros

Stay in Shape Like the Pros

With the U.S. Open underway in New York, we spoke to two former tennis players who are now moms. These two chic moms know how to stay in shape and look good while doing it! Here they share their advice.

Lessons in Lunch

Lessons in Lunch

Making school lunch for my three kids was always the biggest drudge of my week. Then about three years ago, it occurred to us that at 7, 9 and 11 years old, our children were capable of making their own lunches. We were free!

Baby Food: Make It Yourself

Baby Food: Make It Yourself

There are many good reasons to make your own fresh, homemade baby food.

How to Detect and Prevent Dehydration

How to Detect and Prevent Dehydration

Keeping hydrated is always important, but as the temperature outside increases, parents should keep an even closer eye on their children’s fluid intake to prevent dehydration. Infants and children are more likely to become dehydrated than older children or adolescents because of several factors, including a smaller fluid reserve, a higher metabolic rate and dependence on others for access to fluids.

How to Keep Campers on a Healthy Food Track

How to Keep Campers on a Healthy Food Track

At sleepaway camp, kids often have access to sweets and treats from their fellow campers. Here's how to keeping them on a healthy food track.

Into the Mouths of Babes: Eight Easy Tips for Feeding Your Kids

Into the Mouths of Babes: Eight Easy Tips for Feeding Your Kids

The latest obsession among moms focuses on how they can trick their children into eating foods that are actually good for them. And, since summer is when most of us start craving juicy, fresh fruits and veggies, now is a great time to experiment with some fun, healthful food tips for you and your family...

Family Mealtime: All Kinds of Nourishment

Family Mealtime: All Kinds of Nourishment

In France and Italy, the evening meal is a cherished event. This simple family tradition is now in danger of extinction in the U.S. Likewise in danger are the things we do while having our meals — talking, sharing our day at work, home and school. Family mealtime has so much potential. We owe it to ourselves and the ones we love to do what we can to bring it off the endangered species list.

When a Child Needs a Special Diet

When a Child Needs a Special Diet

Imagine you are an excellent cook – and the editor of a food magazine to boot – but your child is allergic to everything you make. Silvana Nardone's 11-year old son, Isaiah, developed food allergies last fall, and must avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, soy & peanuts.

Children with Nutritional Deficit Disorder (N.D.D.)

Children with Nutritional Deficit Disorder (N.D.D.)

Most children are not getting the required nutrients they need for proper cognitive growth. More than half of children I see with learning or behavioral problems have histories of poor nutrition.

Family Health: Keeping Kids Fit

Family Health: Keeping Kids Fit

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), obesity among children has become a major public health concern. The Dewey Does Foundation believes obesity and its associated risks must continually be brought to the public’s attention, specifically to parents, schools and health officials.

New & Noteworthy: April's 'It' Products

New & Noteworthy: April's 'It' Products

Check out some new products this April...

Kids & Food Allergies: Facts vs. Fiction

Kids & Food Allergies: Facts vs. Fiction

For those unfortunate few with food allergies, certain "surprises" can bring more than bad taste — they can cause a full-blown emergency. Here are the facts on food allergies...

Dine and Date

Dine and Date

New service takes care of the kids — and mom and dad




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