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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.

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.

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.

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.

Three Area Restaurants Share Recipes for Kids' Favorite Dishes

Three Area Restaurants Share Recipes for Kids' Favorite Dishes

Butera's on Long Island, Patsy's Pizzeria in New Rochelle, and Maison Hugo in Manhattan share recipes for kids' favorite dishes.

Gougères au Fromage (Cheese Puffs) Recipe

Gougères au Fromage (Cheese Puffs) Recipe

Maison Hugo, a French brasserie on the Upper East Side, shares its recipe for Gougères au Fromage (Cheese Puffs).

Butera's Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Butera's Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Butera's, which has four locations on Long Island, shares its recipe for chicken meatballs.

Mac and Cheese with Bacon Recipe

Mac and Cheese with Bacon Recipe

Patsy's Pizzeria, located in New Rochelle since 1933, shares it's recipe for Mac and Cheese with Bacon.

Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

A roundup of grocery, meal, restaurant, and make-your-own meal delivery services available in the New York metro area, plus snack box subscription services.

Make Your Own Marshmallows

Make Your Own Marshmallows

Learn the science behind making everyone's favorite hot chocolate topper.

DIY Microwave Popcorn

DIY Microwave Popcorn

Whether you love microwaveable popcorn or are a stovetop aficionado, you'll want to learn why popcorn kernels pop into the light yumminess. Plus, learn how to make your own microwave popcorn bags.

Make Your Own English Muffins

Make Your Own English Muffins

Learn how English muffins get all those butter-soaking nooks and crannies with this English muffin recipe that teaches the science behind cooking.

Make Your Own Ice Cream

Make Your Own Ice Cream

Ever wonder how ice cream is made? We've got a five-minute ice cream recipe for you that explains the science behind the creamy goodness.

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.

Vegan, Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Vegan, Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies

Try these recipes for gluten-free, vegan Girl Scout-style cookies at home, including Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs. You won't believe how close the taste comes to the real deal!

Morning Fuel: Easy, Healthy Breakfasts from a Manhattan School Chef

Morning Fuel: Easy, Healthy Breakfasts from a Manhattan School Chef

From a Manhattan school chef who is no stranger to picky eaters, these easy from-scratch breakfast recipes help keep kids focused at school by fueling them up with the nutrients they need for their growing minds and bodies.

Easy Holiday Dessert: Frozen Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Easy Holiday Dessert: Frozen Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Want to change up your dessert routine this holiday season? Try this frozen version of classic pumpkin pie. It's a welcome twist on the traditional dessert and, bonus: It's super easy to make ahead! Just pull it out of the freezer a few minutes before serving.

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