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Slow Food, USA

Slow Food USA is a network of members who share a way of thinking, a way of eating, and a way of living. It is people who believe in the strong connections between good, wholesome food (and the pleasure we … Continue reading

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Please Join Efforts to get the FDA to Require Labels for GMO Food!

The Environmental Working Group is one of several excellent nonprofit groups who need our help in demanding that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration require labeling of genetically modified foods.  What does it hurt to label the food? We all … Continue reading

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Processed Food with the Most Trans Fat

The nonprofit organization Food, Inc, shared this research on the commercial processed food that contains the most trans fats.  Recall that trans fats are the fatty acids that increase the risk of coronary artery disease by raising levels of bad … Continue reading

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Michael Pollen’s Wisdom

There is a link to another great *short* piece by Michael Pollen in the form of a question and answer interview.  Some of the gems of wisdom that he discusses at great length in his books are encapsulated in this … Continue reading

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Tropical Romaine Salad

This simple salad incorporates three tropical tastes in a base of Romaine lettuce. Kids will love the sweet fruits and coconut—better for them in their whole fruit form than any juice will be.  If the fruits gets them eating salads, … Continue reading

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Corn Sticks

This is a variation on corn bread but made in a cast-iron mold for corn.  If you don’t have one, another cast-iron mold pan or even a muffin pan will do but you may have to adjust the cooking time, … Continue reading

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Easy Corn Bread

This is an easy corn bread recipe that kid can make with a little help from Mom or Dad. Thanks to The Best of FamilyFun Cooking and Parties cookbook for this great recipe. Find the book at Amazon.com.  Serves 6-8. … Continue reading

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California Bans BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups!

Easy Kids Recipes: Teaching Kids to Cook and Enjoy Healthy, Organic Food We applaud the California legislature for passing a ban on BPA, an artificial estrogen in plastic baby bottles. We only wish it were a ban from ALL plastic … Continue reading

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