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What’s in Season for February?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for February and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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35 Healthy Game Day Recipes

Whether you’re tuning into the Big Game for the commercials or to cheer on your favorite team, score some major points by putting out a winning spread! We gathered 35 healthy game day dips, appetizers, small bites and main dishes to help you out.

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10 Ways to Get Kids to Try New Foods

It’s not always easy to get your kids to try new foods, but expanding your kids’ palates is important for several reasons. It’s good for them nutritionally, it makes for better manners, and people who don’t make a stink about what they eat tend to be more pleasant to be around (or at least make easier house guests!).

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15 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

At the start of the year, many of us pledge to eat healthier. Instead of giving up your favorite comfort foods, a few small changes can make them much healthier! Add a few veggies to your pasta dish, substitute some of the meat for beans in meatloaf or make your own soup at home to cut down on sodium. Here are 15 healthier versions of your favorite comfort foods.

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Build Your Own Veggie Soup

Looking for a simple recipe to add to your collection? What about an easy way to get the kids involved in making dinner? This Build Your Own Veggie Soup might just be your new go-to recipe. As a busy parent, my slow cooker is my best friend. I love that I can add a few ingredients in the morning and know dinner will be ready when I get home. Get the kids involved by printing this fun graphic and letting them check off their favorite items!

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What’s in Season for January?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for January and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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10 Healthy Snacks for New Year's Eve

New Year’s is the time of the year when we set resolutions to eat healthier, go to the gym more or pick up a new hobby. Make sure you start the New Year off right by filling up on these healthy and delicious snacks at your New Year’s Eve party! After all, what party would be complete without the snacks?

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Fun Snacks for the Holiday Season

One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is to snuggle up with my boys and watch one of the many Christmas specials on TV. I have so many favorites! Of course, a steaming cup of hot chocolate is the best treat while watching these shows but this year I decided to incorporate fruits into our viewing snacks. Here are some of our healthy and yummy treats that celebrate a couple of the classics!

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