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Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes

By Kelly Bogard I hope everyone is having an amazing start to 2016. I know we have. Earlier this week, we shared 5 healthy tips from TFB member and licensed and registered dietitian Amy Halfmann about how to start the New Year off right with good nutrition. When she wrote that for us, she also sent [...]

Make your resolutions stick

By Amy Halfmann Registered, Licensed Dietitian Want to stick to your New Year’s resolutions—and help your kids stick to theirs? You’re a role model for your family and friends. So make 2016 the year to not only make healthy choices, but also model a healthy lifestyle and eating habits. Try these five simple, yet sensible, [...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

By Kelly Bogard I sometimes find it hard to balance work and home. As Butters gets older, it's even more challenging. Our days are busy. Dinner is essential. But sometimes it takes a while to prepare. My slow cooker is great for days like these. I just start it before leaving for work. And it is ready to [...]

Cranberry Pecan Granola Bars

By Kelly Bogard We’re well into the school year and all the activities that come with it—homework, sports, theater practice and so much more. It’s enough to work up an appetite. Every day. I know that’s how it is for Butters. She’s one of those kids who eat all day. A good breakfast. Tasty lunch. A [...]

Eat the fruits—or veggies—of your labor

By Julie Tomascik You pick. I pick. We eat together. It’s a mindset that seems to work if you want your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. And gardens, u-pick farms and community supported agricultural operations are great avenues. Because they offer the chance to get dirty, sweaty and a little smelly. It’s the [...]