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What’s So Bad About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Our sweet and eloquent Heidi Pyper is back this week to discuss the sticky situation of High Fructose Corn Syrup. We couldn’t resist hitting this topic as we’re all making

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Mini-Week, What’s So Great About: Black Beans

I’m new here on SPC. but if you keep coming back, you’ll see I have a few ideas about food. I am not a vegetarian, but I am (ever so

Nutrition

Thanksgiving Week: What’s So Great About Cranberries?

Get this:  there’s a Cranberry Institute. How cool is a berry that has its own institute? (Do all berries have their own institute? I should look into that.) When you

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What’s So Bad About: Deli Meat

Our fearless columnist, Heidi, is back with the skinny on deli meats and their no-so-great additives. We’re not talking about your freshly shaved from the bone, New York deli sandwich

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Tomatoes?

What’s So Great About Tomatoes? I have never, not ever, met a child who will eat a tomato.  Except for Esme, that is. I don’t know how Ceri did it.

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Quinoa?

I’m happy to introduce a new column to SPC: What’s So Great About…. by Heidi Pyper. Regular readers of the blog know Heidi and her gorgeous family. Every week she’ll

Strategies

No More Broken Plates

Look at that face. That is, so clearly, not the face of a boy who will sit nicely and be fed. No waiting like a chump for the spoon to

Strategies

How Does Your Garden Grow?

The link between cooking and healthy eating inspired Laura and me to get our kids into the kitchen – and start this blog. I also think of my family’s weekly

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Pickey Eaters 101

I saw a book in the book store the other day called, “I Was a Really Great Mom Before I had Kids.” Which really does sum it up, right? Pre

Nutrition

Much Less Meat

I watched the first episode of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution last night. So very depressing. People fighting over their right to eat garbage, feed their kids garbage. What is wrong