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Food News: Kids and Sweets
A new study by Jean Welsh of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the February issue of Pediatrics, found that for 3- and 4-year-olds already on the heavy side, drinking something sweet once or twice a day doubled their risk of becoming seriously overweight a year later. The U.S. dietary guidelines urge ... Food News: Kids and Sweets
Fresh Fruit for Dessert
This is one of my favorite photos - a delicious and elegant fruit salad that is so easy to make. Apricot puree (babyfood) Fresh berries Orange segments and zest Fresh mint, shredded Place the apricot puree in an elegant stemmed glass or footed bowl. Top with fresh berries and...
Chocolate Raspberry Pie
Chocolate Raspberry Pie We used this delicious confection as a birthday cake. It is easy to make and contains fewer calories and grams of fat than regular frosted birthday cake. 1 snack-size 3-ounce pack of mini Oreo cookies 1 pint Haagen Dazs Chocolate Sorbet, softened 1 pint Haagen Dazs...
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Easy Crockpot Applesauce
Crockpot Applesauce 5 pound bag red apples (we used Gala), cored and quartered, skin left on 1/2 cup Splenda apple pie spice to taste (about 2 teaspoons) 1/2 cup water Put in crockpot and cook on low overnight or all day. It only takes a few minutes to core and quarter the apples. And since ... Easy Crockpot Applesauce
Fruit – Ready Now!
When we first started our blog we conducted an online survey to food and nutrition professionals to see what we should cover: Today's entry will show how we always keep fresh fruit on hand and ready to go. Fruit is the best fast food! Fruit - Ready Now! The deli drawer in our refrigerator always ... Fruit – Ready Now!
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Presentation Ideas: Hot Topics
When presenting a program on healthy snacks for kids, Lisa Graves, MS, RD, Consumer and Family Sciences Educator, Purdue Extension, asks the caregiver or parent to devote a section of a recipe box to each child in the family. “Work with the children to fill recipe cards with healthier...