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Between the peanut-free classroom policy and high number of kids with nut allergies, it’s become a task to find a tasty nut-free butter. I was pleasantly surprised after tasting The Sneaky Chef’s No-Nut Butter. Its creamy texture and naturally sweet taste has quickly become a favorite in my home.
This no-nut butter is made from non-GMO golden peas without any high fructose corn syrup
By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, Contributing Blogger
I think most of you can agree seaweed can be a bother at the beach. It sticks to your bathing suit, tangles into your hair and, most distinctly, provides a far from fragrant sea scent. But, I’ll admit, there is something about this beautiful sea “green” (found also in brown and red) that has everybody curious about its new proclaimed fame.
Seaweed: A Sea Vegetable…
By Catherine Cioffi, BS, Contributing Blogger…
For many people, summer means beach time. For me, that beach has always been the Jersey Shore. Along with the sun and surf, the boardwalk is also an essential part of a beach vacation at the Jersey Shore. Some go to the boardwalk for the rides, others go for the games, and everyone goes to enjoy the food. But many of these delicious boardwalk treats are loaded with calories
Back-to-school time can become hectic gathering school supplies, buying new clothes and getting the kids mentally ready to learn. Another important task parents and caregivers do is pack lunch. Kids need to eat a well-balanced and delicious lunch, but sometimes as parents we fall into the same PB&J sandwich pattern. Here are tips and healthy lunch ideas to get the year starting right.
Keeping Kids on Track…
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger
Farmers’ markets are a hot trend in the food world with over a whopping 7800 markets registered with the USDA, so it’s likely that one (or many) are in close proximity to your home or work. With so many reasons for visiting your local farmers’ market, you’ll never look back.
- Local: The fruits and veggies found at farmers’ markets are truly local, meaning