Mother’s Day Dinner

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Mother's Day Dinner: a perfect opportunity for every picky kids’ food issues to surface. Despite constant role modeling and their continuous exposure to all foods, my sons purely prefer plain and simple foods. Ironically, it remains beneficial for me to continue the positive food role modeling and exposure to all foods. Why? Because that’s how Bobby began to eat steak and Billy had the desire to try both the bread and the peanut brittle.
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Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta

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The weather is certainly warming up here in NYC and we just love it! My family and I can finally spend more time outdoors and I can try new recipes perfect for Spring. When the weather warms up, I love to use herbs like fresh basil. It adds such a fresh flavor. When I was reading the Diabetes Forecast magazine and saw their Polenta recipe, I thought that basil would be a great addition to it. So here's an adapted recipe for a deliciously fresh Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta.
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Food Antics

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Is there ever a dull moment in your kitchen? Well, there sure isn’t one in mine! My husband and I have noticed that our older son continuously asks for food all evening long—from dinner on until his bedtime. And he’s not actually asking for food; rather, he’s telling us that he’s hungry. Since Bobby has always been my famously “intuitive eater,” one might readily think: that’s terrific. Just feed the growing boy!
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Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

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I love trying new recipes, especially if I have my family join in on the cooking with me. Not only is it a great opportunity to bond with each other, but it also allows us the chance to sit down and enjoy a tasty, homemade meal. Just last night we made this delicious pork tenderloin adapted from a recipe in Miraval's Sweet and Savory Cooking Cookbook.
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Likable Lunches: Citibabes’ Style

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Need nutritious ideas for likable lunches? Here are some flavor favorites you can add to your child's springtime lunch box: remember exposure to new flavors and textures are key to increasing your child's nutritional repertoire.
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Is There Such a Thing as Healthy Fast Food?

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Have you ever found yourself in a bind while out and about and looking for a healthy bite to eat? Click on the photo above to watch Laura discuss some healthy fast food options from Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King, and Chipotle while on BetterTV's Better Show!
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