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adult picky eaters

Posted by on Jul 6, 2010 in Blog Posts | 27 comments

There was an interesting article in the WSJ this morning about adult picky eaters. Please check it out! Picky eating is one of the most common issues I help families with. As you see here, some kids don’t outgrow their picky eating. If you are concerned, read a book, get some help. (Child of Mine, or Secrets to Feeding a Healthy Family, both by Ellyn Satter.) Are you an adult who only eats a handful of foods? Will you share with us, and maybe how you were fed as a child? It was...

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back to school lunch ideas

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009 in Blog Posts |

Jennette Turner is a natural foods educator based in Minneapolis. She teaches classes and works with individuals. Here is an excerpt from her 2009 newsletter. Thought it might jog the brain a little as the school year approaches. Go to her website to sign up for the newsletter and subscribe to Dinner with Jennette for more recipes and ideas. A Healthy Start to the School Year (by Jennette Turner) Lesson #1: The foods kids eat affect how they learn and behave. One way we can help our kids...

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Posted by on Jun 22, 2009 in Blog Posts |

Our pantry has spread from a few cupboards to every spare surface in our rather small kitchen. Those lovely built-ins that had fancy cooking magazines and tasteful pottery when we toured our house-to-be have been taken over by oats, crackers, beans, salsa, refried beans, pickles, condiments, malt-o-meal, rice, pasta, tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, basket of crafty things for M, broth, jams, mango nectar… With the added space, I can buy several of any item and be less likely to run out. I...

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family meal planning and money saver tool

Posted by on May 11, 2009 in Blog Posts |

When we moved into our house 3 years ago, the owner left an old chest freezer in the basement that he didn’t want to move.   I LOVE IT! This is my first chest freezer– now I don’t know how I would do without it. Keeping track of contents I tried to find a big dry-erase board for the top, but couldn’t, so I just took the wipe-off markers and started writing the contents on the top. Its a battered freezer in a dingy basement, so functional is what its about. I list bread,...

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organizing recipes

Posted by on Apr 22, 2009 in Blog Posts | 2 comments

It used to make me crazy when I couldn’t find a recipe I wanted. Was it in my recipe box? That Cooking Light from 2 years ago? Joy of Cooking? etc. I also didn’t like getting my nice books all dirty or saving magazines. I started a 3 ring binder with plastic sleeves a few years ago and have been really happy with it. Its a little extra work at times, but has a lot of benefits. You can display and protect handed-down recipes. See Grandma’s lemon loaf in her handwriting. You...

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