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5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget

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Looking to improve your family’s diet, but not sure how to pull it off on a budget? Consider these 5 ways to eat healthier on a budget. Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya One of the dilemmas about food — and there are many these days — is that the healthier food is also the more expensive food. The […]

Make Healthy Meals Happy Ones

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How can we make healthy meals happy ones? Win your kids to healthy foods through their heads as well as their hearts. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. We’ve all had […]

Help Your Family Eat Less Sugar & Feel Healthier

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider providing naturally-sweetened and unsweetened treats to help your family eat less sugar. One of the things that the FishKids love about a visit to Trader Joe’s is the chance to hunt for the stuffed animal and earn a treat. In case you didn’t know, each location has its own little […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

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Want to improve your family’s diet?  Instead of buying the mediocre commercial products, make junk food yourself — at home, for cheaper. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase […]

How to Get Your Family to Eat More Whole Grains

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Help your family eat more whole grains by giving them a bigger piece of the pie. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. See that? That sweet, […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Make fresh produce a little easier to swallow. Follow these tips to get your kids to eat more vegetables. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but […]

How to Make Snacking Healthier (Plus 20 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids)

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Check out these healthy snack ideas to offer your kids better choices and feel good about what you feed them. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. I […]

Eat at Home More Often

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Learn how to eat at home more often to save money, control ingredients, and enjoy the meal together. Beef, Barley, and Vegetable Soup Over the last few years we’ve transitioned to eating more meals at home. During busy cookbook-writing seasons, we’d ironically have fast food 2-3 times per week. […]