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Cutting sugar from kids’ diets appears to have a beneficial effect in just 10 days

By Ariana Eunjung Cha for The Washington Post American kids consume an insane amount of sugar — often double or triple the federal recommended dietary guidelines — and these empty calories are often blamed for everything from obesity to hyperactivity in the schools. What happens when we take it away? Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco and Touro University decided to find out by recruiting…

America’s First School District to Serve 100% Organic Meals

Source: Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams When schools in California’s Sausalito Marin City District return to session this August, they were the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainable sourced and free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). When schools in California’s Sausalito Marin City District return to session this August, they were the first in the nation…

50 Family Recipes Kids Actually Like

Plan your family menu, from appetizers to desserts, with kid-friendly recipes. Appetizers Yogurt-based (so it’s packed with protein and calcium), this dip is dandy paired with carrots, cherry tomatoes, and other kid-favored dippers. Get the recipe for Yogurt-Dill-And-Walnut-Dip.. Soups Thick, smooth, and fully satisfying as a meal in and of itself. Get the recipe for split-pea-soup. Main Dishes In terms…

Quick Kid-Friendly Recipe

Suggestion from Martha, check out this Quick Kid-Friendly Recipe from Ms. Stewart. Lighter Beef Tacos Tacos are a great way to showcase tasty fillings like beef while still being economical — but many recipes call for heavy add-ons like cheese or sour cream. Our leaner recipe delivers plenty of beefy flavor and a cool crunch without unwanted fat. Get the…

Play with Your Food: Fun Recipes for Kids

Get the whole family involved in the kitchen with these easy, playful recipes. Why not play with your food a little? This is a fun twist on Spaghetti. Check out a few more ideas at Food Network. Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/packages/recipes-for-kids/cooking-with-kids/play-with-your-food.html?oc=linkback After you have fun with food visit Reading Kingdom to help your children to learn to read. It’s fun,…